Mayan NYC is a community within New York City’s Mexican, Guatemalan and Belizean communities.
Mayan Civilization is one of the great civilizations of the Americas. It began around 2,600 BC. Though academics claim it ended with Spanish contact, the people and culture live on in Chiapas and the Guatemala highlands.
Sat-Mon, Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2020
Saturday, September 12 PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn
New York City’s leading Mexican folkloric dance organization has a touring company, a dance school and does arts in education programs. This company is so good, they should be on Broadway. -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
Daily FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC This branch of the Smithsonian presents amazing bilingual exhibitions FREE
TRIBECA, NYC | Daily Apr 24 – May 5, 2019 | Film festival | Argentine, Bolivian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and more stories
July 13 – September 30, 2018 Closed Tuesdays ~ Whitney Museum Meatpacking District, Manhattan ~ See how Indigenous cosmology suggests architecture which defines home and life itself
June 28 – September 15, 2018 THROCKMORTON FINE ART Midtown East, NYC
Literature, folklore, magic and childhood memories in this Guatemalan performance art installation and sculpture exhibition. New Museum Lower East Side, Manhattan June 6 – September 9, 2018 Closed Mondays
George Adams Gallery Chelsea, Manhattan Tuesday – Saturday April 26 – June 23, 2018
Acquavella Galleries Upper East Side, Manhattan Monday – Saturday April 12 – May 25, 2018 EXTENDED June 29, 2018
Park Avenue Armory 643 Park Avenue between 66th & 67th St Upper East Side, Manhattan PREVIEW Thursday, January 18, 2018 SHOW January 19 – 28, 2018
Nov 3, 2017 – Feb 18, 2018 UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ The curator shows how Albers’ travel in Mexico profoundly influenced one of the great teachers of American contemporary artists, bringing Mayan motifs into contemporary art
Mexican, Peruvian, and Chilean antiquities are on sale in the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas auction, Mon, May 15, 2017
A high-energy immersive experience of the ancient Mesoamerican legend of how chocolate came to earth at the House of Yes, Brooklyn May 5-21, 2016
Saturday, February 6, 2016 EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO East Harlem, NYC New York’s Mexican Mayan circus theater tells the story of “Wacah Chan,” the Mayan snake with two faces -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
EAST HARLEM, Jan 9, 2016 ~ “Kuxan Sum” is the living umbilical cord that connects the spiritual realms. Meet conquistador Cortés and the native woman La Malinche who changed the direction of American history. # mexican mayan contemporary dance
December 12, 2015 EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO East Harlem, NYC La Virgen de Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, makes a surprise appearance on her feast day -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
April 18, 2015 – May 20, 2018 ~ National Museum of the American Indian Financial District, Manhattan ~ Central American heritage
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Mexican artist Sergio Hernández inspired by the “Popol Vuh” at the Mexican Cultural Institute’s Galeria Octavio Paz.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 MURRAY HILL, NYC ~ A new book about an American journalist who loved Mexico at the Mexican Cultural Institute