Art Museum of the Americas

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June 13th, 2009

Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC


     The US Department of the Interior is located at:  201 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20250.   Established in 1976, the museum has as its primary mission to further awareness and appreciation of the art and cultural traditions of the thirty-four OAS member countries, with particular emphasis on modern and contemporary art from Latin America and the Caribbean. The building housing the museum was originally designed by noted architect Paul Cret in 1912 as the residence for the Secretaries General of the Organization of American States. 

     The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM (closed on federal holidays and Good Friday).  There is no parking; you'll have to park on the street and that's metered parking (free on weekends).  The Museum is free and open to the public. 

     We did not go inside this time but I am assuming they have a restroom and water fountain.  You will need to make sure you eat/drink before going into it though (no food/drink allowed) and you will need money for a potential donation... and I am sure they have a gift shop (so you may want something for that).  Make sure you bring enough money for the meters and if it's on a weekend it'll be free parking but if it's a weekday, you'll have to watch that meter.  You'll need comfortable walking shoes.


     Left to Right: 1) Art Museum of the Americas



Art museums of Washington

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