National Museum of Fine Arts

Local nameMuseo Nacional de Bellas Artes
LocationSantiago, Chile

The Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, located in Santiago, Chile, is one of the major centers for Chilean art and for broader South American art. Established in 1880, the organization is managed by the "Artistic Union".

The current building, the "Palace of the Fine Arts", dates to 1910 and commemorates the first centennial of the Independence of Chile. It was designed by the Chilean architect Emile Jéquier in a full-blown Beaux-arts style and is situated in the Parque Forestal of Santiago. Behind it is located the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of Chile, in which is also located the old School of Fine Arts.

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Phone +562 499 16 00

Address José Miguel de la Barra 650, Santiago, Chile

Coordinates -33°26'7.169" N -70°38'37.008" E

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