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National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay)

National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay)


Museo_N_de_Artes_VisualesEstablished December 10, 1911 

National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay) (SpanishMuseo Nacional de Artes Visuales) is the name of a museum, Julio Herrera y Reissig esq. Tomás Giribaldi, s/n, InParque RodóMontevideoUruguay. It was inaugurated on December 10 of 1911.

This museum has the largest collection of Uruguayan artists artwork. Among them are works of Rafael BarradasJoaquín Torres GarcíaJosé CúneoCarlos Federico Sáez,Pedro FigariJuan Manuel Blanes and the artist Pablo Serrano who lived in Montevideo for twenty years.

The museum hosts also temporary exhibitions, in many cases of foreign artists, whose artwork travels in different museums around the world.


  • 1, ground floor. surface: 152 m²
  • 2, ground floor. Area: 1015 m²
  • 3, first floor. Surface: 110 m²
  • 4, first floor. Surface: 634 m²
  • 5, room, upstairs. Surface: 570 m²
  • Conference Room, ground floor, with a capacity of 174 seats. Primarily designed for video conferences.
  • Library,upstairs. Monday to Friday from 11 to 17 hours, focused on art, with more than 8,000 volumes.
  • Garden,designed by landscape architect Leandro Silva Delgado Uruguay.
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