The Amano Museum in Lima

First opened in August of 1964, the Amano Museum, now known as the Pre-Columbian Textile Museum, recently went through a years’ worth of renovations and reopened at the end of May 2015. After 50 years promoting and conserving Peru’s textile heritage, the remodeled museum in Peru’s capital, Lima, doubled the…

A new exhibition in Barcelona, inaugurated on March 4th, «Oro, mitos y ritos. Arte mochica del antiguo Perú» (Gold, myths and Rituals. Moche Art of Ancient Peru) will focus on the art of the Moche civilisation which prevailed over the northern coast of Peru between 100 and 800 AD. Moche…

Las Pallas Lima Christmas Collection

Now that the holiday season is upon us, it is time to visit Las Pallas’ Christmas collection of ornaments, nativity scenes and more. Las Pallas handicraft shop in Barranco has been running for over 25 years. One of the best places to buy souvenirs and authentic artisan crafts in Lima,…

Lima Sculptor Patricia Olguín Exhibits in New York City

Back in 2013 we published an article on an exhibition of works by Lima sculptor Patricia Olguín at La Galeria in Barranco after Lauren, who previously worked with Aracari, interviewed the artist. Now Patricia is has works featured at the Agora Gallery in New York City, and Lauren accompanied by…

On August 15th Aracari was invited to attend the inauguration of an exhibition of popular art at the Peruvian-North American Cultural Institute (ICPNA) curated by Aracari’s history and art specialist in Lima, John Alfredo Davis Benavides. The exhibit is free to the public and will be on display from now…

Grimanesa Neuhaus Ceramics Collection

Artist Grimanesa Neuhaus inaugurated her ceramics collection, “Tiempo de Amanacaes” at the art gallery and handicraft shop, Dédalo Arte and Artesania in the neighborhood of Barranco on Thursday evening. We stopped by the event and found people milling about the gallery, discussing the works and the flower of Lima that few…