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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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