· Art galleries in Bolivia ·
La Paz has not only touristy museums where shows cultural richness, but also art galleries a reflection of national and international art.
Solon foundation is in charge of showing art and video models. It has the purpose to show human rights, women rights and struggle against injustice through art. This foundation preserves and promotes Walter Solón Romero art works, who claimed art as a social commitment through its paintings and engravings.
Address: Ecuador Avenue 2519
Telephone and Fax: +591 2 241 7057
Simón I Patiño
It is a place for artistic and intellectual meetings, dedicated to artistic and literary expressions. It has a wide gallery where there are exhibitions of visual art, concerts, recitals and other cultural events.
It is a venue of La Paz city that bring together many national and international artists, students and art lovers.
Mapa de Museos y Galerías
Address: Ñuflo de Chávez Street Nº 663
Telephone: (591-2) 3327568
A culture and architecture centre, where there are both collective and individual exhibitions of national and international artists. They reflect the different ways to see reality through art.
Address: Montenegro Avenue Nº 1378
Telephone: (591-2) 2798966
Address: Gral. Medinaceli Nº 2268
Telephone: (591-2) 2423653
Espacio de Arte Nota
Address: Rene Moreno Nº 1335
Telephone: (591-2) 2793773
Cecilio Guzmán de Rojas
Address: Colón Street Nº 279, between Mercado Street and Camacho Avenue.
Casa de la Cultura
Address: Mariscal Santa Cruz Avenue, Potosí corner
La Divina Comedia
Address: 20 de Octubre Avenue Nº 2089.
Address: 16 de Julio Avenue Nº 1607
Nen Art Gallery
It has beautiful paintings made by Nena Castellanos.
Address: Ñuflo de Chavez Street Nº 663, central zone
Telephone: (591-3) 3327568
It is located in the town centre near to Main Square. It has six galleries which have paintings and drawings of Valia Carvalho and Jorge Padilla; it also has paintings, sculptures of different sizes. The most important paintings are “El Quijote” and “Gestación”.
“Simón I. Patiño”
It is a cultural institution, inside its art gallery there are art visual arts, painting, sculpture and photography exhibitions; which are explained by guides for putting in context the different thematic.
It is dedicated to spread the whole techniques used in different cultural centres in the city.
Inside the gallery there are international art exhibitions, concerts, writers meetings, musicians, etc.
Address: Independencia and Suárez de Figueroa Street 89
Hotel Los Tajibos
Li Briceño is the most outstanding painting in the hotel gallery. The pictures are the perfect decoration because of its colourful fruits paintings.
Address: San Martin Avenue Nº 445
This house was built in honour to Federico García Llorca (dramatist). It is located at the corner of Main Square. It is a typical house of Santa Cruz; has a cultural centre where there are a bar decorated with contemporary art objects and a souvenir shop.
Llorca house boats about showing unique art (this art is not seen in any place)
Oxigeno Fine Art
The commercial place of exhibition and selling of art Works presents a painting collection of Ramiro Cucaracha and Marcia Lozano. Oxigeno Fine Art renovates the gallery each 20 days with national and international authors. It also has a permanent store of art works.
In Cochabamba there are different art galleries where you can see many paintings, sculptures, photos, engravings of famous artists. For visitors’ reference, below we have some information about art galleries.
Simón I. Patiño
Simon I Patiño, pedagogical and cultural centre is in charge of traininig and informing about culture, pedagogy and science.
Concerning culture events, it is contemporary art centre in Bolivia. It has a great art gallery that includes a wide contemporary painting collection.
On the other hand, this centre presents a significant international exhibition that helps to promote the national art.
Inside this gallery you can find innovative pictures and pictorial exhibitions.
Address: 14 de Septiembre square
Opening hours from 9:00 to 12:30 and 15:00 to 19:30
El Rastro Art Gallery
Address: Potosí Avenue1333
“El Umbral”Art Centre
Address: Pando Avenue
Address: Ayacucho Avenue Nº 701, La Paz corner, Central zone
Telephone: (591-4) 4528543