• Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Enjoy a private art and museums tour in Buenos Aires, known as the 'Latin American Paris.' Along with an expert art guide, you will learn about Argentina's greatest artists and how they were inspired and started a new era of South American art.

On your way to the galleries, you will drive through the most important neighborhoods such as La Boca, Puerto Madero, Recoleta, Retiro and you may visit Palermo as well if it fits in your itinerary (depending on traffic conditions)

NOTE: The galleries you visit may vary depending on the day

Itinerary

The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, MALBA, was founded in September 2001 with the objective of collecting, preserving, studying and disseminating Latin American art from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. It is a private non-profit institution that preserves and exhibits a heritage of approximately 400 works by the main modern and contemporary artists of the region. It combines a calendar of temporary exhibitions, with the stable exhibition of its institutional collection, and simultaneously works as a plural space for the production of cultural and educational activities. It offers film, literature and design cycles and carries out an educational task through programs aimed at different types of audiences. In 2007, the MALBA was declared a Site of Cultural Interest by the Legislature of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires was created in 1956 on the initiative of art critic Rafael Squirru, founder and first director of the institution. Squirru was then a young lawyer, an eternal enthusiast and passionate about culture. He was configured as one of the greatest promoters of Argentine art and accompanied the artists of his time. He was a friend of artists such as Tomás Maldonado or Quinquela Martín who exercised a constant impulse towards a taste for art and culture.

The Museum of Argentine Artists "Benito Quinquela Martín" is located in the neighborhood of La Boca. Founded in 1936, it is built on land originally donated by the painter for the construction of a primary school and a museum. Originally called the Museum of Argentine Artists. currently has the largest collection, more than ninety of his works, of the artist. In addition, the Museum offers a panorama of Argentine figurative art from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Works of great artists, considered initiators and precursors of the plastic arts in the country, up to the present day.

The Amalia Lacroze Art Collection of Fortabat, better known as the Fortabat Museum, is a private collection, open to the public, located in the Puerto Madero neighborhood. The collection and museum belonged to the late entrepreneur Amalia Lacroze and includes works of Argentine art from the nineteenth century to the present, as well as a sector with more than 200 works of artists of different styles, countries and eras, as well as objects of Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece.

The National Museum of Fine Arts, located in the Recoleta neighborhood, is one of the most important public art institutions in Argentina. It houses an extremely diverse heritage, which includes more than 12,000 pieces, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, textiles and objects. Its collection is integrated by pre-Columbian, colonial, Argentine and international art, in a temporal range that goes from the 3rd century BC. to the present.

Pick up locations

What's included

Professional Art and Historian Guide
Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off

What's excluded

Entrance fees to the museums

Important information

  • NOTE: Galleries are subject to different schedules so the places to visit may differ
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • This is a kid-friendly tour
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Pick-Up at any hotel or apartment centrally located in Buenos Aires.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • CITY TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

Guided Language

  • Deutsch
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Italiano
  • Francaise
  • Español

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