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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… the giant armadillo of San Ramón!
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Arts and Culture
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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… the giant armadillo of San Ramón!

Mitzi Stark - June 14, 2015

A super-sized armadillo (Glyptotherium arizonae) weighing one ton and measuring close to three meters long has joined the immobile menagerie at the San Ramón Museum. The collection…

Art exhibit shows intersection of printed money, history, and nationalism
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Art Walks
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Art exhibit shows intersection of printed money, history, and nationalism

The Tico Times - December 17, 2014

In the history of Costa Rica, few expats were more influential than Tomás Povedano. Born and raised in Spain, Povedano enjoyed some stints in Ecuador before moving…

‘Casi Invisibles’ celebrates diversity among Costa Rican artists
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Art Walks
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‘Casi Invisibles’ celebrates diversity among Costa Rican artists

The Tico Times - November 12, 2014

If you’re going to dedicate a year to a single exhibit, it better be good. The Central Bank Museums have taken a considerable risk with their latest…

Wondrous or hideous? Frank Gehry-designed natural history museum opens to fanfare in Panama
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Art?
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Wondrous or hideous? Frank Gehry-designed natural history museum opens to fanfare in Panama

Matt Levin - October 3, 2014

A natural history museum designed by famed architect Frank Gehry opened in Panama City this week. The Biomuseo -- a project first conceived nearly 15 years ago and…

‘Toys’ exhibit at National Gallery oozes nostalgia
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Art Walks
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‘Toys’ exhibit at National Gallery oozes nostalgia

The Tico Times - September 10, 2014

Nostalgia is a mysterious feeling. You smell baking cookies, and you are transported back to your grandmother’s kitchen. You taste Kool-Aid, and you think of your first…