ART GALERIES IN HAVANA

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If art is about, we Cubans are artists by nature!

Havana in recent years has shown much more cultural diversity, its streets overflow all possible manifestations of arts can be music, dance, theater, short films and of course paintings.

Our roots make us reflect through art who we are and our rich way of seeing life. From the most formal institutions to the most private art galleries are responsible for visualizing the thinking and perception of the world of our island.

We can find in Calle Trocadero e / Zulueta and Monserrate. The National Museum of Fine Arts, a museum of public character. Subordinated to the Ministry of Culture occupies two buildings in the vicinity of the Paseo del Prado, these are the Palace of Fine Arts, destined for Cuban art and the Asturian Center Palace, dedicated to universal art. A third building is intended for administrative functions. It houses one of the largest collections of paintings and sculptures in Latin America and is the largest in the Caribbean. 

It is also the case of  Genesis circuit that offers an interesting tour through several galleries and screen-printing workshops of renowned exponents of the Cuban art, both  ways national and over world , such as René Portocarrero, Carlos Enríquez, Amelia Peláez, Wifredo Lam, Flora Fong, Zaida del Río, Manuel Mendive , Roberto Fabelo among others, who have exerted a great influence in the Cuban culture.

A new option is the project of the neighborhood of Santo Ángel in Old Havana by young artists: Open Studio night, that has a score of artist studios, opening its doors the last Thursday of each month at 7pm, being for the visitor a unique experience to interact with young Cuban art and take home in one of his raffles a work of the exponent painter.