The Pre-Columbian Art Museum Casa del Alabado is pleased to invite you to the temporary exhibition “El tejido hablado” (The spoken cloth) by Tamar Guimarães, which will be on view until 31 December 2019. El tejido hablado is the fifth chapter of the
Text: The Pre-Columbian Art Museum Casa del Alabado Perceiving a pre Columbian art piece requires facing a completely unknown language for our time. The material, technique, and physical qualities of a work
The Pre-Columbian Art Museum Casa del Alabado is pleased to invite you to “Cabinet: Pre-Columbian Humboldt” which will open on August 9 and remain open to the public until December 5, 2019. As part of
Temporary exhibition: “Animals and The Pre-Columbian World” The Pre-Columbian Art Museum Casa del Alabado is pleased to invite you to the temporary exhibition “Animals and the Pre-Columbian World”, which will remain open to the public until
Throughout time, human cultures have used amulets… Small ornaments that are symbols of good luck and faith, thought to give protection against evil or danger. Our ancestors used them, and we still do… The museum Casa del Alabado, located in Quito‘s historic downtown, exhibits small but very representative figures belonging to Pre-Columbian Ecuadorian cultures.
Museums and Archaeological Sites to visit in and around Quito. Don’t miss the chance of placing one foot on the northern hemisphere and the other on the southern hemisphere of our planet in the Middle of the World site.
55 km from Quito you can visit the reserve that is named after the famous Ilinizas volcanoes!
As you head down the Panamericana road, you will find lower elevations and warmer drier climates. The Southern Andes region has a lonely, faraway feel to it, reinforced by its sparse population, scarcity of large towns and long stretches of wild.