Soft Power: The Monthly Roundup (February Edition)

This is the seventh installment of the Meridian Center for Cultural Diplomacy’s Soft Power: The Monthly Roundup, a compilation of unique cultural diplomacy initiatives from around the globe. We’re excited to share with you these seven cultural diplomacy efforts from the past month: 1. Latin America: A Peak into Contemporary Art Zona MACO – Latin America’s most important contemporary art fair – brought collectors, specialists, and galleries from every part of the world together in Mexico City from February 3rd-7th. Founded by Zélika García in 2002, Zona Maco has established itself as one of the most notable platforms for selling,...


A Muralist’s Memories: Christine Kuhn on her DRC Exchange

This blog was written by American mural artist Christine Kuhn.

From November 17 through December 10, I had the opportunity to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of the Community Engagement through the Arts program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).