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Art Museum of The Americas

201 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-5600
+1 202-458-6016
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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
Upekkhapr
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Tiny modern art museum

The Art Museum of the Americas is located in a small building across from the huge OAS headquarters... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Brendan S
,
Arlington, Virginia
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6 Apr 2018
“A bit disapointing...”
15 Oct 2017
“Presents an artistic view well worth seeing”
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201 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-5600
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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

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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.

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Across the courtyard from the OAS main building, this tiny museum is difficult to find, just up 18th Street from the Mall. It houses a rotating collection of exhibits on two floors in various rooms built on a museum mission of displaying contemporary art from...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2014

a small but great exhibition which gives you a good idea of the contemporary are in Argentina in a very appealing and interesting settings -no crowds of people so you realy can enyoj the art pieces

Thank Stefan S
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