May 17 – Dec 31, 2019
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria
Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises is an exhibition highlighting Maya civilization past and present.
The exhibition boasts the world’s largest and most impressive display of Maya objects from Guatemala, and features more than 300 precious jade, ceramic, gold, stone and textile artifacts reflecting classic and contemporary Maya culture.
This exhibition coincides with UNESCO’s Year of Indigenous Languages and highlights the 30 Maya languages that are still spoken today by almost half the population of Guatemala.