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MAYA

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People of the Rainforest

Exhibition Overview

Exhibition Type
Civilisations, History
Area Size
500 to 1000 sqm
Designed For
Museums and Galleries
Hiring Fee

For a 3-month rental excl. transport, installation, insurance:


This hiring fee is set for the following exhibition format:
Turnkey

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Core Experience
Hands-on activities
Panels and graphics
Original collection
Reproductions
Exhibition Partners
This turnkey traveling exhibition is developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Sport, Patrimonio Cultural y Natural, Guatemala and is curated by Prof.Dr.Dr.h.c. Nikolai Grube. The artifacts are drawn from the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (MUNAE) and the La Ruta Maya Foundation.

Description

Visitors step deep into the tropical rain forests of Central America, where Maya ruins witness an age of magnificence. There, Classic Maya civilization reached improbable heights and mysteriously collapsed. Yet, their culture has never disappeared — ancient traditions and languages are still alive. This turnkey traveling exhibition sheds light on the true story of this powerful culture from ancient times to present day. We reveal more than 300 spectacular original Maya objects from Guatemala, reflecting classic and contemporary Maya culture and history. Visitors can explore the awe-inspiring Maya architecture and astonishing cultural accomplishments in unique, immersive exhibition spaces.

General Information

Available Package Options
Turnkey

Extra Info

Highlights Details
- Size: 700–1400 m2 (The exhibition is available in two sizes.)
- More than 300 original objects from Guatemala, including the Figurine Group of the Court of Waka in El Peru, the Tumbaga medaillon, precious Maya jewelry, the Polychrome Stucco Figure of a Jaguar Warrior, jade masks, the Cancuen Panel, the world’s only transportable cave painting and huge Maya stelae
- The world’s largest and most impressive display of Maya objects from Guatemala, starring objects previously inaccessible to the public and just recently unmasked
- Rewarded modular exhibition design, hands-on elements, videos and multimedia elements

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