Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo

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Acquaint yourself with the works of local Uruguayan artists at Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales. Since its inauguration in 1911, the museum has hosted vast permanent collections of famous Uruguayan artists' work, as well as numerous temporary foreign exhibits. View more than 6,000 pieces by Uruguayan painters, among them Rafael Barradas, Pedro Figari, and Jose Cuneo. In addition, you'll see a selection of artworks by Picasso, Rodin, Klee, and other international artists. Admire the paintings, sculptures, photographs, and sketches, and rest in the peaceful garden area. Use our Montevideo trip itinerary builder to visit Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales on your trip to Montevideo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Visited this museum last time I was in MVD and was excited to return on a recent trip. The museum is spacious and exhibits are well laid out . Information is in Spanish but that doesn't hinder appreci...  more »
  • Excellent museum with a very good collection of Uruguayan artists. It contains copies of European schools, flamenco, Spanish. It has a permanent exhibition of the most important painters in the country such as Blanes, Figari, Saez and presents temporary exhibitions of quality
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  • For those who are not lovers of museums, this exceeds expectations. It is very modern, large and often his works are very interesting to see.
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  • It's a small one but packs a lot of nice art. Make sure to visit the Juan Manuel Blanes section.
  • National museum of fine arts.
  • Local artist, not necessarily recent. Free. A bit small.
  • Very nice place
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  • Interesting temporary exhibitions, permanent works of great value.
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