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. Put Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A good collection of Uruguyan art post 1900. Exhibitions were from the museum collection with three temporary ones on the upper floor.  more »
  • Museum national of Arts Visual Julio Herrera y Tomás Garibaldi Tuesdays to Sundays from 14 to 19 hours has been in this location since 1911 and is the most important institution of the Uruguay with more than 6,000 works of mainly national artists exhibition , but also foreign. Its goal is to expose, preserve, investigate and disseminate works of different influences
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  • I didn't get here on my prior trip to Montevideo so it was at the top of my list this time. Two floors of really fascinating Uruguayan modern art are augmented by temporary exhibits. Lucky for me I go...  more »
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  • Good museum, interesting collection, national artists, modern art. Very nice modern building, next to Parque Rodo. Many of the collection's works with 3-D replicas of key works for visually impaired people. But not very open to children, first situation in Urugay, being approached for child leaning on a seat, because obviously only sitting was allowed. Otherwise definitely worth a visit.
  • Nice but small museum. Permanent collection includes prominent uruguayan artists, such as Blanes.
  • The museum is small, human scale. Both cozy and modern. The permanent collection is very interesting, and they always have awesome itinerant exhibitions. Nice coffeeshop. Also recommended for children! It is located within the wonderful Parque Rodó, which is also a plus.
  • Most of the art exhibited during my visit was not particularly my taste, but the layout of the museum is nice, it's free and rather small, so you don't risk much time and money, people working there are super friendly and there is very good free WiFi. And the coffee shop next to the museum is worth a stop.
  • Free access. Great venue for local artist. Good coffee shop
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