Casona Puyó

Santiago’s house of art

The historic Puyó House in Bellas Artes was once one of the most important artistic centers in the Chilean capital. 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Santiago’s Bellas Artes Museum, another iconic city structure built by architect Emilio Jecquier. Categoría: Museums

Surf and culture

Coast of Poets

The most popular beach towns along Chile's Central Coast have also been home to some of the country's greatest poets and artists. Here we look at 10 towns with 10 different identities.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011 Isla Negra, where Pablo Neruda had his most famous home. (Photo: juanbdj/Flickr) Categoría: Beach - Museums

Ancient land

Chile's top four archaeological and anthropological museums

The best places to go to discover the many reminders of this country's long and mysterious past.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 The evocative Mapuche figurines at the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. (Photo: Cleber Machado/F Categoría: Museums

In Santiago

Chile’s leading human rights museum: the Museo de la Memoria

The museum’s innovative architectural design allows visitors to explore the legacy of human rights abuses during Chile’s military dictatorship, 1973 to 1990.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 The Museum of Memory and Human Rights. (Photo: Giovanni A. Pérez Alvarez/Flickr) Categoría: Museums

May 18 to May 29

Eight museums open doors free to general public in Santiago

In honor of the International Day of the Museum, cultural centers across Chile’s capital invite you to exhibitions on human rights, design, and natural history.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 The theme for 2011 is “Museo y Memoria” - museum and memory - and the festivities will be hosted app Categoría: Museums

In the Elqui Valley

Discovering the home of Gabriela Mistral and Chile's Pisco Sour

A cultural route is being developed for the region, but this valley on the tip of the Atacama Desert is already full of life - in its soils and in the skies above. Find out why the country’s Nobel Prize winning poet loved the peaceful mountain communities, and why astronomers still flock there today.

Monday, January 03, 2011 Gabriela Mistral's tomb in Monte Grande. (Photo: Eva Salinas) Categoría: Museums
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