The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation, located in Dominican Republic, is a not-for-profit cultural and educational institution. Since its formation, in 1983, it has been dedicated to the creation of a multifaceted arts community that includes visual arts, crafts workshops, performing arts and teaching programs.
With its interrelated components—The Regional Museum of Archaeology, the Artists in Residence program, The Gallery, and The School of Design—The Foundation has contributed to the enrichment of the intellectual, artistic, and cultural panorama of the Dominican Republic for more than 30 years.
Hundreds of schoolchildren continuously visit The Regional Museum of Archaeology. Artists from different parts of the world exhibit in The Gallery, a space dedicated to contemporary art. Graduates of The School of Design have achieved successful placement in the various areas of the design world’s growing community, both nationally and internationally. The Artists in Residence program has made a valuable contribution to national artistic exchange that has reached around the world.
In 2013, The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation celebrated 30 years of continuous and invaluable contributions to art and culture in the Dominican Republic. The Foundation’s work has touched many, with impressive results. Its diverse educational and arts programs, set in a luxuriant natural landscape, give Altos de Chavón the cultural dynamism that nourishes and stimulates the creativity of the designers and artists of today and tomorrow.