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PhotoWalk VAEA II El Calvario del Hatillo Gallery

PhotoWalk VAEA II El Calvario del Hatillo On Saturday December 17th, 2016 over sixty photographers joined VAEA for the second edition of PhotoWalk on the neighborhood of El Calvario del Hatillo. This fantastic initiative was led by photographers Francisco (Pancho) Acuña and Edgar Martínez who gave guidance to the photographers to best capture the stories of El Calvario. Bellow enjoy a selection of the best photos of the encounter. Hashtag #VAEAPaseoFotografico. PhotoWalk VAEA was organized in conjunction with Vive el Hatillo for the event El Calvario Puertas Abiertas. Our gratitud to the inhabitants of El Calvario for their hospitality, to [...]

02/20/17 Sofia Imber

Sofia Imber (May 8, 1924 - February 20, 2017) Sofía Imber and VAEA's President Ali Cordero Casal, photo by Verónica Liprandi, 2014. The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and artistic community for the loss of Sofia Ímber, a journalist and notable promoter of the arts in Venezuela and Latin America. Ímber, was awarded the Páez Medal of the Arts in 2014, an annual award from our institution that recognizes excellence in the field of arts. On that occasion, Sofia traveled to New York to receive her award “on behalf of [...]

12/17/16 PhotoWalk VAEA II El Calvario

VAEA invita al segundo Paseo Fotográfico por El Calvario del Hatillo #VAEAPaseoFotografico #ElCalvarioPuertasAbiertas Día: Sábado 17 de Diciembre 2016 Hora: de 8:00am a 11:30am Guías: Francisco (Pancho) Acuña, Edgar Martínez y José Alirio Rojas. Punto de encuentro: Plaza Bolívar de El Hatillo Participación Gratuita, confirma tu asistencia: Veronica Liprandi vliprandi@vaearts.org El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) se complace en invitar a toda la comunidad artística y público general al segundo Paseo Fotográfico VAEA recorriendo la comunidad del Calvario del Municipio el Hatillo en Caracas, este sábado 17 de diciembre de 2016 a partir de las 8:00 a.m. hasta las 11:30 de la mañana. Esta actividad es [...]

12/08/16 Guataca Nights presents MV Caldera

Guataca Nights @NY presents Parranda featuring MV Caldera Date: Thursday December 8th, 2016 Time: Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 9:00pm Location: DROM 85 Avenue A, (between 5th St & 6th St) New York, NY General Admission: $17.00 /$35.00 For tickets: Click here The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a special edition of Guataca Nights, presenting the best of Venezuelan and American music. Recent Music Events

12/08/16 Chroma | Music + Photography | Caracas

Chroma | Music + Photography Día: 8 de Diciembre, 2016 Hora:  7:00pm Lugar: Centro Cultural Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela Tickets: 3,727 Bs. F. click aqui Más Información: click aqui El jueves 8 de diciembre a las 7:00 p.m., se llevará a cabo la primera edición de Chroma en el Centro Cultural Chacao despues de su exitoso estreno en Nueva York. Entradas a la venta: http://bit.ly/2fbAlDz El proyecto celebra la unión entre la música y otras discplinas. Para esta primera entrega, unirán música y fotografía con piezas compuestas por el reconocido pianista Venezolano residenciado en Nuevas York, Antonio Mazzei, inspiradas en [...]

12/1-4/16 Venezuelan Film Festival in Houston

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is proud to invite to The 2nd edition of The Venezuelan Film Festival in Houston Full Calendar and Festival Information: http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com Films El Malquerido by Diego Risquez - 12/01, 7pm Desde Allá by Lorenzo Vigas - 12/02, 7pm Tres Bellezas by Carlos Caridad Montero - 12/03, 7pm Los 8-6 by Francisco Javier Mujica - 12/03, 10pm Dana, Gone with the River by Mario Crespo - 12/04, 3pm Amor Cuesta Arriba by Nelson Nuñez - 12/04, 6pm Venue ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE MASON PARK | 531 Mason [...]

11/17/16 Slideluck Caracas III

SLIDELUCK CARACAS III Gracias por acompañarnos!!! Fotos Claudia Ramiréz y Jean Nouel El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) se complace en invitarte a  Slideluck Caracas III el Jueves 17 de Noviembre, 2016 en los espacios del Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Disfrutaremos de una velada entre amigos compartiendo arte, fotografía, música y comida casera. SLIDELUCK CARACAS III 17 de Noviembre 2016 | 5:30pm | Lugar: Centro de Arte Los Galpones Traer comida | 6:30pm proyección | 8:00pm cena Tema: libre | Cierre de Convocatoria: 30 de septiembre 2016 www.vaearts.org | www.slideluck.com | Facebook/slideluckcaracas | @slideluckcaracas Entrada Libre: Reserva tu ticket aqui http://slideluckcaracasiii.eventbrite.com Jurado [...]

VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala & World Tribute to MARISOL 11/14/16 @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln

VAEA's Annual Benefit Gala & World Tribute to MARISOL The Party, by Marisol 1968. Art © Estate of Marisol Escobar/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Ali Cordero Casal Chairman The Board of Directors of  The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts Mimí Trujillo Marisol Estate Trustee Oscar Carvallo Gala Chairman Victoria Benatar - Boris Izaguirre Gala Committee Chairs Jennifer Berl - Bernardo Ortiz Young Committee Chairs Cordially invites you to attend: VAEA's Annual Benefit Gala & World Tribute to  MARISOL Páez Medal of Art 2016 Juan Pablo Galavis Master of Ceremony Jennifer Schell de Herrera - Manuel [...]

The VAEA’s 2016 Benefit Auction with Paddle8

The VAEA’s 2016 Benefit Auction Preview with Paddle8 is now live! Visit the VAEA's Benefit Auction by clicking here. In occasion of The VAEA's Annual Benefit Gala World Tribute to Marisol, The VAEA brings an amazing selection of works featuring international contemporary artists. The Benefit Auction supports The VAEA efforts to highlight emerging and mid career artists and our mission of promoting the best of Venezuelan and American art through bi-national cultural and social programs. The Auction features the work of international contemporary artists: Alberto Blanco, Alejandra Loreto, Anirays Camino, Audino Diaz, Carlos Guayaban, Cristobal Ochoa, Daniela Stolk, Ismael Rodriguez, J. Margulis, Javier Vivas, Jesus Matheus, Juan Henriquez, Juan Mogollón, Leonor Mendoza, Luigui Rodriguez, Luis Guillen, Luis [...]

11/03/16 Chroma | Music + Photography

Chroma | Music + Photography Date: Thursday November 3rd, 2016 Time: Doors open at 7:15pm, show starts at 8:00pm Location: 55 W 13th St, New York, New York 10011 General Admission: Free and open to the public / first come first served. More Information: Click here Chroma is a concept that celebrates and explores the relationship between music and other disciplines. There will be presentations in New York and Caracas during 2016 on its first edition Music + Photography. The event will take place on November 3rd, 2016, 8PM at The Glass Box at The New School for Jazz [...]

10/14/16 VAEA Film Screening of “Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy” (2014) by Stéphanie Valloatto

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with ViceVersa Magazine is proud to host a screening of "Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy" (2014) by Stéphanie Valloatto Date: Friday October 14th,  2016  Doors open at 9:30am, screening starts at 10:00am  Location: WeWork Soho West 69 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014  Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy Stéphanie Valloatto | 2014 | 106min French | English | Spanish | Russian | Chinese | Danish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org Cartoonists - Foot Soldiers of Democracy (French: Caricaturistes - Fantassins de la démocratie) [...]

09/30/16 Slideluck Caracas III Open Call / Convocatoria

El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) se complace en invitarte a participar en Slideluck Caracas III este Jueves 3 de Noviembre en los espacios del Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Disfrutaremos de una velada entre amigos compartiendo arte, fotografía, música y comida casera. SLIDELUCK CARACAS III 3 de Noviembre 2016 | 5:30pm | Lugar: Centro de Arte Los Galpones Traer comida | 6:30pm proyección | 8:00pm cena Tema: libre | Cierre de Convocatoria: 30 de septiembre 2016 www.vaearts.org | www.slideluck.com | Facebook/slideluckcaracas | @slideluckcaracas Entrada Libre: Reserva tu ticket aqui http://slideluckcaracasiii.eventbrite.com SLIDELUCK es un foro donde artistas visuales (establecidos y emergentes) muestran su [...]

09/14-18/16 Venezuelan Film Festival in NY

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is proud to invite to The 4th edition of The Venezuelan Film Festival in New York Full Calendar, Festival Information and Tickets: http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com Films El Malquerido by Diego Risquez Barrio Vertical by Irene Sosa Una Fábula muy trillada by William Padrón Los 8-6 by Francisco Javier Mujica Normal by Vadim Lasca Silecio Chino by Javier Melero De Luca El Vuelo de los Cangrejos by Bhima Gandica & Inti Torres Quesillo by Mario Paccini La Culpa, Provablemente by Michael Labarca Signs Culinary by Clarissa Duque Backseat Fighter by Mario Pagano Desde [...]

09/14/16 Guataca Nights presents Jorge Glem

Guataca Nights @NY presents Jorge Glem Trio with Rodner Padilla & Ofri Nehemya Date: Wednesday September 14th, 2016 Time: Doors open at 8:00pm Location: DROM 85 Avenue A, (between 5th St & 6th St) New York, NY General Admission: $15.00 /$20.00 For tickets: Click here Show information: Guataca Nights  The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a special edition of Guataca Nights, presenting the best of Venezuelan and American music. Recent Music Events

14º Festival de Cine Independiente USA 2016

La Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América en Venezuela tiene el placer de invitar a El 14º Festival de Cine Independiente USA 2016 Durante el mes de Julio y Agosto, tendrá lugar en Caracas el Decimocuarto Festival de Cine Independiente de los Estados Unidos. A cargo de la Embajada de Estados Unidos, la muestra trae una variada cartelera de reconocidas producciones cinematográficas que seran proyectadas en los diversos espacios del Circuito Gran Cine, Cines Paseo del Trasnocho Cultural, así como en otras salas de los circuitos Cinex y Cines Unidos.   Lista de películas: [...]

07/06/16 VAEA Movie Nights with VEFFNY screening of “Ti@s” by John Petrizzelli

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is proud to host a screening of "Ti@s" (2014) by John Petrizzelli Date: Wednesday July 6nd,  2016  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm  Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014  Ti@s / I have an uncle like that  John Petrizzelli | 2014 | 81min Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org This documentary tells the stories of a group of old age gay and transgender uncles and their nephews and nieces, coming from different social classes [...]

26 Anniversary Benefit Auction

Join us for VAEA's 26th Anniversary Benefit Auction featuring the work Miami-based artists of Alvaro de Jesus, Corina Höher, José Margulis, Rafael Fuentes & Saul Galavis. Date: Tuesday June 28, 2016 Time: 7-9pm Location: Bratter Immigration Law Firm located at 1688 Meridian Avenue - Suite 300 - Miami Beach, Florida 33139 Music: Dj Dr. Muuu For tickets: Open to the public, to rsvp Click here Alvaro de Jesus Intellectual honesty, 2016 25 x 25” (each) Sold as diptych Alvaro De Jesus was born in Caracas in 1983. He studied engineering in Caracas and Bordeaux and obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Católica [...]

06/28/16 Join us to celebrate VAEA’s 26 Anniversary

Join us for VAEA's 26 Anniversary Celebration! VAEA's 26 Anniversary Celebration June 28th, 2016 at Bratter's. Photos by Pedro Avendaño. Date: Tuesday June 28, 2016 Time: 7-9pm Location: Bratter Immigration Law Firm located at 1688 Meridian Avenue - Suite 300 - Miami Beach, Florida 33139 Music: Dj Dr. Muuu For tickets: Open to the public, to rsvp Click here Benefit Auction featuring the work Miami-based artists of Alvaro de Jesus, Corina Höher, José Margulis, Rafael Fuentes & Saul Galavis. VAEA’s Anniversary Celebration has been possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and [...]

06/28/16 Guataca Nights presents Jorge Glem & Edmar Castaneda

Guataca Nights @NY presents Jorge Glem & Edmar Castaneda Date: Tuesday June 28th, 2016 2 Sets: 8:00pm and 9:30pm Location: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St. Elmhurst, NY 11327 General Admission: $10.00 The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a special edition of Guataca Nights, presenting the best of Venezuelan and American music. Guataca Nights NY presenta: Jorge Glem y Edmar Castañeda El próximo martes 28 de junio, una suma de talentos y destrezas se reunirá en un concierto épico entre dos valores de las cuerdas: el cuatrista venezolano Jorge Glem y el arpista colombiano Edmar Castañeda, estarán ofreciendo [...]

Say Hello to VAEA’s New Logo!

Our gratitud to Miami based company Other Planet Ad who created our beautiful new image departing from the starts of the US and Venezuelan flags, perfectly embracing VAEA’s binational mission.

06/08/16 VAEA FILM: US Theatrical Premier of From Afar by Lorenzo Vigas

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with The Film Forum is pleased to invite you to the US Theatrical premiere of "Desde Allá / From Afar" (2015) By Lorenzo Vigas; Followed by a Q&A with the Director. Date: Wednesday June 8th,  2016, 7:00pm  Location: The Film Forum, 209 W Houston Street, NYC 10014 Desde Allá / From Afar Lorenzo Vigas | 2015 | 93min Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $14.00 For tickets click here Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org Armando, a 50 year man, seeks young men in Caracas and pays them just for company. One day he meets Elder, [...]

05/27/16 VAEA Music presents LED ensamble: The Grand Beginning

LED ensemble: "The Grand Beginning" Date: Friday May 27th, 8:00pm Location: Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215 General Admission: $10.00 Tickets: at the door The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a night of music, presenting Venezuelan and American talents. About The Record The music of Orígenes y Destinos depicts composer Luis D’Elias’ vision for the evolution of joropo and merengue, staples of traditional Venezuelan rhythms. At the hands of a band where most of the members are not from Venezuela, the music captures a dimension that brings fresh air [...]

05/17/16 Guided visit to The Illusive Eye at El Museo

Join us for a Guided Visit of The Illusive Eye at El Museo del Barrio Tuesday May 17th, 2016, 5:00pm El Museo del Barrio lobby: 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC 10029 You are cordially invited to a guided visit for Friends of VAEA to the exhibition The Illusive Eye. Don't miss this chance to visit this important survey of Kinetic and Op Art and participate in this exclusive tour lead by El Museo's Eduardo Ayala Fuentes and Carla Lucini who worked on the development of the exhibition. Powered by Eventbrite The Illusive Eye On view February 3, 2016 [...]

Marisol Escobar is the recipient of VAEA’s Paez Medal of Art 2016

New York, May 2nd, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A message from our Chairman, Ali Cordero Casal We are honored to announce that The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) will present our highest award, The Páez Medal of Art 2016, for her important contribution to the arts to: Nueva York, 2 de mayo de 2016 PARA SU DIFUSIÓN INMEDIATA Un mensaje de nuestro Presidente, Ali Cordero Casal El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) se enorgullece en anunciar que presentará su mayor galardón, La Medalla Páez de las Artes 2016, por su importante contribución a las artes a: [...]

05/04/16 VAEA Movie Nights with VEFFNY screening of “McKlopedia, La ultima Batalla” by Marina Uzcategui

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is proud to host a screening of "McKlopedia, La ultima Batalla" (2014) by Marina Uzcategui Date: Wednesday May 4th,  2016  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm  Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014  McKlopedia, La última Batalla / McKlopedia, The Last Battle  Marina Uzcátegui | 2014 | 85min Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org A documentary that tells the story of a young Venezuelan rapper working with rhyme and meter to shine as a contemporary [...]

04/16/16, 3 National & International exhibitions at MAAA

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is proud to support our Venezuelan partner El Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure (MAAA) institution that since 1987 promotes the works of regional, national and international artists through their exhibition program as well as play a key role in the communities of Acarigua and Araure with their social and education programs. In this occasion MAAA presents three exhibitions exploring space and architecture. Discontinues Monumets  / Monumentos Interrumpidos by Danish artist Mie Olise Kjaergaard‬ curated by Ruth Auerbach. From the Wired Series and other pictorial approaches by Italian artist Alessandro Del Pero, curated by Benjamin Villares. Vectorscopios by Venezuelan [...]

04/06/16 VAEA Movie Nights with VEFFNY screening of “Dauna, Gone with the River” by Mario Crespo

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is proud to host a screening of "Dauna, Gone with the River" (2015) By Mario Crespo Date: Wednesday April 6th,  2016  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm  Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014  Gone with the River Mario Crespo | 2015 | 100min English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org A drama in the indigenous language of Warao, spoken by just 30,000 people along the northeastern coast. It’s about a Warao woman torn between her family and [...]

03/24/16 Guataca Nights @NY presents “Venezuelan Sounds”

Guataca Nights @NY presents Venezuelan Sounds: "Calipsos, Parranda y Tambores" Date: Thursday March 24th, 2016 Time: Doors open at 8:30pm, show starts at 9:00pm Location: DROM 85 Avenue A, (between 5th St & 6th St) New York, NY General Admission: $20.00 /$40.00 For tickets: Click here The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a special edition of Guataca Nights, presenting the best of Venezuelan and American music. Recent Music Events

03/17/16 Foto Feminas, once miradas femeninas en la fotografia contemporanea Venezolana

Foto Feminas, once miradas feminas en la fotografia contemporánea Venezolana Once miradas femeninas en la fotografía llegan al Municipio El Hatillo Del 17 de Marzo al 13 de Abril del 2016 Hora: 6:00pm Direccion: Sala de Exposiciones del Centro de Arte de El Hatillo, Calle Bellavista (al lado del Centro Comercial Paseo El Hatillo) Curador: Benjamin Villares Artistas: Violette Bulle, Nina Dotti, Valentina Gamero, Gala Garrido,  Bárbara Hertiman, María Fernanda Lairet, Alejandra Loreto, Beatriz Nones, María Ángeles Octavio, Nathalie Vera y Antonieta Zerré El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) en alianza con la Alcaldía del Hatillo, [...]

03/02/16 VAEA Movie Nights with VEFFNY screening of “Margaritas para los Pobres” by Rafael Lacau

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is proud to host a screening of "Margaritas para los Pobres" (2014) By Rafael Lacau Date: Wednesday March 2nd,  2016  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm  Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014  Margaritas para los Pobres / Daisies for the Poor Rafael Lacau | 2014 | 53min Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org During early 2012 Argentina’s government decides to restrict the imports of goods, which negatively impacts 72­year­old Josefina Oldani [...]

02/23/16 Guataca Nights @NY presents Leo Blanco

Date: Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here A description of Leo Blanco would be incomplete if one were to label him as only a pianist. On stages lives the interpreter who breathes improvisation into his compositions. In the world of academia, his experience as an artist influences his teaching as a creative act. In the recording studio or at the moment of the inception of an idea lives the musical producer within. To say that Leo Blanco subscribes to just one musical role [...]

02/20/16 Proyección VAEA Paseo Fotográfico El Calvario Puertas Abiertas

Día: Sábado 20 de Febrero 2016 Hora: 5pm Lugar: Estacionamiento lateral a la Capilla del Calvario Entrada libre, para más información contact@vaearts.org Te invitamos a acompañarnos este sábado 20 de Febrero, a partir de las 5pm nos reuniremos en el estacionamiento lateral a la Capilla del Calvario para disfrutar de la proyección de las fotografías que se tomaron en el exitoso ‪VAEA Paseo Fotográfico‬ en la jornada de ‪‎ElCalvario Puertas Abiertas‬ que se realizó el pasado 19 de diciembre 2015. Adicionalmente anunciaremos las fotos ganadoras de impresión cortesía de nuestros amigos de @terrazadelafoto Foto: Julio Blones We are pleased to invite you [...]

02/19/16 “We are Violence” by Sergio El Hase Barrios at Superchief Gallery

SUPERCHIEF GALLERY BROOKLYN“WE ARE VIOLENCE” SERGIO BARRIO “EL HASE” SOLO EXHIBITIONFebruary 19th - February 24thOpening Reception: February 19th, 7pm - 11pmSuperchief Gallery Brooklyn is proud to present“WE ARE VIOLENCE”, A solo exhibition with Sergio Barrio “El Hase”. Protests, claims, criticisms, disapproval, and outrage are the main ideas that El Hase expresses with his works. His pieces portrays his characters as volunteers of an eternal war, which starts from their relationship with nature, the survival of the fittest, the struggle and the destruction of the environment as well as human confrontations in declared wars and in day-to-day wars. These characters reveal [...]

02/03/16 The Illusive Eye at El Museo

  The Illusive Eye On view February 3, 2016 to May 21, 2016 1230 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10029  |  212.831.7272  |  OPEN TUES – SAT FROM 11AM TO 6PM El Museo del Barrio is pleased to present The Illusive Eye, an international survey on Kinetic and Op art. The exhibition offers a broad intellectual context for Op art and geometric abstraction, one that goes against the grain of formalist art history. The selection provides a special focus on artwork from the Americas and features major artists from seventeen countries in Latin America and beyond. “The Illusive Eye is about illusions—those [...]

02/03/16 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Ley de Fuga” (2014) by Ignacio Marquez

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is proud to host a screening of "Ley de Fuga" (2014) By Ignacio Marquez   Date: Wednesday February 3rd, 2016  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014 Ley de Fuga  Ignacio Marquez | 2014 | 85min Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org   Brigadier is a selfish and dishonest businessperson who aims to flee "The Purgatory," a forsaken prison deep in the Venezuelan jungle. His only [...]

01/28/16 Music of the Americas presents Venezuelan-American pianist Vanessa Perez

Music of the Americas presents Venezuelan-American pianist Vanessa Perez Featuring works by Manuel de Falla and Debussy, in celebration of her latest CD on the Steinway label, Spain. Date: January 28th, 2015, 7pm Address: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY Admission: FREE for AS and YPA Members; $20 for non-members. No additional fees will be charged when purchasing online. $10 tickets will be available for purchase at the door for students and seniors with ID. About the artist Vanessa Perez was raised in Venezuela, where she began her studies in Caracas at Colegio Emil Friedman with Luminita Duca. In the United States, she studied with Claudio Arrau pupils [...]

PhotoWalk VAEA El Calvario del Hatillo Gallery

  Photo Walk VAEA El Calvario del Hatillo On Saturday December 19th, 2015 over sixty photographers joined VAEA for our PhotoWalk on the neighborhood of El Calvario del Hatillo. This fantastic initiative was led by photographers Rómulo Avendaño, Rafael Briceño and filmmaker José Alirio Rojas who gave guidance to the photographers to best capture the stories of El Calvario. Bellow enjoy a selection of the best photos of the encounter. Hashtag #VAEAPaseoFotografico. PhotoWalk VAEA was organized in conjunction with Cultural Hatillo for the event El Calvario Puertas Abiertas. Our gratitud to the inhabitants of El Calvario for their hospitality, to [...]

12/19/15 PhotoWalk VAEA El Calvario

  VAEA invita al primer Paseo Fotografico por El Calvario del Hatillo          Día: Sábado 19 de Diciembre 2015 Hora: de 8:30am a 11:30am Guías: Rómulo Avendaño, Rafael Briceño y José Alirio Rojas. Participación Gratuita, confirma tu asistencia para obtener los detalles de punto de encuentro a Andrea Suels andreasuels@vaearts.org For english scroll down.   El Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes (VAEA) en alianza con Hatillo Cultura, se complace en invitar a toda la comunidad artística y público general al primer Paseo Fotográfico VAEA por la comunidad del Calvario del Municipio el Hatillo en Caracas, este [...]

12/10/15 Guataca Nights @NY presets Parranda Venezolana

  Date: Thursday December 10th 2015 Time: 9:00pm Address: Drom, 85 Avenue A (between 5th and 6th streets), NYC 10009 Tickets: $20 click here   On Thursday December 10, all the strength, tradition and modernity of the new sound of Venezuelan music will mix for the first time to celebrate the Venezuelan Parrandón. The party will be held at Drom, a multicultural space in New York City, which hosts for the first time a Venezuelan music event,  where the traditional Gaitas and Christmas carols will mark the festive spirit of the season. Christmas is a special time of year when [...]

12/04-05/15 Constellations by Efrain Amaya and Susana Amundarain

 The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to CONSTELLATIONS, by 2015 Grant recipient Susana Amundarain   A World Premiere in Philadelphia at The Neighborhood House Theater CONSTELLATIONS: A ONE-ACT OPERA CONCERT BY COMPOSER EFRAIN AMAYA   Dates: December 4th and 5th 2015 Time: 8pm Address: The Neighborhood House Theater, 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Discount parking for event @ Park America (behind the theater, on Filbert St.) Tickets: $25 click here Talk with the composer and other collaborators Friday December 4th after the concert at The Neighborhood House Theater                                                             Thirteen musicians and three singers, conducted [...]

#GivingTuesday

    This Tuesday December 1st is #GivingTuesday, an international day of GIVING show your SUPPORT to VAEA and help us fulfill our mission of promoting the best of VENEZUELAN and AMERICAN ART     Some of our bi-national programas include: VAEA Registry - VAEA Grants - 5X5 - El Museo y la Escuela - VAEA Movie Nights with VEFFNY          DONATE by Text Text VAEA, your donation AMOUNT and NAME to 56512 (e.g: VAEA 100 John Smith)   DONATE online   Contributions to the VAEA are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Contact: contact@vaearts.org - 9172858232 (vaea) - 25 Broadway, 9th Floor, [...]

VAEA’s 2015 Annual Benefit Auction with Paddle 8

VAEA's Annual Benefit Gala Auction features the work of international contemporary artists to benefit our mission of strengthening the ties of friendship between USA and Venezuela through bi-national cultural and social programs. In honor of our 2015 Páez Medal of Art Recipient, Annie Leibovitz, we have curated a special selection of works on Photography. This year we have once again partnered with Paddle8 Online Auction to help our friends access the extraordinary! We are delighted to share an ultimate destination where collectors gather to indulge their desires and share their knowledge in one of the 21st century most special art [...]

11/11/15 Stand Juntos StandUp at the Miller Theater

  StandJuntos, StandUp Comedy MASQUEBUENO PRODUCCIONES Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 8pm Miller Theatre at Columbia University 2960 Broadway, at 116th Street, New York, NY $45-$55 BUY SINGLE TICKETS  Please note that this performance is in Spanish. Jean Mary opened a dog grooming parlor on the balcony of her apartment; José Ramón shook the dust off his dental instruments and started doing dental cleanings; Led decided to have a sex change and asked everyone: “Please call me Caitlyn;" Manuel restarted teaching private classes of math and as for Alex… well no one knew anything of him since he had left the country; Luis’ innovation was [...]

VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala 11/18/2015 @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center honoring Annie Leibovitz

VAEA would like to give a special thanks to all our friends that joined us for VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala Honoring Annie Leibovitz with the 2015 Paez Medal of Art. Our immense gratitude to VAEA's Gala Leadership: Honorary Chairman Philippe de Montebello, Gala Chairman Edgar Ramirez, Co-Chairs W.M. Hunt and Jörg Starke, Gala Committee Chairs Alice McLaughlin and Andres E. Rodriguez and Young Committee Chairs Sara Cristina Villasmil and Conrado Veliz for their invaluable support. Thanks to our fantastic Masters of Ceremony Eglantina Zingg and Boris Izaguirre,  DJ Jorge Bustillos and the Papelón con Limón band for sharing their talents [...]

11/08/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Eddy Marcano

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to: Guataca Nights @ NY presents: Date: Sunday November 8th, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here Eddy Macano is one of the greatest violinists and conductors of Venezuela. He is also recognized as one of the main exponents of the instrument across the continent. As a performer, Eddy is one of the first violinist of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, a position which he has received the highest condecorations. As a soloist [...]

11/03/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Tiempos de Dictadura” (2012) by Carlos Oteyza

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is pleased to host a screening of Tiempos de Dictadura (2012) by Carlos Oteyza Date: Tuesday November 3rd, 2015  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014 Tiempos de Dictadura (Times of Dictatorship) Carlos Oteyza | 2012 | 94min Documentary Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org   Tiempos de Dictadura, tries to condese the last decade of military rule in the country (1948-1958), not only in the the [...]

10/27/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Ali Bello

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to: Guataca Nights @NY presents Ali Bello Date: Tuesday October 27th, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here  About Ali Bello Venezuelan born Alí Bello has become one of the most dazzling and sought after violinists, distinguishing himself for his versatility among different music styles in addition to his well-found classical training and multidimensional improvisational skills. Since his surge from El Sistema, the musical education program of his country, and after building upon years [...]

10/20/15 VAEA & FIT Screening of “Backseat Fighter” (2015) by Mario Pagano

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to a screening of Backseat Fighter by Mario Pagano at The Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC   Date: Tuesday October 20th, 2015 Time: 6:30pm Address: Fashion Institute of Technology 227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001 Pomerantz, D207 R.S.V.P michelle_handelman@fitnyc.edu   The FIT Film and Media Screening Series presents Mario Pagano, a Venezuelan Filmmaker based in Spain. For the last 12 years he has produced, written and directed seven short films, TV pilots and he has just finished his first feature film. He will present BACKSEAT FIGHTER [...]

10/07/15 VAEA Miami Benefit Cocktail at The Vagabond Hotel

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10/03/15 Magdalena Fernandez at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles

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09/29/15 Guataca Nights @ NY presents Cesar Orozco

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is please to invite you to: Guataca Nights @NY presets: Cesar Orozco   Date: Tuesday September 29, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here Piano virtuoso Cesar Orozco takes the stage with Guataca Nights to present his latest CD, highlighting the groundbreaking sound of his Caribbean tumbao at Subrosa (from the proprietors of the Blue Note), on Tuesday, September 29 at 8pm. In his new CD, No Limits for Tumbao, César Orozco steps outside the boundaries of the traditional tumbao [...]

09/23 – 27/15 Venezuelan Film Festival in New York

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to the 3rd edition of The Venezuelan Film Festival in New York showcasing the best of contemporary Venezuelan Cinema. The VAEA is proud to have partnered once again with VEFFNY and support this great initiative. Wednesday September 23rd -  Sunday September 27 Village East Cinemas: 181 - 189 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003 212.529.6998 For the full list of films and to purchase tickets visit http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com About VEFF As the most important event for Venezuelan Cinema outside Venezuela -a window into Venezuela and it's people through the lens of the [...]

09/17/15 Slideluck Caracas II

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09/01/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Yo, Indocumentada” (2013) by Andrea Baranenko

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is pleased to host a screening of Yo, Indocumentada (2013) by Andrea Baranenko Date: Tuesday September 1st, 2015  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014 Yo, Indocumentada Anadrea Baranenko | 2013 | 61 min Documentary Spanish with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org   Yo Indocumentada (I, Undocumented), exposes the struggles of transgender people in Venezuela. The film, Andrea Baranenko’s first feature-length production, tells the story of three [...]

08/25/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Juancho Herrera

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to: Guataca Nights @NY presents   Date: Tuesday August 25th, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here   Hailing from Colombia and Venezuela, guitarist/vocalist/composer Juancho Herrera is one of the most interesting performers of today’s New York Latin American music scene. With an impressive career of more than 20 years as a frontman and sideman, Juancho has had the opportunity to perform at some of the most important venues in 34 countries in Europe, [...]

08/17/15 Slideluck Caracas II Open Call / Convocatoria

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08/14-20/15 VAEA supports “MUSAS” a play by Nestor Caballero

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08/11-15/15 Venezuelan Film Festival Houston

  [onehalf] TUE 11 - THU 13 SUNDANCE CINEMAS: 510 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002 713.223.3456 [/onehalf] [onehalflast] FRI 14 - SAT 15 ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE, KATY: 531 South Mason Road, Houston, TX 77450 281.492.6900 [/onehalflast] About VEFF As the most important event for Venezuelan Cinema outside Venezuela -a window into Venezuela and it's people through the lens of the most important directors of this South American country- The Venezuelan Film Festival starts in New York with the Venezuelan Film Festival in New York, VEFFNY, and continues onto other cities in the United States throughout the year. VEFF HOUSTON Packing the very best of [...]

08/04/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Nikkei” (2011) by Kaori Flores Yonekura

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Venezuelan Film Festival (VEFFNY) is pleased to host a screening of Nikkei (2011) by Kaori Flores Yonekura Date: Tuesday August 4th, 2015  Doors open at 6:30pm, screening starts at 7:00pm Location: WeWork Soho West 67 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014 Nikkei Kaori Flores Yonekura | 2011 | 120 min Documentary Spanish and Japanese with English subtitles General Admission: $10.00 Friends of VAEA*: free Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org   The search for identity. Cultures crossing continents. In Nikkei, director Kaori Flores Yonekura tells the story of her grandparents’ intrepid journey from [...]

07/30/15 Venezuelan pianist Antonio Mazzei live at Cornelia Street Cafe

Venezuela-born pianist and composer Antonio Mazzei assembles a group of master jazz musicians, based in New York City, to perform his original works and arrangements on Thursday, July 30th at the Cornelia Street Cafe in the heart of the Greenwich Village. Mazzei first gained recognition for his versatility and virtuosity after working closely with some of the top artists in South America. Of special note was his 3-year collaboration in a piano duo project with Austrian-born pianist Gerry Weil. Antonio has been featured on more than 15 recordings as a sideman, and has released two albums under his own name: "Contrastes" and "Antonio Mazzei Trio +1". He attended the very prestigious program at The New School [...]

07/28/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Alejandro Berti

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite you to: Guataca Nights @NY presents:   Date: Tuesday July 28th, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here   Alejandro Berti hails from Caracas, Venezuela but has made New York City his musical haven and the trumpet his right arm ever since being exposed to the candor and vitality of improvisation. Alejandro comes from four generations of music on his father’s side. He’s a musician for whom the expression, “music runs in his veins”, is [...]

07/17/15 13º Festival de Cine Independiente USA 2015

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Annie Leibovitz is the recipient of VAEA’s Paez Medal of Art 2015.

A message from our Chairman, Ali Cordero Casal VAEA’s Páez Medal of Art   The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) presented our highest award, The Páez Medal of Art 2015, for her important contribution to the arts to: Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz, New York City, 2012. Photograph by Nick Rogers.   The American photographer Annie Leibovitz’s outstanding contributions to the art of photography in her forty-year career are numerous and exceptional. Leibovitz started her artistic journey as a photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, producing many of the now iconic images of the cultural scene of [...]

07/07/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “La Casa del Ritmo” (2012) by Javier Andrade

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06/30/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents XI.ME.NA

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite to: Guataca Nights @NY presents:   Date: Tuesday June 30th, 2015 Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm and 10pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC General Admission: $20.00 For tickets: click here   NEW YORK/VENEZUELAN EXPERIMENTAL MUSICIAN, XI.ME.NA BORGES IS AN EXTREMELY ECLECTIC SONGWRITER. ARMED WITH AN ARRAY OF DIGITAL AND ANALOGUE TECHNOLOGIES, XI.ME.NA USES HER VOICE TO BLEND THE MUSIC OF DISPARATE TIMES AND PLACES, CREATING ALLURING SONIC COLLAGES ALL IN REAL TIME. It's like being inside a composer's mind while she works, and the [...]

06/25/15 Guataca Nights @Miami presents Bacalo Men

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite to: Guataca Nights @Miami presents:       Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 Time: 8pm Location: Open Stage Club, 2325 Galiano Street, Coral Gables, FL 33134 General Admission: $10.00 For tickets: click here   The renowned Venezuelan group, Bacalao Men debuts their new single "El Maletin" as a prelude to the launch of their fourth discographic production "Sangre" under Guataca Nights @Miami. Bacalao Men originated in 1999, when Pablo Estacio invited musicians friends to form a group of Songo. The group showed a taste for salsa and Caribbean rhythms, also recycled and electronic noise. Their repertoire is characterized [...]

06/20/15 “Todo Gira” Stand-up by Venezuelan comedian Luis Chataing

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06/13/15 VAEA’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Bravetown by Venezuelan Director Daniel Duran in Select Theaters

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06/02/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Papita, mani y toston” (2013) by Luis Carlos Hueck

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05/26/15 Guataca Nights @NY present Venezuelan Soul

  The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite to: Guataca Nights @NY presents: Venezuelan Soul featuring MV Caldera, Gregorio Vegas & Neil Ochoa w/ DJ Afro Venezuelan Soul Music is the result of the mix between african, spanish and native venezuelan beats. It is a very rich, yet subtle type of music, when drums met the Cuatro (small four stringed guitar), Maracas and the Sacred Chants brought in by the Spanish Catholic missions. Date: Tuesday May 26th, Doors open: 7:00pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC 10014 General Admission: $20.00 For tickets click here

05/12/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “The House at the end of time” (2013) by Alejandro Hidalgo

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04/28/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Gonzalo Grau “Plural”

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite to: Guataca Nights @NY presents Gonzalo Grau "Plural" with special guest Tim Ries from The Rolling Stones     Date: Tuesday April 28th, Doors open: 7:00pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC 10014 General Admission: $20.00 For tickets click here   Ingredients: 3 packed tablespoons of J.S. Bach, 1 1/2 cups of Fania, 1 whole packet of Camarón and Paco de Lucía, a pinch of Guaco, 1 large bag of choral music, 3 whole sticks of Venezuelan folklore, 10 pounds of Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra (a.k.a. "el sistema"), 1 infusion of Maroa and [...]

04/07/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “Conquering the Fort” (2013) by Charles Martinez

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03/27/15 Presentation of the novel “Bajo fuego” by Alejandro Varderi.

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03/26/15 Literature Program Encounter with Words: Spatial Writing through a Hologram of Dario Lancini’s Poem.

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03/24/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Los Crema Paraiso

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is pleased to invite to: Guataca Nights @NY presenting Los Crema Paraiso   Date: Tuesday March 24th, Doors open: 7:00pm Location: Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort Street, NYC 10014 General Admission: $20.00 For tickets click here   Launching their second disc, Los Crema Paraiso delivers a musical experience of full-force joropo beats coupled with electric and psychedelic sounds. Hot on the heals of two phenomenal shows headlined by Linda Briceño y Luisito Quintero, Guataca Nights New York proudly presents the esteemed Venezuelan musicians Neil Ochoa and José Luis Pardo from Los Crema Paraíso, promising an [...]

03/03/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “My Straight Son” (2012) by Miguel Ferrari

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02/26-28/15 Mariangela Lopez’s Performance: El Regreso (The Return)

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02/24/15 New Literature Program: Encounter with Words, the Female Voice in Literature

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02/18/15 Guataca Nights @NY presents Luisito Quintero

Guataca Nights @NY presents Grammy nominated Luisito Quintero Album release: "POWEHOUSE". "3rd Element" Date: Wednesday, February 18 2015 | 7pm Location: Meridian23    161 West 23rd Street  (between 6th and 7th  avenue) Mixes By: Dj Afro Doors open: 7pm Show time: 8 pm General Admission: $15 To purchase your tickets click here   

02/17/15 VAEA & VEFFNY’s Screening of “Abroad” (2013) and “Aguas Dulces” (2013)

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02/11/15 Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940–1978

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02/10/15 You are cordially invited to a book reading of “Straight Walk” by Patricia Velasquez

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01/28/15 VAEA & VEFFNY Screening of “El Yaque: Town of Champions” (2012) by Javier Chuecos

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11/14 VAEA supports New York’s first Latin 12h podcast radio music marathon.

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VAEA’s 2014 Online Benefit Art Auction

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VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala 11/19/2014 @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center honoring Sofia Imber

  VAEA would like to give a special thanks to all our friends that joined us for VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala Honoring Sofia Imber with the 2014 Paez Medal of Art. Our immense gratitude to our Gala Chairs Reinaldo and Carolina Herrera and Co-Chairs Marisela Gonsalves and Richar T. Hall for their invaluable support. Thanks to our fantastic Mistress of Ceremony Eglantina Zingg, Gala Hosts Adela Marquez and Raul Olivo, DJ Jorge Bustillos and performers Ximena Borges and Manu Manzo for sharing their talents and making VAEA’s celebration a night to remember. We also want to thank VAEA's Gala and [...]

11/04/14 New Territories at the Museum of Arts and Design

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Harry Abend at Henrique Faria Fine Arts

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VAEA supports a comprehensive publication of Venezuelan artist Alejandro Otero

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10/07 Opening Exhibition “Spatial Acts” at Americas Society

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10/09 MARISOL: Sculptures and Works on Paper, an exhibition at El Museo del Barrio

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9/19 – 25 Venezuelan Film Festival NEW YORK

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Reinaldo and Carolina Herrera will be Chairs of VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala.

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09/13/14 VAEA is pleased to invite you to the first YOGA+ART event

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09/10/14 VAEA’s screening of “The Longest Distance” by Claudia Pinto Emperador.

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Urbes Mutantes: Latin American Photography 1944–2013 at ICP

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Venezuelan Artist MUU Blanco presets Blackpoint at Mandragoras Art Space

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Foto Feminas at The Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure

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Sofia Imber is the recipient of VAEA’s Paez Medal of Art 2014.

June 13th 2014 FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE Sofia Imber will be the recipient of VAEA’s Páez Medal of Art 2014. The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA) is proud to announce that the recipient of the Páez Medal of Art 2014 will be Sofia Imber. Imber is one of the most outstanding personalities in the history of Venezuelan art and journalism, being a notable advocator for the arts in Venezuela and throughout Latin America. Imber’s contributions to the arts as a journalist, art promoter, educator and philanthropist have made her an ideal recipient of VAEA’s highest award. As a journalist, [...]

Slideluck Caracas

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Venezuelan Artist Mercedes Elena Gonzalez at Henrique Faria Fine Arts

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Slideluck Caracas open call

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A Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium

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Grant recipient PAQUETE 3 teaser

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Beyond the Supersquare at The Bronx Museum of the Arts

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Celebrate Venezuelan talent: “BOOGALOO MUTANTE” Release Event

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VAEA Grant recipient Claudia Pinto Emperador is awarded the Reel Women Direct

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Rowan’s Sphere by Pilita Garcia

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A message of Peace for Venezuela

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5X5 REAL UNREAL

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VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala 11/15/2013 @ David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center honoring Robert Wilson

  VAEA would like to give a special thanks for all that supported us in our Annual Benefit Gala Honoring Robert Wilson. Our immense gratitude to our Gala Chairmen Angel Sanchez and Christopher Coleman and Honorary Chairs Neal and Anita Slavin for their invaluable support. Thanks to our fabulous Mistress of Ceremony Veronica Albornoz and Master of Ceremony Rafael Jaen, DJ Extraordinaire Titina Penzini for sharing their talents and making VAEA’s celebration a night to remember. A special thanks to our Gala and Young Committees:  Gala Committee: María Brito Souza, Ricardo Brunstein, Luis R. Cancel, Andreína Fuentes, James Goldschmidt, Scott Helfgott, Titina Penzini, Marcio Souza, Manuel Sosa, Alex Slato [...]

“My intangible self” with music by Manuel Sosa

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5X5 Artist Justin Maxon at Photoville

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Artist Darwin Molina participation in apexart Residency Program

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VAEA supports Magdalena Fernandez exhibition at MOCA

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MAD Curator Lowery Sims visits Venezuela

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Robert Wilson is the recipient of VAEA’s Paez Medal of Art 2013.

The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts, VAEA is proud to announce the recipient of the Páez Medal of Art 2013 will be artist Robert Wilson. Wilson has left an indelible mark as a change agent in experimental theater; his work addresses the traditional paradigms and combines the roles of Director, writer, actor, painter, choreographer and designer. This comprehensive artist has developed his own symbolic language in the use of text and images, light and sound, generating a style that goes beyond the conventions of theater and opera. The creator of celebrated works such as Einstein on the Beach, The [...]

Yucef Merhi at Art Numerique / Pinta Art Fair London

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VAEA and The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) become partners.

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VAEA en Castellano

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5X5 Artist Richard Garet at MoMA

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Venezuela’s President Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias passed away March 5th 2013

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Great Performers: Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel

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Gego: Origin and Encounter, Mastering the Space @ American Society

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VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala 11/16/2012 @ Museum of Arts and Design honoring Carlos Cruz-Diez

VAEA would like to give a special thanks for all that supported us in our Annual Benefit Gala Honoring Master Carlos Cruz-Diez. A special thanks to Adriana, Mariana and Irene Cruz for traveling to NY to receive the Paez Medal of Art on Behalf of Master Carlos Cruz-Diez, we are honored and touched to have the Master's Family as part of our celebration. Our immense gratitude to our Gala Chairs Maria Brito and Marcio Souza for their invaluable support. Thanks to our fabulous Mistress of Ceremony Anabella Kogan Troconis, DJ Extraordinaire Titina Penzini and Music Sensation David Mazzarri for sharing [...]

The Simon Bolivar National Youth Choir/Limon Dance Company

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Celebrating Life, a documentary by Venezuelan Filmmaker Gladys Bensimon

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Venezuelan artists Gego and Jesus Soto’s work at the New Museum

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VAEA Artist Audino Diaz headed towards the Starke Foundation in Berlin

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Paquete 3, a Film by Alfredo Hueck

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The Garden of Opportunities at the Hammond Museum

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Carlos Cruz Diez is the recipient of VAEA’s Paez Medal of Art 2012.

Paez Medal of Art Award The Paez Medal of Art is offered once a year to an individual or group that has had an impact and contributed to the excellence, growth, support and proliferation of the arts in both Venezuela and the United States. The Medal recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals or institutions engaged in the creation and production of the arts. Annually all members of the board submit their nominations and designate the honoree.   September 24th 2012 For Immediate Release     Venezuelan Master Carlos Cruz Diez will be awarded The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts’ Paez [...]

Smithsonian Folkways will release ‘¡Parranda! Musica de Carnaval de Venezuela’

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Venezuela Present at The Armory Show 2012

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Andres Michelena, February 23rd – March 15th 2012

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Sculptures by Venezuelan Artist Rafael Barrios in New York

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VAEA’s Chairman is interviewed for Alta Postura, Globovision

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Congratulations to Gustavo Dudamel for his Grammy Win!

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LA LIVE PHIL LIVE with Gustavo Dudamel

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SOTO Paris and Beyond, 1950 – 1970

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Schola Cantorum de Venezuela at Alice Tully Hall

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5X5 PLURALISM

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Gabriela Montero at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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VAEA’s Annual Benefit Gala 11/11/2011 @ The Royalton Hotel

VAEA would like to give a special thanks for all that supported us in our First Annual Benefit Gala. Our immense gratitude to our Honorary Chairs Rafael & Piaspia Egañez for their invaluable support. VAEA's first Annual Benefit Gala was an intimate dinner held at The Royalton Hotel in New York City, the same venue where on June 13th 1990 VAEA's founders celebrated the establishment of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts.         Ali Cordero Casal Chairman of the Board of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts And Rafael & Piaspia Eganez Honorary Chairs Cordially [...]