IDB extends deadline for open call for artists

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:32
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

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 19:00
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 hosts the "Touring Exhibition for the International Year of Quinoa 2013” in Washington DC

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 03:00
To highlight the virtues of the quinoa and to contribute to the recovery of the identity of the original peoples in Bolivia, the renown Bolivian artist Gastón Ugalde, has created the exhibition titled “Touring exhibition for the International Year of Quinoa”, emphasizing their ancestral feeding power that survived colonial attempts to eradicate native cultures.

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2012 Cultural Development Program

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 03:00
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.

Master Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez meets with IDB President Moreno

Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 17:30
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, met yesterday with Master Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez to discuss the artist’s works and to share ideas about the direction of creative industries throughout the Latin American and Caribbean region.  Cruz-Diez, considered a major figure in contemporary art and one of the founders of the Kinetic Art movement has lived and worked in Paris since 1960. His research and color experimentation brought about unconventional color structures in his paintings which the eye often perceives as motion. 

IDB extends deadline for submission of proposals for Cultural Development Program

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 03:00
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.

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”

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 03:00
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

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 03:00
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

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 03:00
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 announces partner institutions for the 2010 Cultural Development Program

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 28 partner institutions to finance and provide technical assistance to small-scale cultural development projects in 21 countries. Under the Bank’s Cultural Development Program, these projects will receive grants of US$3,000 and US$7,000. The Cultural Development Program, managed by the IDB Cultural Center, aims to promote cultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean by financing projects and working hand-in-hand as project partner.