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Art and Crafts

Temporary Exhibition: The Jama Coaque Dancers

Text: The Pre-Columbian Art Museum Casa del Alabado.  Among the pieces featuring pre-Columbian characters, the dancers are the most visually stunning.  They carry an extensive variety of objects over their bodies;

Caretas & Máscaras Tradicionales de Quito

La celebración de fin de año es uno de los días festivos más esperados en nuestro país, en el participan personas de todas las edades, entre ellos adultos, jóvenes y

Temporary Exhibition: El tejido hablado

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

Masks a Local New Year´s Tradition

New Years celebrations are festive days in our country! People from every age and background participate in a celebration known as “The Party of the Innocents” since the 19th century.

The Untranslatable language of stamps

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

Temporary Exhibition: Cabinet Pre-Columbian Humboldt

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

Casa del Alabado: Animals and The Pre-Columbian World

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

Allpamamas: Moda basada en la colaboración intercultural

Allpamamas: un proyecto de moda basado en la colaboración intercultural a través de experiencias compartidas. En una entrevista con This is Ecuador, Vanessa Alarcón nos cuenta sobre esta marca, la colaboración entre diseñadoras y artesanas, el comercio justo y sus procesos zero-waste.

Colorful displays and skilled artisans: visit the Otavalo Fair!

Otavalo is the city of striking colors, delicate crafts and skilled artisans. We love to visit the local fair hosted in Plaza de Ponchos. Read about our experience!