Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative


The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative fosters cross-cultural interaction between artists, curators, and audiences via educational programs, online activities, and collection building. It focuses on three regions—South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.

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Latin America, South/South East Asia, On the MAP

On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis Camnitzer

Caitlin Dover

On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis CamnitzerIn our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share insights from a compelling symposium; audio of a talk by MAP curator June Yap; and a new teacher's guide for Under the Same Sun. MORE

Latin America

Connecting with Communities for Under the Same Sun

Sharon Vatsky

Photo: courtesy Jacqui StokesThe Guggenheim's Director of School and Family Programs reflects on an initiative to invite New York's large and diverse Latin American community to engage with the exhibition MORE

Latin America

“I’m Doing it Because I Can”: Playing in the Galleries in the Guggenheim’s Under the Same Sun

Caitlin Dover

Video still: Rebecca Mir © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New YorkVisitors are discovering new ways to interact with the works in the Guggenheim's exhibition of Latin American art. MORE


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Public Program

Fridays, Sundays–Wednesdays, 9:30–1 pm and 2–6 pm
Saturdays, 9:30–1 pm and 2–8 pm


07/18/14 - 10/01/14


June 13–October 1, 2014
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today reconsiders the state of contemporary art in Latin America, investigating the creative responses of artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.

06/13/14 - 10/01/14

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