Cultural Center Borges, Buenos Aires

Cultural Center Borges, Buenos Aires

The Borges Cultural Center is one of the many centers of art and culture in Buenos Aires. It is named after Argentina’s greatest literary figure, Jorges Luis Borges.

The Borges Cultural Center is located within the Galerias Pacifico, a historic landmark in Buenos Aires. The center hosts both art exhibitions and music and theater performances. Most of the exhibitions are temporary except for one permanent exhibition dedicated to the life, times and works of Jorges Luis Borges. The top floor has an exhibition space with an artistic window pane studded roof. These offer plenty of light during the day and are spectacular when lit up at night.

Besides changing art exhibitions and theater performances, there is always a tango performance taking place at the center. The Borges Cultural Center is also a teaching facility and there are workshops and courses for training the public in different art, dance and music forms. Visitors can take Tango lessons at the center. There are also lecture halls and a training school for ballet stars. The centre houses the Julio Bocca’s Ballet Argentino performance space. Art exhibitions of well known artists like Robert Cappa and Salvador Dali and up and coming contemporary Argentine artists are held here.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Sunday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Sight Name: Cultural Center Borges
Sight Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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