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The Frederick S. Crocker Collection
Trajes of Guatemala



M.A.R.I. is pleased to announce that the next publication in its prestigious series is now available.

This publication includes 34 beautiful prints of Frederick S. Crocker's original watercolor paintings of the traditional clothing worn in 31 highland Maya communities. The prints are accompanied by a catalog containing Crocker's introduction to the collection and his notes on each community's distinct clothing.

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M.A.R.I. Internship Program



This program offers a great experience for students interested in anthropology, archaeology, art history, history, Latin American studies, education, or museum studies.

Interns learn about the culture and history of Mexico and Central America while assisting our staff with important projects including:


- curation and cataloging of artifacts

- cataloging and digitization of archives

- public outreach and event organization

- development of educational materials


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M.A.R.I. GIS Lab opens



It is with great pleasure and excitement that we would like to announce the inauguration of MARI's new GIS Lab! Thanks to the hard work of Francisco Estrada-Belli and the support of a generous donor, MARI now boasts a modern lab dedicated to geographic exploration and analysis.

With ten new high-performance computers, this new lab will provide scholars the ability to gather and analyze spatial data for a variety of research applications. Outfitted with a large high-resolution flat-screen monitor, this lab is also a hyper-modern classroom that allowing students to learn how to use the latest tools in map-making, remote sensing, and spatial analysis.

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