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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  • We liked the collection of art and were really impressed with some installations for the blind they were working on to help them interpret some of the art pieces. I lost a camera lens cover and all of...  more »
  • It is a nice Museum in one of the most beautiful park of Montevideo. It has different samples throughout the year, ranging from classical art to typographic specimens. It is a short and quick tour.
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  • It presents a very good overview of the production of Uruguayan artists. It has a permanent exhibition with works by the great masters (Blanes, Saez, Torres García) and and special exhibitions as which currently is offered to the public until February 2017, with an anthological exhibition of the Uruguayan plastic artist Nelson Ramos (1932-2006).
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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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