Fodor's Expert Review Museo de Arte Moderno de Cartagena

Cartagena Museum/Gallery

A stop at the Cartagena Museum of Modern Art provides a colorful overview of regional modern art, including a gallery dedicated to local painter and sculptor Enrique Grau (1920–2004). The building itself is fascinating, creatively combining a 17th-century customs house and a 19th-century warehouse for a modern look. Besides rotating displays of Latin American art from its permanent collection, the museum presents changing shows by new artists. Outside the museum, on Plaza de San Pedro Claver, the charming wrought-iron works by Eduardo Carmona showing daily local activities are also part of the museum. Allow 45 minutes for a visit. Admission is free on Wednesday.


Quick Facts

Calle 30 #4–08
Cartagena, Bolívar  13001, Colombia


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: 5000 pesos (free Wed.), Closed Sun.

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