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

“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

Latin America, Perspectives

Sandra Eleta in Portobelo

Adrienne Samos

Sandra Eleta in PortobeloAdrienne Samos looks at the creative journey of artist and photographer Sandra Eleta, whose return to Portobelo, a village on Panama’s Caribbean coast that she first visited as a child, continues to fuel her work. MORE

Latin America, Dispatches

Dispatch: Puerto Rico

Pablo León de la Barra

Dispatch: Puerto RicoReport number six from Pablo Léon de la Barra's exhibition-research trips across Latin America documents visits made by the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, to cultural hotspots in Puerto Rico, where artists and organizers are finding creative ways to persevere against the backdrop of an economy in crisis, often by drawing on the country’s MORE


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Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2–4:30 pm



Friday, September 19, 2014, 11 am–6:30 pm


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Film Program

Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 1 pm


Film Program

Saturday, September 20, 2014 @ 6 pm


Film Program

Friday, September 19, 2014 @ 1 pm


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


Every Friday and Sunday during the exhibition.

07/11/14 - 09/28/14

Film Program

Saturdays–Tuesdays, 11 am and 3 pm

09/06/14 - 09/30/14






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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