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Art Museum of The Americas

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Worth visit if you have spare time

This is an adjunct to the Organization of American States (OAS). The back of the main building can... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Brian M
Oxford, United Kingdom
A bit disapointing...

I recommend you look up in the website which exhibitions they are showing at the moment. We visited... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The first museum of Latin American and Caribbean modern and contemporary art in the US is located just steps from the Washington Monument and the White House. AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of the American States (OAS) is a hub...more
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201 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-5600
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is an adjunct to the Organization of American States (OAS). The back of the main building can be seen from the Museum’s terrace. The building is strictly speaking not a museum as it seems to put on small rotating shows, with pictures from its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I stumbled upon this museum while walking from Lincoln Memorial back to the Faragut North Metro Station. The door was widely opened so I got in and asked if there is an entrance fee. The Receptionist told me it was FREE! Note that I was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I recommend you look up in the website which exhibitions they are showing at the moment. We visited to see what it had without reading in the internet about the exhibitions they had. We followed the donation recommendation of $5 per person and walked the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Art Museum of the Americas is located in a small building across from the huge OAS headquarters rather than inside it as I expected. The collection and exhibits are entirely works by contemporary Latin American artists. There are two floors to this building -...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I don't know how I didn't know this little museum was right in my backyard. If you love modern art- painting in particular- this is a "must." This museum provides a unique opportunity to take in some amazing works of art- many focused on social...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Colonial South American and the Caribbean had a complicated and violent past which even today displays stark contrasts. Thus it is not surprising that the dominant theme in the paintings and lithos (some sculpture) is chaos, despair, and suffering. Still the art is well done...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Art Museum of The Americas is located in the same compound of the headquarter of the Organization of American States (separate building with entrance on 18th Street. The permanent exhibit/collection is on the second floor with the great work contemporary artists (older and younger...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

AMA is really a niche museum featuring art from Latin America. It is the art collection of the OAS in the US. The building and grounds are beautiful. The collection is very strong and should be a must see for all of us. It represents...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

After wandering past and entering on a whim, this museum presented impressive, unique art housed in a wonderful building.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank b0ndsfamily
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We attend an art exhibit and found ourselves absorbing the garden grounds, decorative tiling, and sculpted reliefs adorning the building. A peaceful and charming oasis.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jim M
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