The Ateneo in Caracas is a cultural complex that buzzes with activity. They promote theater, dance, cinema, graphic design, ... More
Ateneo de Caracas (El)
The Ateneo in Caracas is a cultural complex that buzzes with activity. They promote theater, dance, cinema, graphic design, plastic arts, education and children's activities. Its facilities include the Sala de Teatro Ana Julia Rojas, which seats 400 people, the Horacio Peterson Concert Hall, with 300 seats, Sala de Teatro Rajatablas, Los Espacios Cálidos Art Gallery which specializes in avant-garde art, and the Sala de Arte y Ensayo Margot Benacerraf. The Ateneo also offers a wide range of academic, technical and craft courses. In the basement there is a library and the famous Cafe del Ateneo.
In 1661, the Town Hall acquired this property, on which a building was constructed, and then a few years later
it was acquired by the Catholic Church. From then onwards, it has been the headquarters of the Caracas Archbishopric. ...
This is a theater whose history dates back to years gone by, when internationally acclaimed performers visited Caracas on their
tours, and when an aristocracy still existed in the capital. It was constructed in 1880 by President Guzmán Blanco, ...
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 ...