1593 was born Jacob Jordaens, one of the three Flemish Baroque painters, along with Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, to bring prestige to the Antwerp school of painting.
The Luis Ángel Arango Library is a cultural center dedicated to promote various activities related to the arts , education and culture in general throughout the year as concerts, art exhibits and conferences.
Casa de Moneda, segundo piso
Calle 11 No.4-93 Bogotá, Colombia
Monday to Saturday 9 am - 7 pm.
Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Closed on Tuesday
Calle 24 No. 6 - 00 Bogota, Colombia
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 6:30 pm
Sundays: 10 am to 4 pm
Calle 11 # 4-21, Bogotá Colombia
Hours: Tuesday closed / MOnday to Saturday 9 am - 7 pm / Sunday 10 am a 5 pm /
Ciudad Del Río Carrera 44 Nº 19A-100. Medellín. Colombia
Hours: Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. /Sat 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m./ Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: general $ 7.000 / over 60 and under 12 FREE.
Calle 16 between carreras 5ª e 6ª Bogotá, Colombia
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday 10 am a 16 pm / Closed on Monday Admissions: adults 2.600 COP
Free entrance on Sunday
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL NOVEMBER 2nd 2008
The National Museum of Colombia was founded in 1823 as Museo de Historia Natural y Escuela de Minería and it’s the oldest museum in the country. The Museum was initially installed at the ancient Casa de la Expedición Botánica and after various changes in 1948 was transferred to its present location, the Central Penitentiary of Cundinamarca. The Museum’s collection is organized in four areas: art, history, archaeology and ethnography, more than 20,000 pieces displayed in 17 permanent exhibition galleries. There is also a temporaries exhibition gallery located in the first floor.
Carrera 7, calles 28 y 29 Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am - 6 pm / Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Closed on Monday
Admission: general $3.000 pesos / concessions $2.000 pesos and $1.000 pesos