27 Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest

From the 25 of October from 2018 to the 28 of April 2019
Exhibition of the 27 Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest.
20 works by 19 individual artists and 1 collective of artists Works comprise various techniques, from painting, sculpture and drawing, to performance, installation and video art

Tropic of Cancer

1 of the 25 November 2018

Photographic exhibition of the Spanish Juan Manuel Díaz Burgos, artist who is part of a current called documentary documentary photography. It is constituted by a polyptych of 30 digital color photographs printed in "Giclée" technique, which portray people in fantasy scenarios full of symbolism.

Rosa Idalia García: Voices from the horizon

From May 25 to 13 September of 2018
Rosa Idalia García: Voices from the horizon.
A selection of 68 works (mostly made in oil on canvas) that span five decades of constant artistic creation. Organized in seven areas or sections: Plural, Atavics, Singular, The horizon, Polyphony, Resonance y Accents;

The Plasteozoic Era

The 21 June to July 8 2018

Photographic project carried out by the Pictoria Newhouse collective that integrates Victoria Thomen and Guadalupe Casasnovas. It is a series of 23 photographs that show the insertion of figures of inflatable animals made of plastic, in natural environments appropriate to the species they represent.

Today I also have to tell: Juan Antonio Alix, the singer of the Yaque

It 19 al 30 April 2018

Exhibition that covers the life, work and time of the outstanding decimista cibaeño, from his birth to his death in 1918. The exhibition was made on the occasion of the commemoration of the centenary of the death of Alix, within the 21 International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2018, organized by the Ministry of Culture and the General Directorate of the Book Fair.

Ego Pod

From January 19 to February 4 from 2018.

Exhibition resulting from the Continuing Education Program for Artists that, in turn, forms part of the actions derived from the Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest to promote a space for exchange, debate and updating for visual artists beyond the realization of their own edition of the contest.

Treasures of Taino art

From the 12 from October 2017 to the 18 from March 2018

An exhibition that featured more than 150 pieces from the León Centro archaeological collection. The exhibition was a space to assess the greatness of this heritage through Potizas, pots, trigonoliths, axes, graters, amulets, ceremonial majadores, rings, necklaces, maracas, among other pieces of stone, clay, shell and bone.

All To See

From the 28 of July to the 27 of August of 2017

Exhibition that includes a part of the photographic collection of the Cuatro Caminos Museum Photo of Mexico, which allows an approach to the Mexican photography of the 21st century. Organized in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in the Dominican Republic, it featured a selection of more than 60 photographs and videos that show the complexity, thematic diversity and contemporary plural aesthetics of Mexican photography.

The Traveling Doll in Blue Mall

From 1 from June to 31 in July
The Traveling Doll in Blue Mall Santo Domingo, an exhibition that brought together dolls from around the world with a selection from the Rosa Tavares de Cabral Collection, donated to the León Center in 2002.

Two Years of Photosafaris

Del 22 de Junio al 9 de Julio 2017

Photographic exhibition of 35 photographs, curated by Ginna Ozuna and Juan Carlos Vélaz, as the result of the second year of photographic tours made by the ONE & ONE project, which shows natural and cultural values ​​from different regions of the Dominican Republic.

The exhibition project brought together a group of photographers who have linked their artistic practice with a defined environmental vocation, which mobilizes them to capture images of natural reserves, national parks and suggestive landscapes, which attest to their adventures in the Dominican Republic and Caribbean.

René del Risco Bermúdez

René del Risco Bermúdez
The job of being young
From 20 from April to 1 from May of 2017

Exhibition that offers a synthesized panorama of the life and work development of the writer René del Risco Bermúdez, who was dedicated to the XX International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2017, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic.

Dalí: Illustrating Genios

From the 24 of March to the 11 of June of 2017.

Open to the public in the Temporary Exhibition Hall of the Leon Center, it is composed of two collections of illustrations made by the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí about literary works The life is dream y The Divine Comedy. The set of 27 recorded on Life is a dream was made by the Spanish artist representative of surrealism in 1962, to illustrate this homonymous play by the writer Pedro Calderón de la Barca.

Bachatas and strings in the musical expressions of the Caribbean

From April 7 to May 20 from 2017.

A sample of 15 pieces belonging to the collection of Tommy García Sánchez, expressly provided to be exhibited on the occasion of the VII Congress Music, Identity and Culture in the Caribbean. These stringed instruments refer to the connections of Caribbean music with a significant part of their cultural heritages: that based on rhythms, genres and orchestrations created from string instruments whose study allows us to study identities and cultures Caribbean

Herminio Alberti, Portraits of the more here

From the 16 of February to the 12 of March of 2017
A sample of 28 photographs organized in 14 segments, representing environments marked by marginality, in the Alternative Exhibition Center of the León Center. These photographs of Herminio Alberti had previously been shown at Casa de Teatro within the Photoimagen 2016 festival, which in this past edition addressed the theme Between the portrait and the self-portrait: photography and representation.

The Traveling Doll

The Traveling Doll
From December 3 from 2016 to 25 from February from 2017.
Dolls from all continents were shown at the Media Center of the León Center.
The Traveling Doll exhibited a selection of 78 dolls from the collection, donated at 2001 to Centro León by Rosa Tavares de Cabral, together with 13 pieces provided as temporary loan by Julia Amelia Cabral de Thomén.

26 Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest

From the 21 of October from 2016 to the 19 of February of 2017. The exhibition of the 26 Art Contest Eduardo León Jimenes showed the 23 selected works of 18 individual artists and two collectives in the Temporary Exhibition Hall. The selected artists were: Guadalupe Casasnovas, Norian Cruz, Carlos De Leon, Elvin Diaz, Joan Diaz, Wendy Espinal, Tatiana Fernandez, Gina Goico, George Heinsen, Quisqueya Henríquez, Javier María, Natalia Ortega, Fausto Ortiz, Andrea Ottenwalder, Raquel Paiewonsky , David Pérez Karmadavis, Ernesto Rodríguez, Maurice Sánchez, Dhimas Santos, Karol Starocean, Mencía Zagarella, Juan Zapata.

Black earth

From Thursday 22 from September to Sunday 9 from October of 2016 within the photographic festival Photo picture 2016, the León Center hosted the exhibition Black Earth, a selection of photographs by the Mexican artist Maya Goded, which belong to the collection of the National Museum of Popular Cultures of Mexico, a sample made in coordination with the Center of the Image.

Gray areas

From the 22 of July to the 25 of September of the 2016 Gray Areas. Nuances in the city of the global era initiated a hopeful dialogue between the Museum of Antioquia, in Medellín, Colombia, with the Centro León, in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Bringing together works of Colombian and Dominican artists attentive to the international dynamics that have had an impact on the life of the city, to reflect on the transformations that are taking place in the economic, social and cultural dynamics encouraged by globalization, and on the problems, consequences and opportunities that its expansion has generated in urban life.

7,300 days in the collection of Juan Manuel Portela Bisonó

7,300 days in the collection of Juan Manuel Portela Bisonó
From the 31 of March to the 26 of June 2016 this exhibition project valued the figure of the collector as the driving force of the national cultural scene. The collection, in this case, is an object of study in itself.

Sosúa Vivo

This exhibition was carried out with the purpose of promoting the wealth of our seabed to encourage curiosity, sensitivity and responsibility towards them. As cultural entities, Casa de Arte de Sosúa and Centro León, are committed to the strengthening and transmission of an environmental culture, based on the promotion of knowledge, valuation and preservation of natural resources.

Wifredo García: See and See

From the 24 of February to the 16 of April of 2016 the photographic exhibition Wifredo García: See and See It was presented at the Hispanic American Center of Culture of Havana, Cuba. More than a dozen photographs that show Garcia's search on the typologies of Dominican men and women.

Exhibition Miró: Painter, Poet

Miró: Painter, Poet, opened in the Lion Center of the 12 from November of 2015 to 31 of January 2016, conformed by a total of fifty-two works published in 1975 by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Sacha Tebó

La ligne exhibition, by the Caribbean artist Sacha Tebó, opened at the 12 Center of the November Lion from 2015 to the 31 of January 2016, shows with a critical and reflective perspective of Tebó within the history of art on the island.

Green that I love you cold

Opened in the 3 Lion Center of October from 2015 to 3 in January, this exhibition showed a journey through the most emblematic moments of the brand, lived hand in hand with consumers. As part of the celebration of its 2016 anniversary, Cerveza Presidente made the Green exhibition, which I love you cold.

The unusual ironic look of APECO

The photographic exhibition The unusual ironic look of APECO offered the possibility of recognizing the legacy of Natalio Puras Penzo (APECO), reviving memories and stories of this illustrious and committed artist. It was open to the public from the March 27 to the 26 July 2015, and was supported by the Cervecería Nacional Dominicana and the Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation.

XXV Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest

Exhibition of the selected and awarded artists in the Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest in his 50 years in the promotion of the Dominican visual arts. It was made thanks to the support of the Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation, Cervecería Nacional Dominicana and BHD León Bank. The participating artists were: Laura Castro, Fermín Ceballos, Queury Dicent, Patricia Encarnación, Andrés Farías, Mónica Ferreras, Marie Jiménez, Joiri Minaya, Randy Morales, Jochi Muñoz, Freddy Pérez, David Pérez, Gustavo Peña and Maurice Sánchez.

With hands and head: Crafts as a constant creative

One of the objectives of the Leon Center is to organize, investigate, and exhibit collections of objects and artistic and anthropological documents that converge in a plural representation of Dominican and Caribbean identities. This is made possible through the preservation, organization, cataloging and putting into value of the funds available to the institution.

Virtual exhibition 70 years later: Other views of the Monument

One of the purposes of the Leon Center's Educational Program is to reach different audiences, either in the age category or by specialization segments, through multidisciplinary proposals that articulate the thematic axes of the institution: creativity, identity and livability.

Advanced Photography, is a theoretical / practical workshop that offered students the opportunity to deepen the topics of composition, light management and the criteria necessary for the realization of a photographic project.

National Youth Painting Contest for the Values

La exposure

By arrangement of the Vice Presidency of the Dominican Republic, within the framework of the strategy "Good for you"The National Contest of Young Painting for Values ​​was conceived, with the purpose of stimulating the artistic, integral and identity development of young emerging artists of our country and transmitting values ​​as ethical principles through creativity and expression artistic.

Duarte: collective visions in linked spaces.

This project was initiated by a group of Dominican artists living in New York in conjunction with the 5 Collective in Santiago, who in turn invited other artists to join the proposal to honor Juan Pablo Duarte on the bicentenary of his birth. It had two stages so far.

The construction of a look

Specially designed to integrate the collaboration between the Pinacoteca and the León Center, the exhibition The Construction of a Look -Brazilian photography in the collection of the Pinacoteca of the State of São Paulo (A Construção de um Olhar - Photographs of the Brazilian Museum of the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo) collects an important selection from the museum's photographic collection, with images produced between the decades of 1950 and 2012.

What is modern art for you?

The León Center, the Cisneros Foundation and the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection have come together to produce the exhibitionWhat is modern art for you?This exhibition is conceived in its entirety as an educational proposal and a laboratory of thought in which we want to provoke dialogues and interactivity between the public and the exhibited works.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • From: From the 17 of February to the 15 of May of 2011

elit-tile 2010. IV International Triennial of the Ceramic Tile

Exposure elit-tile 2010 It is a splendid result of the cooperation between the León Center and the Igneri / Arte y Arqueología Foundation. It culminates in the IV International Triennial of Ceramic Tile, whose success allows 357 artists to show their work from 91 countries, something unprecedented among the international competitions organized in the Dominican Republic and perhaps worldwide.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • From: From the 15 of April to the 18 of July of 2010

Fernando Peña Defilló: The eternal Return

The León Center has developed this unique exhibition project with the aim of delving into the impressive artistic career of Fernando Peña Defilló, who according to Yolanda Wood is "pioneer of the abstract tendencies of the insular Caribbean", as well as the "axis or main supporter of the New Dominican Figuration "according to the opinion of Danilo de los Santos.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • To: to the 7 of February of 2010
  • From: the 6 November of 2009

Feeling beauty: beyond the gaze

Feeling the beauty: Beyond the look It is the second collaboration project between the León Center and the Louvre Museum.

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  • Location: Genesis and Paths Room
  • From: From 15 from October to 13 from December 2009

Wifredo García: Peculiar Obsessions

Exposure Wifredo García: Peculiar obsessions It exhibits much more than the trajectory of an exceptional photographic talent.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: From 19 from February to 24 from May 2009

Geography (in) visible. Contemporary Latin American art in the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection

As its title indicates, the exhibition Geographies (in) visible. Contemporary Latin American art in the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection gathers an outstanding set of works of art of our days related to Latin America.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: From 26 from June to 21 from September from 2008

See you at the Play! Baseball and Culture in the Dominican Republic

The hobby, monitoring and practice of baseball far exceeds that of any other discipline, game or hobby that is practiced in a popular and intensive way in the Dominican Republic.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: From January to May of the 2008

III InterAmerican Video Art Biennial

For the third time, the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) celebrates the Inter-American Video Art Biennial.
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  • Location: Media Center of León
  • From: From 7 to 31 from October 2007

Of trade painter. Venezuelan colonial art. Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection

Being a painter in Latin America or Spain in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was not big business.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: From 22 from June to 16 from September 2007

Chronicles of paper

Drawing, as an artistic genre, has long been considered as a complement and root of other manifestations.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 1 from March to 15 from April 2007

Yoryi Morel: Autonomy and transcendence

From a set of over 200 works, mostly exposed for the first time, coming from approximately 67 private and public collections, you can explore and rediscover the work of Yoryi Morel.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 5 from July to 3 from September 2006

Landings3

Young emerging artists from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean participate in the exhibition that will be exhibited in the temporary exhibition hall until September's 3

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 5 from July to 3 from September 2006

Reinventions: Dominican photography post dictatorship

On Wednesday 6 of July, the Eduardo León Jimenes Cultural Center opened its fourth temporary exhibition of the year 2005 for all its audiences. A great individual with the most recent works of the photographer from Santiago Domingo Batista

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  • Location: IVAM, Valencia, Spain
  • From: 29 from September to 13 from November of 2005

Domingo Batista XL

On Wednesday 6 of July, the Eduardo León Jimenes Cultural Center opened its fourth temporary exhibition of the year 2005 for all its audiences. A great individual with the most recent works of the photographer from Santiago Domingo Batista, one of the most advantaged students of the photographic group Jueves 68. The sample was titled Domingo Batista XL.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 6 from July to 2 from October of 2005

Object book, Book art

Words of the Director General of the Leon Center, Rafael Emilio Yunén, during the opening of the exhibition Object book, book art:

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  • Location: Media Center of León
  • From: 23 from April to 17 from July of 2005

II Inter-American Video Art Biennial of the IDB

The Centro León has received from the Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (CC-BID), the great distinction of becoming the temporary headquarters for the screening of the awarded and selected works of the II Inter-American Video Art Biennial.

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  • Location: Leon Center Classroom
  • From: 22 from June to 3 from Julio from 2005

Do not take it off I paint it

The visual codes of meringue

The signs that have deciphered dozens of artists in the national rhythm of Dominicans, could be seen in the exhibition that opened the Leon Center on Wednesday 6 in April.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 6 from April to 5 from June of 2005

Max Pou: visual chronicler of an era

On Monday 6 in December the exhibition was inaugurated ONE HUNDRED TIMES MAX. Max Pou: visual chronicler of an era, first exhibition that Leon Center conceived and realized about a Dominican artist.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 7 from December from 2004 to 13 from February from 2005

Exodus: Sebastião Salgado

On the occasion of the Day of the Rights of Migrant Persons, the León Center presented an exhibition of posters with works by Sebastião Salgado. The exhibition consisted of 30 pieces from the Éxodos series that the Brazilian photographer has made in three continents (Asia, Africa and America) and in dozens of countries.

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  • Location: Activities room
  • From: 1 from September to 15 from September, 2004

Eugenio Bulk

The Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, the Spanish Art Program for the Exterior, the State Society for Foreign Cultural Action and the Embassy of Spain in the Dominican Republic presented the Eugenio Granell exhibition. The León Center exhibited an important selection of the artist's paintings, considered "the last Spanish surrealist painter" and who for a long time resided in our country.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 27 from July to 19 from September, 2004

Théodore Chassériau: Works on paper

The Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, the Spanish Art Program for the Exterior, the State Society for Foreign Cultural Action and the Embassy of Spain in the Dominican Republic presented the Eugenio Granell exhibition.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio Temporary Room vda. Lion
  • From: 27 from July to 19 from September, 2004

Saints of Dominican woods

The Leon Center made, on the occasion of DATE 2004, the temporary exhibition of Saints of Palo Dominicanos in the cathedral of San Felipe Apóstol of Puerto Plata, on 27, 28, 29 and 30 days of April of 2004. This exhibition was part of the cultural program coordinated by the Hotel Association of Playa Dorada.

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  • Location: Cathedral San Felipe Apostle of Puerto Plata
  • From: 27 from March to 30 from March, 2004

Colombian Art / Four decades of the Suramericana Collection

This exhibition is integrated by an important selection of the Suramericana Art Collection, formed through a continuous process of acquisitions of works of art from the middle of the last century to the present.

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  • Location: María Asensio de Léon Temporary Exhibition Hall
  • To: the 19 of September 2013
  • From: the 08 of August 2013

XXIV Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest: Innovation as a principle

The Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest, held at 2010, introduced important changes in the format of an event that will soon reach half a century of existence, stimulating the development of the visual arts in the Dominican Republic.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • To: the 20 of January of 2013
  • From: the 19 of October of 2012

Treasures of Taíno art in Cádiz.

Treasures of Taino art offers a perspective that starts from the Taíno universe itself to give an account of the values ​​achieved by its environmental, artistic and artisanal practices.

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  • Location: Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM). Valencia Spain
  • To: the 23 September 2012
  • From: of 3 July 2012

What a broom counts: Dominican culture of everyday life

What a broom counts: Dominican culture of the everyday proposes to the public an exchange around who we are as a people, using the broom as a valid intermediary.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • To: the 30 September 2012
  • From: of 20 June 2012

Wings and roots: Ada Balcácer

The exhibition project Wings and roots: Ada Balcácer is a proposal of the Leon Center that is part of its program on Great Consecrated Masters in the Visual Arts of the Dominican Republic.

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  • Location: Maria Asensio de Temporary Exhibition Hall of León
  • To: the 12 of February of 2012
  • From: the November 18 2011