Things to do in Cusco for art lovers

Hilario Mendivil Museum Peru

A Cusco Shopping Guide For Art Lovers One of the best things to do in Cusco is to get to know the city’s artistic and cultural scene. A refreshing way to take in all the creativity that Cusco has to offer is by taking a walk through the city’s streets…

An Insider Art Experience at Casa Jaime Liébana

For art aficionados visiting Lima, Aracari’s special-access visit to the workshops and home of Lima’s renowned family of artists, the Liébanas, is an exclusive opportunity for culturally curious travellers to delve into Peru’s art world, past and present. The Casa Liébana art tour in the capital’s bohemian art district of…

Maximo Laura – Master Peruvian Weaver

Maximo Laura - colorful depection of birds

Maximo Laura is an award-winning tapestry weaver, internationally recognized as one of South America’s pre-eminent and most unique textile artists. Caroline, Maria Julia and I went to meet Maximo and learn about his work, driving out to his home and studio in San Martín de Porres, on the outskirts of…

Lisy Kuon Specialist Guide in Cusco

Aracari offers guests unparalleled insight into Peru’s rich history and culture with our specialists guides – experts in their fields offering unique perspectives and wonderful company. Here we catch up with Lisy Kuon, a true expert on art and history in Cusco, who has been part of the Aracari family for many years. Lisy…

Callao Monumental: Urban art in Lima

callao monumental

Callao Monumental – Urban art project in Lima There’s always something new to discover in Lima‘s exciting and ever-evolving contemporary art scene. I’d heard a lot about the art project in Callao, showcasing some of the country’s best street art, contemporary galleries and artists. So I went along to check out the…

Contemporary Peruvian Art: Pablo Patrucco

At Aracari we’re always interested in getting under the skin of Peru – understanding the places and people that make it the multifaceted cultural destination that we’re proud to showcase to the world. Recently, Caroline and I had the pleasure of meeting Pablo Patrucco, a homegrown Limeño artist at his apartment…