The Fernando Montes Museum opened in La Paz, Bolivia in January 2019. It exhibits a permanent collection of paintings and drawings by one of Bolivia’s most distinguished artists. John Montes, the artist’s son and co-curator of the Museum spoke about the artist’s life and art and the creation of the Museum.
In Memory of Marta Bosacoma who was a very kind and generous lady.
Summer Picnic in Regents Park Sunday, 30 August 2020 from 14:30 till 18:00 All ABS members, friends, families, children are cordially invited. Please bring drinks, refreshments, juices, salads, pasta, quinoa, salteñas – Bolivian specialities most welcome — sandwiches, cake, nibbles and fruit to share.
The British – Bolivian Community – represented by the Anglo-Bolivian Society (UK), Anglo-Bolivian Committee (Bolivia), Chevening Alumni (Bolivia) and the British Scholars’ Association (Bolivia) – has raised £4,460 for the Covid-19: Frontline Bolivia Rapid Aid campaign, successfully surpassing its £4,000 target. Thanks to all the donors!
Guadalupe Peres-Cajias will talk about on how “fiestas” in public spaces, located in zones usually inhabited by traditional middle and upper classes, illustrate the social tensions produced by the social mobility of popular classes in La Paz.