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New gallery to be inaugurated during the Art City Tour

The Breness Art Gallery in Barrio Escalante will open its doors during tonight's Art City Tour.

Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’

The comic features 17 different characters, including Carilo, a child obsessed with soccer; Jimmy, who believes in aliens; and Mariela, an environmentalist who wears a heart in honor of sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora.

Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids

Tonight's auction at the National Gallery, housed within the Children's Museum in downtown San José, will feature more than 100 art pieces by different renowned artists, including Man Yu Fung paintings, and raise money for children's charities.

Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center celebrates 70 years

The Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) is celebrating 70 years as cultural bridge between the United States and Costa Rica. It is an English teaching...

New movement pairs seasoned artists with up-and-comers

A total of 20 pieces are on display, using media including paint, animation, videos and mixed media on paper. The current exhibit is called Tándem, a reference to the process both artist went through to prepare and coordinate their work: peadling together, as on a tandem bicycle, to attain a unique artistic outcome.

MADC exhibit ‘Over View’ showcases 47 videographers from 8 countries

“Over View” is a touring exhibit that features five Costa Rican videographers. This is good for the home team, and it’s exciting to see creative Costa Ricans featured prominently, but the exhibit’s real achievement is its diversity.
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Best Time to Watch April Lyrids Meteor Shower in Costa Rica

Those who love astronomical phenomena have an appointment in the early hours of Sunday to Monday, as they will be able to observe the...

Costa Rican Companies Struggle with Low Dollar Exchange Rate

Costa Rican companies had warned on several occasions that keeping the dollar so low was causing many economic problems. They emphasized that without action,...

Costa Rica’s First Indigenous Biocentric Restoration Plan Takes Root

A group of indigenous women, delegates from the Cabecares Kábata Könana Indigenous Women's Association, has been developing the first project of Biocentric Restoration of...