Opened in 1976 this museum is devoted to the preservation and exhibition of works by Venezuelan artists from Colonial times to present day. The Permanent Collection includes relevant names from the 19th Century like Arturo Michelena, Cristobal Rojas, Martin Tovar y Tovar and Tito Salas; among later artists are Francisco Narvaez and Hector Poleo, plus a vast selection of works by Armando Reveron.
Actual Venezuelan art is represented by Alejandro Otero, Francisco Hung, Carlos Cruz-Diez,Jacobo Borges, Regulo Perez, Meyer Vaisman and other great creators.
The museum also presents temporary exhibitions coming from public or private collections. Free admission. The architectural neoclassic design is credited to Carlos Raul Villanueva, fundamental figure in the Venezuelan Architecture of the 20th century.
Address: Plaza Morelos (Plaza de los Museos), Urbanización Los Caobos.
Phone: +58 2 578 1818 / 578 0764