Mayan Art Exhibit
September 14–18, 2021
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will host a Mayan Art Exhibit featuring original art from four Mayan artists September 14–18. The exhibit will culminate with a Guatemalan Cultural Celebration beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18.
The Mayan Art Exhibit will also celebrate the bicentennial of independence for Mexico and Central America, which occurred in September 1821. Featured artists are Hilario Efraín Xitamul Roquel, Sergio Josué Cuy Saloj, and Lucía Anabela Xitamul Roquel de Cotuc. A representative will be available each day of the exhibit to answer any questions about the art and Mayan and Guatemalan culture. The artwork on display will be available for purchase.
On Saturday, September 18, the exhibit will wrap up with a Guatemalan Cultural Celebration at the Oklahoma History Center. Guatemalan food from Pollo Campero will be available for purchase, and several Guatemalan dance groups will perform. The events are cohosted by the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Guatemalan Consulate office, and the Guatemalan Society of Oklahoma. The Mayan Art Exhibit and the Guatemalan Cultural Celebration are free and open to the public, and will take place on the first floor of the OHC.
To learn more about the artists, please visit the online calendar.