Alex, an Ordinary Cuban Turned Artist

May 6, 2017 | 3 comments

Thirty-four year old Alex Aparicio Gutierrez lives in San Cristobal, in the western Cuban province of Artemisa. Without having any formal education in drawing, he creates an inspiring and sincere reality in his work. (16 photos)

Sculptures and Drawings by Tony Cragg in Cuba

April 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Tony Cragg, an important English sculptor living in Germany, traveled to Cuba to open his personal exhibition: Toni Cragg. Sculptures and drawings, at Havana’s National Fine Arts Museum.

Bob Dylan at the Cuba Fototeca

March 29, 2017 | No Comments »

A collection of photos taken by Ted Russell, in tribute to the modern music icon, Bob Dylan, will be on show at the Fototeca de Cuba, in Old Havana, through April 24th. (10 fotos)

Havana Art Studio Presents the Work of Peruvian collective, Munay

February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The DeNazco independent workshop in Havana located on Espada and San Lazaro Streets recently inaugurated an exhibition called Peru Adentro (Inside Peru), as part of the initatives that the Munay art collective carries out across the world.

HT 2017 Cuba Photo Contest Info

January 14, 2017 | No Comments »

The 2017 Havana Times Cuba Photo Contest is now officially open for sending in your entries. It’s the 9th edition of the event, one for each year of our online publication. Read the post to see how you can participate.

Milk in Cuba

January 10, 2017 | No Comments »

In Cuba, since January 1959, children have guaranteed access to education and medical care, as well as a very modest rationed food basket from the State, but …

Your Reality in Cuba According to Your Income

January 3, 2017 | No Comments »

The type of currency or in general the amount of money that an individual has in Cuba drastically affects their dynamics in today’s society.

Cienfuegos Fashion Designer Uses French and Spanish Traditions

December 21, 2016 | No Comments »

From the French who founded the city of Cienfuegos, Lourdes Maria Trigo Bermudez took the tradition of decorative ribbons, a craft which requires a lot of work but fascinates this fashion designer. She was previously a Spanish and Literature teacher but as many Cubans had to redirect their careers towards one which would give them better earnings and the chance to express themselves artistically.

Puppets that Captivated Elderly Cubans

December 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Puppets that Captivated Elderly Cubans

The historic Belen Convent located in the small square on Compostela Street in Old Havana, hosted the Ladrones de Quinotos Theater Company from Argentina which brought a beautiful morning to life with their marionette performance. (12 photos)

New Times Are Coming for Cuban Engravers

November 30, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Octavio Irving Hernandez Jimenez is a Cuban artist who enjoys great national and international acclaim. He has worked as a cultural promoter, teacher and art methodologist. He has taken part in over 40 group exhibitions and has unveiled eight personal displays.