Tag Archives: archaeology

The Archaeological Research Center

In its 72 years, the Archaeological Research Center (Centro de Investigaciones Arqueólogicas) has consistently carried out its mission of studying and defending Puerto Rico’s Indigenous and historical cultural heritage. It is because of the efforts devoted to this significant project, initially led by Dr. Ricardo Alegría and later by Dr. Chanlatte Baik, that we have been able to assemble the largest and most important archaeological collection in the Caribbean.

Inquietud del ser por conocer el pasado y el futuro

Resumen: La exhibición Arqueología Profética, resultado de diez años de producción artística de Cecilio Colón Guzmán, se presentó en el Museo de Arte de Bayamón en 2014. En ella, el artista invita al espectador a realizar un ejercicio de instrospección, a la vez que emplea reiteradamente la iconografía de la cruz en sus obras.

Abstract: The exhibition Arquelogía Profética [Profetic Architecture], result of ten years of artistic production by Cecilio Colón Guzmán, was presented at the Bayamón Museum of Art in 2014, In it, the artist invites de spectator to make an introspection exercide, as he repeatedly uses the iconography of the cross in his art works.

Guaca: artefactos de los indígenas que poblaron Puerto Rico

Resumen: Guaca: visita al pasado indígena de Puerto Rico es una exhibición fruto de la colaboración entre el Centro de Investigaciones Arqueológicas y el Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, en saludo al 25° Congreso Internacional de Arqueología del Caribe, que presenta una selección de piezas de ambas instituciones con un fin didáctico.

Abstract: Guaca: A Visit to Puerto Rico’s Indigenous Past (Guaca: visita al pasado indígena de Puerto Rico) is an exhibition created in collaboration between the Center for Archaeological Research and the Museum of History, Anthropology and Art, in celebration of the 25th International Congress of Caribbean Archaeology, which presents a selection of pieces from both institutions, for educational purposes.