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Hosting a programme of contemporary art exhibitions

Tucked away down a side street next to the cathedral, the Centro Wilfredo Lam is a two-storey 18th... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
Wilfredo Lam Centre

Very good contemporary art and friendly staff. When we visited the exhibits were themed around... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
Julie C
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Dedicated to and named for the great Cuban surrealist painter known as the Cuban Picasso, this gallery and museum is just behind the Catedral de la Habana in the elegant, 18th-century Casa del Obispo Penalver. Along with a permanent exhibit of Lam's...more
Calle San Ignacio 22, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8613419
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Tucked away down a side street next to the cathedral, the Centro Wilfredo Lam is a two-storey 18th century mansion which provides a contemporary counterpoint to the history which is everywhere in old Havana. It runs a programme of exhibitions and events, so worth having...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Very good contemporary art and friendly staff. When we visited the exhibits were themed around architecture but covered a wide range of works from painting, photography and sculpture to architectural design. No admission charge when we went and photos are allowed. Situated on the corner...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

The artist Wifredo Lam is Cuba’s contribution to international art in the 20th century. His contemporaries in pre-war Paris included Pablo Picasso among others. You get the picture. Housed in a colonial era post office, his namesake contemporary art centre situated in Cathedral Square in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great exhibition space of local talent. When I was there the (maybe 8?) exhibitions ranged from contemporary architecture and urban planning in Havana, mid century furniture design amongst other things. Interesting colonial courtyard building as well. I went twice while I was in town.

Date of experience: March 2013
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

The Wilfredo Lam Center in Havana Vieja, around the corner from the cathedral, is one of the primary centers for contemporary art in Havana. Organizers of the Havana Biennale, they bring exciting artists from Cuba and around the world to show in Havana. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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