IDB extends deadline for open call for artists

January 10, 2018
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is extending the deadline for artists to participate in an open call that is aimed for those who want to provoke, innovate and offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean.  The call will be opened until January 17th of 2018. Artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States can participate. 

IDB presents DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism

November 12, 2017
Exhibition features works by 11 photojournalists from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present the exhibition “ DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism ” with works by 11 photojournalists who illustrate experiences of displacement in Latin America. The opening reception to the public will take place on November 15, 2017 at 6pm. Registration is free.

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2012 Cultural Development Program

August 08, 2012
Partner institutions include artistic and cultural institutions and organizations of the Civil Society The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 50 partner institutions to receive financing and technical assistance for cultural development projects in 26 countries. These projects will receive grants under the Cultural Development Program, designed to support artistic and creative endeavors.

IDB extends deadline for submission of proposals for Cultural Development Program

February 07, 2012
IDB Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean will receive applications for financing until February 24, 2012 The Cultural Center of the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) has extended the deadline for submission of small-scale cultural projects aimed at civil society institutions and organizations.

Art exhibit to showcase modern and contemporary works from the IDB and OAS collections

December 08, 2010
The Palacio La Moneda Cultural Center in Santiago, Chile, will present the exhibit “Art in the Americas” featuring 216 modern and contemporary works from the collections of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization of American States (OAS), and will be open from December 17, 2010 to March 20, 2011.

IDB Cultural Center announces the winners of the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art

December 06, 2010
“Faber,” by Chilean video artist Boris David Franco Navarrete, which explores global philosophical and religious traditions with majestic symphonic variations of images and sound dialogues, was awarded the first prize by the Fifth Edition of the Inter-American Biennial of Video Art organized by the IDB Cultural Center in Washington, DC.

IDB’s Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation, SEGIB, and OEI to Hold a Forum on “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a common agenda”

October 26, 2010
The Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation (ICDF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),  the Iberoamerican General Secretariat (SEGIB), and the Department of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of the Organization of the Ibero-American States (OEI) will hold the forum, “The Presence of Ibero-American Culture in the United States: Building a Common Agenda”, on October 27-28, 2010 at the IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC. The event is co-sponsored by t

IDB Cultural Center launches Call-for-proposals for small-scale projects

October 19, 2010
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank is launching an open call-for-proposals to obtain grants for small-scale cultural development projects. Applications must be submitted before January 31, 2011 to the IDB country offices in the 26 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB launches campaign in Washington, D.C. to help Haitian artists

September 10, 2010
The Inter-American Development Bank has launched the “Haiti’s Colors of Hope” campaign to raise donations in cash and art supplies for Haitian artists affected by the Jan. 12 earthquake. The embassies of Argentina, Guatemala, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela in Washington, D.C. are also supporting the September 9-16 campaign.

IDB opens exhibit featuring art from Central América and Panamá

August 16, 2010
The changes and effects brought about by economic globalization and information technology will be explored in the new IDB Cultural Center exhibit titled "Turns and Directions - Changes in the Arts of Central America’s Spanish-Speaking Nations and Panama During and After the 1950s," which features 27 pieces from the art collections of the IDB and the Organization of American States.