A list of Museums and Art Galleries in the Argentina

A list of Museums and Art Galleries in Argentina

Argentina - Museums and Art Galleries in Argentina, including non-profit art centers and galleries, government entities, and private businesses.

Ángel María de Rosa Municipal Museum of Art Av. Roque Sáenz Peña 141, Junín, Buenos Aires Telephone: +542362631621
Maintaining 5 exhibit halls and 900 works, the museum's collection includes paintings, photographs and sculptures by Adolfo Bellocq, Antonio Berni, Alejandro Christophersen, Pío Collivadino, Antonio Pujía, Hermenegildo Sábat, Luis Seoane and Rogelio Yrurtia, as well as sculptures by Comuni and de Rosa. It also includes an auditorium and the Patio de los Artistas, a sculpture garden added during renovations completed in 2007.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art Av. San Juan 350, Buenos Aires, C1147AAO CABA Telephone: +541143616919
The Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art known locally as the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires or MAMBA is a modern art museum located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its collections include over 6,000 works, including those by Josef Albers, Antonio Berni, Curatella Manes, Raquel Forner, Romulo Macció, Marcelo Pombo, Marta Minujín, Emilio Pettoruti, Xul Solar and Wassily Kandinsky, among many other artists.
Caraffa Fine Arts Museum Av. Hipólito Irigoyen 651 - Plaza España, 5000 Córdoba Telephone: +543514333412
The institution was established as the Provincial Fine Arts Museum by the Province of Córdoba, which commissioned German Argentine architect Juan Kronfuss for its design, in 1915. The Provincial Museum was renamed in honor of local artist Emilio Caraffa, in 1950, and new wings completed in 1962 and 2007 brought the museum's display area to 1,500 m² (17,000 ft²), distributed among nine exhibit halls. Aside from those of its namesake, the museum maintains paintings and sculptures by other renowned local artists such as Juan Carlos Castagnino, Pablo Curatella Manes, Fernando Fader, Emilio Pettoruti, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, as well as lithographs by Pablo Picasso and paintings by Tsuguharu Foujita and Francisco Goya.
Casa Argentina del Arte Correo Estados Unidos 1612, Buenos Aires C1101ABH Telephone: +541143048972
Casa Argentina del Arte Correo or "Mail Art Argentine House" (or CADAC) is a building complex in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the function to exhibit "mail art". The library contains art on many media as well as historic and current publications; serving artists, researchers and the public alike.
Centro Cultural Recoleta Junín 1930, C1113AAX CABA Telephone: +541148031040
Cultural arts centre with exhibits
Eduardo Sívori Museum Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Buenos Aires Telephone: +541147749452
The Eduardo Sívori Museum (Museo de Artes Plásticas Eduardo Sívori) is a municipal art museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Founded on the initiative of city councilman Fernando Ghio, who proposed the creation of a municipal museum devoted to Argentine artists (as a more specialized counterpart of the National Museum of Fine Arts) in 1933, the institution was inaugurated in 1938 as the "Municipal Museum of Fine Arts, Applied Art, and Comparative Art." The museum became the venue for the annual municipal art salon, first held in 1936
Ernesto de la Cárcova Museum of Reproductions and Comparative Sculpture Av. España 1701, Buenos Aires Telephone: +541143614419
The Ernesto de la Cárcova Museum of Reproductions and Comparative Sculpture is located in the Puerto Madero ward of Buenos Aires, and is administered by the National University of Arts. The museum originated with a collection of reproductions purchased by painter Ernesto de la Cárcova in Berlin from 1905 to 1908. Most of these reproductions were based on works on display at the Berlin State Museums, including those of a number of ancient Egyptian, Chaldean, and Greek busts and bronzes. Returning to Buenos Aires, he displayed a number of these works at the Buenos Aires Centennial Exposition of 1910.
Evita Fine Arts Museum 5000, Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen 511, X5004AHD Córdoba Telephone: +543514343636
The museum maintains 12 exhibit halls, a sculpture garden, library, and an auditorium for 120. Its collection of over 500 works includes those by Emilio Caraffa, Juan Carlos Castagnino, Gustave Courbet, Fernando Fader, Francisco Goya, Emilio Pettoruti, Pablo Picasso, Joaquín Sorolla, Lino Enea Spilimbergo and Ricardo Supisiche, among others. The museum hosts ongoing temporary exhibits, as well.
Firma y Odilo Estévez Municipal Decorative Art Museum San Lorenzo 753, S2000 Rosario, Santa Fe Telephone: +543414802547
The museum is located in the historical core of Rosario, in front of Plaza 25 de Mayo, at the starting point of the old village, near the town hall (Palacio de los Leones) and the Cathedral. Administratively, it depends on the Culture and Education Secretariat of the Municipality of Rosario. It showcases a permanent exhibition of artwork that was gathered by the Estévez family during almost 30 years, including Spanish furniture from the 16th, 17th and 18th century and copies of 18th-century French furniture; a collection of European paintings; a number of sculptures; works in ivory, glass, porcelain, jade, and silver (European, pre-Columbian and Asian); tapestries, carpets, and fans.
Fortabat Art Collection Olga Cossettini 141, C1107CCC CABA Telephone: +541143106600
The Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection is a museum of fine arts in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The museum was initiated by María Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, the longtime Chairperson and chief stockholder of Loma Negra, the largest cement manufacturer in Argentina. She set aside a significant portion of her extensive art collection for the purpose, and her foundation contracted internationally acclaimed, Uruguayan born architect Rafael Viñoly for its design. The museum was inaugurated on October 22, 2008, and includes two exhibition halls, a library, an auditorium, offices and a cafe-restaurant overlooking the renovated Puerto Madero docklands. Its two exhibition halls house a collection of 230 works (at the opening date) and are divided into seven galleries
Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum Av. Pellegrini 2202, S2000QDN Rosario, Santa Fe Telephone: +543414802542
The Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum (in Spanish, Museo de Bellas Artes Juan B. Castagnino) is an art museum in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina, considered the most important of the interior of the country and the second in national terms. It is administered by the municipal government. The museum lies within the Parque de la Independencia (the largest of Rosario's urban parks) immediately outside the city center, at the intersection of Oroño Boulevard and Pellegrini Avenue.
Juan Carlos Castagnino Municipal Museum of Art Av. Colón 1189, Punta Piedras, B7600FXE Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Telephone: +542234861636
The Juan Carlos Castagnino Municipal Museum of Art is a museum of fine arts in Mar del Plata, Argentina. The museum's collections feature nearly 600 paintings, sculptures, lithographs, photographs and other works, including those by Argentine artists Antonio Berni, Alberto Bruzzone, Prilidiano Pueyrredón, Luis Seoane, Raúl Soldi, and Juan Carlos Castagnino, for whom the museum was renamed in 1982, and of whom the museum houses 138 works.
MALBA: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, C1425CLA CABA Telephone: +541148086500
The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (Spanish: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, MALBA) is a museum located on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue, in the Palermo section of Buenos Aires. Created by Argentine businessman Eduardo Costantini, the museum is operated by the not-for-profit Fundación MALBA – Costantini, and was inaugurated on September 21, 2001. The institution was organized around the Costantini Collection, and has continued to expand its selection of works from modern artists across Latin America. It also maintains a cultural center, which stages art and film exhibitions and develops cultural activities. The museum receives over a million visitors annually, and is sustained by over 1,400 active patrons
Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta Juramento 2291, C1428DNK CABA Telephone: +541147832640
The Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta is a museum of Spanish art located in the Belgrano ward of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The museum resulted from the purchase by the city of the Buenos Aires home of Enrique Larreta, perhaps the most prominent Argentine exponent of Hispanic modernism in literature, and Ambassador to France from 1910 to 1919. Larreta made numerous visits to Ávila, Spain, during his tenure, and he amassed a large collection of medieval art, armor, tapestries, Spanish Renaissance art, Spanish baroque art and decor, manuscripts, wood carvings, and French furniture, among other collections
Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco Suipacha 1422, C1011ACF CABA Telephone: +541143270272
The Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco is a museum of art located in the Retiro ward of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The museum originated with an extensive collection of Spanish art and Latin American art (particularly of the Cuzco School) amassed by Isaac Fernández Blanco from 1882 onwards. Fernández Blanco was an engineer by vocation; but he was also very fond of the violin, and the family fortune let him had an important collection of string instruments.
Museo de Arte Popular José Hernandez Av. del Libertador 2373, 1425AAJ CABA Telephone: +541148029967
Historic and contemporary folk art
Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti C1405ALD, Pujol 644, C1405ALD CABA Telephone: +541144333396
The Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a museum where works of sculpture of Argentina in general and works of the outstanding sculptor Luis Perlotti are exhibited, in particular who resided in the place.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Buenos Aires) Av. del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires Telephone: +541152889900
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, emblem of the national museums’ system of the National Ministry of Culture. Of its several characteristics, there are three that make it unique: First, its extraordinary artistic heritage, which makes it the largest public collection in Latin America. Among its more than 12,000 pieces, two collections stand out: the collection of nineteenth-century European art, considered the most important in the region, and the collection of Argentine art, beyond any doubt the most valuable of its kind worldwide.
Museum of Contemporary Art of Rosario Av. de la costa Estanislao López 2250, 2000 Rosario, Santa Fe Telephone: +543414804982
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rosario (Spanish, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario, often abbreviated MACRo) is an annex to the Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum that is devoted to contemporary art, located in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina.
Tigre Municipal Museum of Fine Art Av. Victorica 972 1648 Tigre, Buenos Aires Telephone: +541145124528
The Tigre Club stands on the banks of the Luján River, in Paseo Victorica, Tigre, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. The club, built next to the Tigre Hotel (demolished in 1940), was financed by Ernesto Tornquist and was designed by the architects Pablo Pater, Luis Dubois and the engineer Emilio Mitre (son of the former President of Argentina, Bartolomé Mitre); it was opened on 13 January 1912.
Timoteo Navarro Museum of Art 9 de Julio, 4000 San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán Telephone: +543814227300
The Timoteo Navarro Provincial Museum of Fine Arts is the leading museum of its kind in Tucumán Province, Argentina. Its permanent collections, the most important in the Argentine Northwest, include over 680 works, including paintings, sketches, lithographs, ceramics, sculptures, illustrated poems and photographs. Among the Argentine artists represented are: Pompeyo Audivert (es), Antonio Berni, Pío Collivadino, Ezequiel Linares (es), Luis Lobo de la Vega, Timoteo Navarro (es), Antonio Pujía, Benito Quinquela Martín, Cesáreo Bernaldo de Quirós, and Lino Enea Spilimbergo.