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“Violeta Al Hilo”

Centro Cultural Metropolitano Gabriela Mistral
Ranked #51 of 565 things to do in Santiago
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I went to see "Violeta Al Hilo" the exhibition included works of embroidery, tapestry, lanigraphy and textile collage. It showed a burlap attributed to Violeta Parra herself, the rest were works of embroiderers and weavers from different periods. It's really beautiful since it shows a different part of Violeta and it shows how she inspired different woman in different times and places. GAM is located in Lastarria Neighbourhood and it has a free entrace, it has bathrooms and places to eat and drink a coffe besides a library!

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Centro cultural Gabriela Mistral(Gabriela Mistral cultural center) , also known as GAM, is a big center close to the Universidad Catolica metro station that offers you paid activities like: teather,music shows, dance class,and more, also free services and spontaneous shows such as: free wi-fi ,free bathrooms, tables and sits to work or study, activities like yoga, dace classes and 3 free museums and exposition that are constantly changing, its is open all the week from 6am to 8pm, and the saturdays is until 10 pm. Gam is a common place for tourist because of it location, is located next to Lastarrias Neighborhood, a popular place to visit. Gam has a lot to offer and the fact that is always offering you new activities and exhibitions, makes it a place that you must go.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Located next to Universidad Católica Metro Station, this center is usually worth a visit not only because of its innovative copper and wooden architecture but also because of the great expositions and cultural events that use to take place there. Chile Monos was actually a very good example of it, as it showed a very complete graphic sample of the whole history of chilean cartoons, so it was very interesting to get to know all those kinds of styles of cartoons over the years, and to see how have them diversified lately also with the help of technology. I was really impressed that there were so much cartoons and that some of them were really high quality, as I definitely wasn't aware that Chile was that developed in that area. The sample included a special place both for the chilean winner of the 2017's Academy Award for the best Animated Short Film, and for the first chilean cartoon. There you can watch some videos about these latest. I only missed there weren't more about the other cartoons, but I definitely recommend a visit anyway!

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful and interesting building and very cool exhibits. As a multigeneration family, this cafe was a perfect hang out/retreat from time to time as the location is very central to other attractions and open Sundays/public holidays. Great coffee, friendly young staff, heaps of space and a overview of courtyard /student hang out with modern dance and theatre students casually rehearsing so lively things going on for kids and others to look at...

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

The cultural center is a well designed multi-purpose venue that can be described as a mix of a exhibition, museum, vernissage, book store and much more. We strolled around the center for quite a while, observing art by local and foreign artists and simply enjoying our time, before heading back to Bario Lastarria for dinner afterwards. No entrance fee required, simply check the opening hours and you should be good. Enjoy!

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