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Museo de Artes Visuales

Jose Victorino Lastarria 307 | Barrio Lastarria, ubicado entre metro Universidad Catolica y metro Bellas Artes, Santiago 8320126, Chile
2 638-3502
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Worth 30 minutes of your time

Contemporary art is hit-or-miss, so as with any gallery of this kind, it all depends on what is on... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
KWH70
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Toronto, Canada
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Worth a Peek

Oddities and an unusual floor arrangement make this museum a worthwhile visit. Plus, nice jewelry... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Anise2014
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Armonk, New York
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The art collections of legendary Chileans Manuel Santa Cruz and Hugo Yaconi highlight this six-level contemporary art gallery.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“small museum” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
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Jose Victorino Lastarria 307 | Barrio Lastarria, ubicado entre metro Universidad Catolica y metro Bellas Artes, Santiago 8320126, Chile
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Contemporary art is hit-or-miss, so as with any gallery of this kind, it all depends on what is on display at the moment. But it’s an interesting, multi-level building, providing lots of variety in about 8 different rooms. Plus, there’s a small (one room) local...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Oddities and an unusual floor arrangement make this museum a worthwhile visit. Plus, nice jewelry at the gift shop. Liked some of the art, not others. Don't forget the visual room, plays film to illustrate POV. I did learn something about current young Chilean artists.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We visited the museum after eating in the restaurant, the exhibitions are quite small and contemporary, however its still worth a visit. We ate at the restaurant twice as the service and food were very good.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

well, it's difficult to judge a museum where exhibitions always change. so, it's most about reviewing the current exhibits i guess; which were neither very interesting nor bad; just normal. the upper floor where they exhibit about Mapuches (local people of Chile) is quite interesting...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The exhibition is quite small and you will not spend more than 1 hour. The art is exactly as it should be for this kind - in my opinion. It is provoking and visually strong. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a small museum of contemporary art in Lastarria, on one of the nicest streets in the neighborhood. It is next door to Hotel Cumbres, down the street from Bocanariz, and around the corner from The Singular. The building is airy, attractive, interesting-- and...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The museum is an interesting space but half was closed for a new exhibit. The works on display were interesting but some were difficult to understand.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

To say this is the worst art museum I have ever been to would elevate it to the status of art museum, an undeserved appellation. Words I would choose to describe this flimsy excuse for a contemporary art museum are: shallow, vapid, amateurish, boring, juvenile,...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

This museum was located around the corner from our hotel. It displays a nice collection of modern art. Allow about an hour for the exhibit. Unfortunately, during our visit some of the rooms were closed for a new art installation. Would come back here.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This museum had both videos and paper photography of March Odenbach who addressed many serious subjects including genocide in Rawanda and Europe.

Thank Howard S
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