Castle of toys

Chilean toys to take over Parque Forestal

A new exhibition charting the craftsmanship and design of Chilean toys will take up residence in a historic downtown Santiago park.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 Chilean toy collection finds new home in iconic downtown Santiago park. Photo via Museo del Juguete Category: Daily life - Culture

Keep contained

Chilean container theater festival returns to Valparaíso

The fourth edition of the Festival Teatro Container brings an international flavor to the ‘Jewel of the Pacific.’

Friday, April 11, 2014 Shipping containers are transformed into artwork in Valparaíso. Photo by Teatro Container/Facebook Category: Daily life - Culture

Share the music

Chile’s national library welcomes major music collection

Alicia and Álvaro Correa Álvarez gift the Chilean public an amazing array of poems and music along with a memorial performance.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Traditional musicians Alicia and Álvaro Correa Álvarez donated their vast collection of music and po Category: Education - Culture

Break a leg!

Chile’s government places culture at the center of its program

President Bachelet’s administration promises to double the arts budget and improve
access to culture for most vulnerable.

Monday, April 07, 2014 President Bachelet announces a doubling of the culture budget and plans to create a new large capaci Category: Daily life - Culture

Put your hands up

Chilean capital’s San Borja Park to host sculpture museum

An ambitious renovation program will see the city center park welcome a permanent exhibition by renowned Chilean sculptor Mario Irrarazábal.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Santiago’s San Borja has been greenlighted for a renovation project and the future site of an open-a Category: Daily life - Culture
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