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Museum of Plastic Arts "Eduardo Sívori", Buenos Aires

Museum of Plastic Arts "Eduardo Sívori", Buenos Aires

The Museum of Plastic Arts, “Eduardo Sivori” is dedicated to the works of Argentine artists and sculptors. Besides displaying a range of artwork, it also hosts salons or exhibitions and art competitions.

The Museum of Plastic Arts was established by the initiative of a city councilor of Buenos Aires, Fernando Ghio in 1933. It first formed part of the municipal council building. The museum moved to several buildings after the Eva Peron foundation took over the city council premises in 1952. Mayor Jorge Dominguez made the effort to find a permanent home for the museum and in 1995, it moved to its present location in the former El Hostal del Ciervo Café facing the Rose Garden. The Norman styled manor built in 1912 was renovated to house the paintings and sculpture and two modern wings were added in 1996.

The Museum of Plastic Arts “Eduardo Sivori” covers 4000 square meters and has over 4000 works by Argentine artists. It has permanent exhibition halls and one hall for temporary displays. The museum also has an art library, a restoration workshop and the Gordon de Grimaldi Scupture Garden. Works by Argentine artists, Libero Badii, Rogelio Yrurtia, Russeo Correo Morales, Anotonio Pujea and Guillermo Roux form part of the collection.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Sight Name: Museum of Plastic Arts "Eduardo Sívori"
Sight Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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