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Painting traditions! Learn about and paint your own Naif art piece with José Morillo at WAO Gallery

WAO Gallery & Cultural Center located in Altos de Chavón will host a Naif art workshop with their resident artist and Naif art master José Morillo on September 10th.  Naif (Naïve Art in English) art is an artistic style of popular and straightforward character. It portrays familiar themes and the popular culture of the places […]

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Naif art adorns WAO Gallery and Cultural Center in Altos de Chavón in a “Spiritual Harmony”

On Saturday, August 20th, Wao Gallery & Cultural Center in Altos de Chavón opened the joint exhibition of the artists José Morillo and Frantz Zephírin, “SPIRITUAL HARMONY”. A magical night, where the union of two cultures full of an artistic journey and an enriched palette of colors is mixed to ensure that the union of the […]

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Sign Up for Chavón The School of Design’s Figure drawing course in Altos de Chavón next month!

Chavón The School of Design invites you to participate in next month’s intensive course Figure drawing course, taught by Jacinto Lam that will take place in Altos de Chavón starting on Monday, September 5th until Friday 9th.  This intermediate-level drawing course is an intensive course on the representation of the Human Figure, emphasizing its characteristics, and […]

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The artists José Morillo and Frantz Zéphirin present the joint exhibition “Spiritual Harmony” at Wao Gallery in Altos de Chavón.

WAO Gallery & Cultural Center located in Altos de Chavón will inaugurate on August 20 the joint exhibition “Spiritual Harmony” by Naif art masters José Morillo and Frantz Zéphirin. In this exhibition, two cultures come together under the same spirit. The artists will convey to the viewer the candor and ingenuity; the spontaneity and autodidacticism […]

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Chavón School of Design would like to know our interests: Tell us what you think!

We love the Chavón School of Design and all its initiatives and courses. The school is always striving to improve its offerings and services for the students, graduates, and all who are interested in the arts. Recently they have gotten countless great comments and feedback about the school, but now they would like to hear […]

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WAO Movies on the Rocks: “Isle of Plastic” by José María Cabral

Last Saturday, July 30, WAO Chavón Innovation Hub, one of the sustainable social impact initiatives with the aim of promoting Culture created by the Patronato Benéfico Oriental, presented Movies On The Rocks with the feature film “Isla de plástico” (Isle of Plastic)  directed by José María Cabral, in coordination with the General Directorate of Cinema […]

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The Under the Caribbean Sea | The Antillean Manatee exhibition was inaugurated at WAO Gallery in collaboration with Fundemar

On Friday, July 22, WAO Gallery Cultural Center located in Altos de Chavón, formally opened the exhibition Under the Caribbean Sea | The Antillean Manatee in collaboration with the Foundation for Marine Studies FUNDEMAR. In this exhibition, guests are able to see the process and emotions of Pepe, Juanita, and Lupita experienced on their way […]

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Movies on the Rocks: “Isla de plástico” coming this month to WAO Chavón – Don’t miss it!

A good movie is always a great option, but one that aims to teach and raise awareness is even better. This month WAO Chavón invites us to their outdoor cinema for the screening of “Isla de plástico” (Isle of Plastic) by the young and talented Dominican director, screenwriter, and producer, José María Cabral.  The documentary […]

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WAO Gallery in Altos de Chavón inaugurates the exhibition “Caída” by the artist Joaquín Basanta

Last Friday, June 17th, WAO Gallery Cultural Center in Altos de Chavón formally opened the exhibition of the artist Joaquín Basanta. Basanta, presents in this exhibition 28 ink drawings on paper, with impeccable technique, has been cataloged as an important promise for Dominican art by the art critics Marianne de Tolentino and Delia Blanco, as […]

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Sign Up for Chavón School of Design’s Figure drawing course in Altos de Chavón!

Chavón The School of Design invites you to participate in this year’s Figure drawing course, taught by Jacinto Lam that will take place in Altos de Chavón starting from July 11-15th.  This drawing course is an intensive first course in the representation of the Human Figure, emphasizing its characteristics, and general and particular proportions of […]

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WAO Gallery in Altos de Chavón presents the exhibition “Caída” by artist Joaquín Basanta

Within the exhibitions of 2022, WAO Gallery Cultural Center located in Altos de Chavón, continues to present to the country and the world works and exhibitions of great Dominican and international artists, in addition to providing the opportunity for new artists to show their works. On June 17th, the exhibition “CAIDA” by Joaquín Basanta will be […]