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Casa del Arte - Pinacoteca

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Worthwhile to take (at a minimum) a quick visit

We especially enjoyed the mural in the entry. The art museum is quite easy to visit with... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2018
Karen75017
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Paris, France
Gorgeous and free

Gorgeous mural with english and spanish explanation. It is free to go to the art museum however all... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
Marta K
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

We especially enjoyed the mural in the entry. The art museum is quite easy to visit with interesting exhibits that seem to be contemporary. Doesn't take a lot of time to wander through the 2 floors to enjoy Chilean art at it's finest. The only...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Gorgeous mural with english and spanish explanation. It is free to go to the art museum however all other exhibitions are only in spanish. Still worth it!

Thank Marta K
Reviewed January 11, 2018

The impressive painting called Iresencia de América Latina (Presence of Latin America), or Integración de América Latina (Integration of Latin America) is painted by Mexican artist Jorge González Camarena. It shows the history of Latin Amerika as a 300m2 mural demonstrating unity and brotherhood of...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Wondered why we’d stopped off in Concepción on the journey to Punta Arenas to explore Patagonia, until we visited the Casa del Arte gallery to see the magnificent mural at the entrance. This was worth a detour, and is truely worthy of its status as...More

Thank Motupipi
Reviewed October 25, 2017

The Casa del Arte housed a very good collection of Chilean art, but the standout piece is the extraordinary mural, representing all of Latin America, not just Chile. I thoroughly enjoyed visiting it, and it was certainly worth the day trip across from Chillán to...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

At the corner of the university, you can find the finest and biggest piece of art of the area. It is historical and beautiful. Sometimes they offer exhibitions too besides from the Mural. You can buy souvenirs here. It is the perfect way to end...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Honestly, the rest of the museum was probably a 3 or 4 star worthy event, but the mural in the main room is remarkable and truly worth a visit all by itself.

Thank Larry P
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Here's a good variety of exhibitions and an especially interesting one of 90's figurative painters. At least one surprising idea! Upstairs portraits include Marcial Plaza Ferrand whose specialty was beautiful women -- a treat for guys. Entrance dominated by leftist themes in a mural donated...More

Thank Nail56
Reviewed February 10, 2016

The mural is amazing and there was no entrance fee. When we went the selection was limited mainly to the mural, still worth it.

Thank Zachariah H
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

There is no entrance fee for this location. In addition to the amazing mural, there were several different exhibits when we visited, ranging from classic portraits by Chilean artists, to sculptures, to modern works and photography; something for everyone. We spent more than an hour...More

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