Overlay of mapped sites within the Mirador complex- it is home to the largest and densest concentration of ancient Maya cities.



In response to Mirador being featured in the May issue of the Smithsonian Magazine, Dr. Hansen of FARES will be giving a private presentation at the Morgan Library in New York City. This special event will shed light on the cultural and natural saga of humanity and nature in the Maya world of Guatemala.

For more information on this event, or to meet with Dr. Hansen during his New York City visit, please contact info@fares-foundation.org.


The Musee du Quai Branly, in Paris, France, will be showcasing a special exhibition of Mayan artifacts from throughout Meso-America. There will be several artifacts from the Mirador Basin that will be shown to the public view for the first time, as the government of Guatemala is allowing them to be unveiled for this special exhibition! This exhibition runs from June through September, 2011.

Join us for a private guided tour of the exhibition led by Dr. Richard Hansen, America’s preeminent Maya archaeologist, & conservationist! This is a special opportunity to hear all about these rare artifacts from the leading expert on the Maya culture.

Details to come. For direct information and to get on the invite list, please contact us at info@fares-foundation.org