La Ruta Maya Foundation is the only private organization in the region that seeks to recover archaeological objects that have left the country in past decades, with the purpose of repatriating them to Guatemala.
The Foundation also receives objects as donations, both nationally and internationally, therefore is responsible for the custody and management of more than 3,000 objects. All are duly registered as cultural heritage of the Nation in the Register of Cultural Property of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, thus complying with current legislation.
The collection is kept for the purpose of custody, protection, conservation, research, and public display for educational purposes, making it available to researchers and scholars.
The Ruta Maya also has a library with more than 8,000 publications, which includes books, magazines, exhibition catalogs, photographs and interactive DVDs, as well as a selection of children’s books. The library includes the following topics: archaeology, anthropology, Pre-Columbian art, Maya epigraphy, art history, natural science and biodiversity conservation.
The exhibition "PRE-COLUMBIAN DESIGN, A contemporary view" continues until March 5, 2023 in the CFCE Antigua. Look
The Cultural Gallery at Los Parques Cemetery, in Ciudad San Cristóbal (Guatemala), was the setting for La
The Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, issued a Resolution in honor of the President of the La
After a long process of documentation and permits, the 2nd part of the touring exhibition "MAYA, The
Antigua Guatemala -- La Ruta Maya Foundation, together with the National School of the Arts “Rafael Rodríguez
Highlghts of the collection in custody of La Ruta Maya Foundation, to celebrate Mother's Day. Watch vídeo
Listen the sound of this ocarina here (explanation in Spanish): https://youtu.be/2jZI6YYYwL4