Museo de Arte Costarricense

Museo de Arte Costarricense, Calle 42, San José Province, San José, Costa Rica


  • Administrative support
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  • Furnished
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  • Kitchen
  • Lounge area
  • Reception services


Museum of Costa Rican Art Museum of Costa Rican Art.jpg Location Country Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica City San José General information Type Plastic arts Director Sofia Soto-Maffioli Building information Construction 1930’s Visitor information Website [1] [edit data in Wikidata] The Costa Rican Art Museum (acronym MAC) is the main institution in Costa Rica dedicated to the conservation, exhibition and promotion of the plastic arts of this country.

Its collection consists of around 6,000 works of art by national and international artists in all artistic disciplines, including mainly painting, sculpture and photography, created mostly between the late nineteenth century and today.

The Costa Rican Art Museum leads the main activities related to the plastic arts of Costa Rica; gathers and exhibits works of national and international artists, stimulates plastic confrontation and critical thinking and contributes to the comprehensive education of the public that visits it through educational and recreational programs. The MAC has more than six thousand works in its collection that includes painting, sculpture, photography and other national and international artists, dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. The Museum also carries out extension programs through traveling exhibitions and exhibitions with international projection.

These actions have allowed MAC to position itself in the Costa Rican environment and abroad with an up-to-date and contemporary vision. Visiting the Costa Rican Art Museum is an enriching experience where you can discover works of great aesthetic and patrimonial value that reflect different periods and artistic movements that have left their mark on the Costa Rican art. It is important to note that admission is completely free.



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  • Published: March 9, 2019
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