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, Perspectives

Collectivity and Revolution

Emiliano Valdés

Collectivity and RevolutionEmiliano Valdés traces the development of artists’ collective projects in the politically volatile context of Guatemala, beginning with Galería DS in 1964 and continuing through the subsequent decades to the opening of Gabriel Rodríguez’s S1. MORE

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


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The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative is supported by a variety of far-reaching educational and contextual activities, including lectures, panels, performances, films, gallery tours, multimedia mobile tours, and artist-led workshops. These programs and accompanying resource materials will evolve from a dynamic process of exchange among the Guggenheim’s curatorial and education staff, the project curators, the artists, and colleagues from participating institutions. Check this section, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail for further details and news.