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Sidewalk of the Americas

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Space Activations

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Sidewalk with painting of a man in a boat
Sidewalk of the Americas

Designed to be tiled across public pedestrian spaces in Mendoza, Argentina, this exhibition features 83 artworks from all the region’s member countries, while addressing the region’s development challenges. 

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Learn more about the murals “The Spirit of La Plaza”, crafted by Jamaican artist Kianne Patrice Hutchinson at our Headquarters in Washington, DC; “Latin American Female Identity” by Argentinian artist Mariela Ajras, a gift from the IDB to Washington DC on its 60th anniversary; and “Home: The Present, The Process, The Future” by Barbadian artist Sheena Rose’s stairwell mural depicting the Caribbean, and all of the Americas, a rich melting pot of cultures, languages, and traditions. 

Mural showing a mountain and a city in a valley
Space Activations

We are committed to aligning the arts with the wellbeing of our employees. Take a self-guided tour through six art installations across our headquarters in KIC’s second floor.

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Open Museum

Visit our open knowledge platform designed for supporting museums and cultural institutions across Latin America and the Caribbean in their digital transformation. 

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