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Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Museum Of Fine Art in Vietnam 1991 in Hanoi

A visit to the Museum of Fine Art in Hanoi Vietnam. Shot in November 1991.

220px-Hanoi_Arts_MuseumThe Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts is located in HanoiVietnam. It is a museum showcasing Vietnam’s fine arts from every historical period.  It is the country’s primary art museum, the second being the smaller Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts.

The site, 66 Nguyễn Thái Học Street, was selected by painter Nguyễn Đỗ Cung in 1963. The building, built in 1937, was an abandoned Catholic girl’s boarding house.  Next door at No. 65 was an artists’ colony.

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