Save the dates: 27, 28 & 29 of october, 2023

Congress of Latin American Jade Carvers
(II Edition)

It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we announce the extraordinary event that awaits: the Second Edition of the Congress of Latin American Jade Carvers, a collaborative endeavor by Jade Maya, The Maya Conservancy and esteemed archaeologist Mary Lou Ridinger. Set against the enchanting backdrop of Antigua Guatemala, this congress promises to be a celebration of art, culture, and history, all centered around the timeless allure of jade.

A Glimpse Into the Enchantment

In the heart of the captivating colonial city of Antigua Guatemala, a city steeped in history and culture, we gather once again to celebrate the mystique of jade. Hosted within the storied walls of the Museum of Colonial Art, a building that once housed the first university of Guatemala, this congress promises to be an unforgettable experience uniting ancient traditions with contemporary innovation.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of jade, a stone revered across time and cultures. Engage with artisans, archaeologists, and enthusiasts who share your passion for this precious gemstone.

Artisan Showcase

Witness firsthand as skilled artisans from various corners of Latin America unveil their meticulously carved creations. Explore the fusion of ancient techniques with modern interpretations, celebrating the enduring allure of jade in the hands of today's master craftsmen.

Cultural Convergence

Join thought-provoking discussions and presentations led by archaeologist Mary Lou Ridinger and other esteemed experts. Gain insights into the historical, cultural, and artistic significance of jade, connect with fellow attendees, forging new friendships and partnerships that will shape the future of jade craftsmanship in Latin America.

Save the Dates: October 27th, 28th, and 29th

This is your opportunity to be a part of a momentous gathering that celebrates not only the beauty of jade but also the artisans, researchers who hold its legacy dear. Mark your calendars for October 27th, 28th, and 29th, and prepare to be enchanted by the magic that unfolds within the historic walls of the Museum of Colonial Art, located at 5 Calle Oriente #5, 3 Avenida Sur, at Antigua Guatemala.

For further details, registration, and inquiries, contact us at or call us at +502 7931-2400. The Second Edition of the Congress of Latin American Jade Carvers is more than an event – it's a celebration of artistry, heritage, and the enduring spirit of jade.

Stay tuned for more as we uncover the magic that awaits in Antigua Guatemala.