201 13th St. N W Washington. DC 20006
Tel: (202) 45S-60I6
Fax: 202j 455-6021
Director: Ms Ana Maria Escailon
Attendance: 50.000 Established: 1976 Membership: Y Parking: metered on street.
Open: Tuesday to Saturday. I0am-5pm.
ClosedMajor Holiday-Facilities: Galleries Library
Activities: Films Guided Tours- Lectures Temporary Exhibitions Traveling Exhibitions. Publications: calendar quarterly: exhibition catalogues.
With its unique regional focus, the Art Museum of the Americas is an important repository of Caribbean and Latin American art. The Museum houses a permanent collection and also presents temporary exhibitions The Spanish colonial style building was designed by Paul Cret and built in 1912 as the residence for the Secretaries General of the OAS The permanent collection of the Museum numbers almost 2.000 objects of 20th-century Latin American art in various media: painting, sculpture, prints, and drawing;