Following the success of the “Carpinteros” screening in November, the open air cinema in Altos de Chavón is back! Next Thursday, the Dirección General de Cine, Chavon School of Design, and Casa de Campo invite you to the amphitheater for a showing of “Nana”, a documentary exploring the journey and sacrifice live-in nannies experience while […]
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Chavón School of Design has two new film workshops this month!
The film industry in the Dominican Republic is rapidly growing and so is the new film career here at Chavón School of Design. This new 2-year career, opened last year in February and already has two groups, the first one to graduate next year. As preparation for it, the school had been offering various workshops before officially […]
Chavoneros celebrate their 30 year anniversary!
Different people might have different opinions about their time studying at Chavón School of Design. To some, it was the best years of their lives, to others the most challenging. What we are sure all will say is that they learned some very valuable lessons, not only related to art but to life. After graduation, […]
“Reading with ghosts” an exhibition by Lisa Iglesias and Tomás Pichardo
A few weeks ago, on November 16th, the exhibition for this year’s Fall Artists in Residence, “Reading with ghosts” by Lisa Iglesias and Tomás Pichardo was officially inaugurated with a cocktail at The Gallery in Altos de Chavón.
The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation invites you to the exhibition “Tolerancia’’
The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation announces the opening of the exhibition ‘”Tolerance ” on Tuesday, November 28th starting at 6:30 pm. This exhibition is a compilation of 50 designers and photographers from different parts of the world and special guest Santiago (Chago) García, Dominican artist and graduate of the Chavón School of Design.
Altos de Chavón’s Outdoor Cinema debuted with “Carpinteros” by José María Cabral
Last Thursday, November 2nd the DR Film Commission (DGCINE), the Chavón The School of Design, and the Casa de Campo resort presented the first Outdoor Cinema in Altos de Chavón with a screening of the Dominican film, “Carpinteros” by José María Cabral. With popcorn, wine, and drinks, guests enjoyed a new outdoor experience in Chavón’s […]
Don’t miss the first screening of the Altos de Chavón Outdoor Theater!
The DR Film Commission and Chavón School of Design invite us to the first ever outdoor theater in Altos de Chavón!!! A topic for some time now, the school will start projecting films using the iconic amphitheater as its location. Tanya Valette, the school’s film director, says: “The main requirement for studying film in Chavón is to love […]
Chavón students make international waves
The Chavón School of design certainly has lots to boast about lately! Their students have been doing great things in the short amount of time they’ve been in class this year, receiving praise from both Dominique Bluhdorn and Stephen Kaplan which led to a display of their work on the second floor of The Gallery. This year, […]
Fine Arts student work excels at the Chavón School of Design
As soon as a student mentions they study at the Chavón School of Design, it opens up many doors. As an artist, it can be difficult in the beginning, but talent and hard work always prevails. Talent is evident by simply looking at student work and this is just what happened last week when Stephen […]
“Relations” by outstanding Chavón graduate Mildor Chevalier on display in Santo Domingo
In June 2017, Mildor Chevalier was awarded the coveted United States 01 visa for exceptional talent in the arts. His rise to recognition and continuing success in the highly competitive field of fine arts in New York City is a remarkable story with Altos de Chavón’s School of Design at its heart.
A very promising future for the film students at Chavón School of Design
Film in the Dominican Republic is on the rise. We can see it in the movies that have been released recently, which include “Todas las Mujeres son Iguales” directed by one of our community members David Maler and stars his wife Nashla Bogeart, how the Chavón School of Design hosted the 6th edition of DocTv workshops, and […]