3 Can’t Miss Art Exhibits This Week

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Welcome to Remezcla’s weekly guide to Latin art openings in your city each week. Mingle with art admirers, collectors and casual passersby to check out these new works. And don’t forget to grab a free glass of wine…or three.

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

If you’re looking for some art adventures this weekend, the Museum of the American Indian located in the financial district in lower Manhattan has a great exhibit of ancient to contemporary Central American sculpture. The exhibit includes 150 objects from Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama all made between 1000 BC to present day. Check out the great diversity of culture in Central America by looking at works made by people of the region. The museum is open every day and admission is free.

Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

‘Why Did the Pollo Cross the Calle?…To get to the Otro Lado,’

Another free event in lower Manhattan is a dance performance with Areytos Performance works. The contemporary dance theatre ensemble will be performing acts based in Carribbean cultural traditions as well as ideas concerning social justice. They will be performing ‘Why Did the Pollo Cross the Calle?…To get to the Otro Lado,’ which concerns borders, freedom, food production and the significance of the chicken across cultures. Attend the performance this Thursday August 27 at 6pm.

LMCC’s Studios
125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY


Ever think about the microorganisms that compose every piece of matter in the entire world? Maybe it has been a while since you considered thoughts about the cells and building blocks of life but this exhibit is here to remind you of them. Using video microscopes this exhibit reveals what is moving all around us. The three artists who worked on the show are Brazilian interdisciplinary artist Carolina Jacobs Ramos, medical student and musician Pan and Laura Linda Miller.

chashama 1351 gallery
1351 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY