2024 Exchange

Monica Jahan Bose

In early 2024, American artist Monica Jahan Bose traveled to Bangladesh for a series of cultural diplomacy programs through the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka. Her outreach helped the Embassy there connect with the people of Bangladesh through artist talks, hands-on workshops, and one-on-one conversations centered around topics of climate change, gender, and social justice.
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Beatriz Vasquez

In September 2023, Mexican American artist Beatriz Vasquez traveled to Maseru, Lesotho, on an Art in Embassies Democracy Collection artist exchange where she engaged in cultural diplomacy with audiences across the country. As part of the Embassy’s recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, she shared artwork inspired by papel picado, a form of traditional Mexican...
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