Declared Museo de Bellas Artes in 1917, it was only in 1938 that this institution could have its own headquarters, a ... More
Museo de Bellas Artes
Declared Museo de Bellas Artes in 1917, it was only in 1938 that this institution could have its own headquarters, a Neoclassic style building designed by Carlos Raúl Villanueva. An adjacent wing was inaugurated in 1976 and this concluded the changes to its second and last headquarters site. The previous site was taken over by the Galería de Arte Nacional . The abrupt change of premises brought about the reinvention of this museum, which has been done very successfully over the years. Every inch of space has been taken advantage of. The visitor that goes up the ramps will be able to admire the valuable Egyptian collection arranged in the landing. The terrace and the garden display sculpture by prestigious international artists. The museum also has three rooms for temporary exhibitions, permanent collections featuring Latin American, European and North American works of art amongst others. Other facilities include a library and an auditorium, guided tours, workshops and other events to promote cultural manifestations.
This museum is more oriented towards the spread of knowledge than to mere exhibition. The interested public visits it regularly,
since it organizes exhibitions on specific topics, such as biodiversity, petroleum, communications and nutrition. An area that captivates both ...
Museo Bolivariano is a small museum, but one that should be visited by anyone wishing to find out more about
colonial Caracas and the time of Simón Bolívar. The set of objects on display range from pieces from that ...
This small, yet dignified museum, is set within the historical context of the Plaza Bolívar, and the religious context of
the Cathedral. It was constructed in 1884, as the headquarters for the Colegio Episcopal (the Episcopal School), on what ...
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