Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena

Museo Ixchel

The Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena (Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Costumes) celebrates the Month of Museums. When you think of Guatemala, one of the first things that comes to mind is color—and what better represents its colors than the rich textile traditions of this country? Visitors often ask me: “Do you know where I can find those beautiful textiles I […]

Read more

BENEFIT EVENT in support of the Museo Ixchel

Guatemala events

Sun. BENEFIT EVENT in support of the Museo Ixchel. Outdoor event for the whole family in the tradition of a Guatemalan fair: food & drinks, music, water slide and various other fun activities for young and old. Children are encouraged to bring along their bicycles. For more info., (tickets & directions) tel: 2361-8081/82. Finca la Azotea, Calle del Cementerio Final, […]

Read more

Finca el Zapote

You are invited to the annual charity picnic by Maya Fledderjohn Mark your calendar! On Sunday March 3 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.), visitors will again have the rare opportunity to visit Finca El Zapote. Those familiar with the extraordinary book Maya de Guatemala will recall that El Zapote was where Carmen Pettersen, at age 70 and blind in one eye, undertook […]

Read more