National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Latino Center announce Ceramica de los Ancestros. Central America’s Past Revealed

. March 9, 2013 . 0 Comments

National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Latino Center in Washington, D.C., present Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed,” a new major bilingual exhibition opening March 29.

This exhibition illuminates Central America’s vibrant ancestral heritage. For thousands of years, Central American has been home to complex civilizations, each with unique, sophisticated ways of life, value systems and arts. The ceramics these diverse communities left behind, combined with recent archaeological discoveries, help tell the stories of these cultures and their achievements. The exhibition examines seven regions representing distinct Central American cultural areas that are today part of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The exhibition will be open through Feb. 1, 2015, in the third level W. Richard West Jr. Contemporary Arts Gallery.

For more information and program schedules, visit www.AmericanIndian.si.edu

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