Articles Tagged ‘Art’

Between Museums, San Jose Bursts with Statues and Street Art

Between Museums, San Jose Bursts with Statues and Street Art March 31, 2012 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
Ancient art aficionados and post modern enthusiasts will have a field day in the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica. The  Jade Museum and the Museo del Oro Pre-Colombino house immense and impressive collections of gold, jewelry, artifacts, and pottery and the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) is a...

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast

THC and Mush: Graffiti Art Blossoms on Caribbean Coast February 10, 2012 | Whats New | Read More
Just when it seemed Costa Rica couldn’t get more colorful, an incognito cadre of artists with brushes and cans in hands has descended upon the country, installing works of art that bring culture into to the landscape and invite a closer look. From Limon to Manzanillo, Costa Rica’s Caribbean...

Puerto Viejo Celebrates 42nd Anniversary this Weekend

Puerto Viejo Celebrates 42nd Anniversary this Weekend May 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
Puerto Viejo celebrates its 42nd anniversary as a municipality of Talamanca with a weekend of festivities that kicks off today with live music, games, and traditional Tico fare. Friday night, Gregory Cabrera will get crowds in the mood to party with his highly danceable tunes, and on Saturday the biggest...

Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit in San Jose, Costa Rica

Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit in San Jose, Costa Rica May 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Affectionately referred to as La Abuelita (the grandmother),an immaculate Indian 1909 made by the Hendee Manufacturing Company greets visitors to the Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo (MADC) this month. At 102 years old, this bike is the most ancient of the 40 motorcycles on display for the exhibit...

Manga Meets Boba This May in San Jose, Costa Rica

Manga Meets Boba This May in San Jose, Costa Rica May 7, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
An anime stylized eye. Photo: November 2006 Source Oni Lukos     Now through May 14th, an art exhibit of amateur manga works entitled “Fantasias de Papel” will be on display in Costa Rica’s first and only boba shop, The Bubble Tea Co., also known as Te Mas Mas (Te ++). In...

60 Caricatures On Display in Alajuela: Modern Artists Use Humor and Irony to Share Their Vision of “Reality”

60 Caricatures On Display in Alajuela: Modern Artists Use Humor and Irony to Share Their Vision of “Reality” January 27, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
El barrendero by Alex "Nano" Nunez Under the slogan “¡La zarigüeya vive!”  (“the possom lives!”) and armed with pencils, paper, and plenty of humor, 16 graphic artists of the Colectivo la Zarigueya take over the installation space known as the old cuartel de Alajuela at the Museo...