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  • Museums

    Casa Roig

    The extraordinary home of the Roig family was constructed specifically for its original owner, Antonio Roig. The home was inaugurated as a museum because it is one of the very few surviving structures that were designed and constructed by Antonin Nechodoma. The Casa Roig is located in the city of Humacao in Puerto Rico and is the property of the University of Puerto Rico.

  • Culture

    Over the course of Puerto Rico's history the country has been strongly influenced by a number of different cultures. The strongest of these were Spanish and Western, but there are also a number of other cultures which have been merged with these to provide a culture which is unique to Puerto Rico. Today you will find that not only do the inhabitants of this island enjoy a wonderfully rich ...

  • Culture

    Art

    It is evident that a strong infusion of arts in the history of Puerto Rico has resulted in its people having a natural artistic flair. Regardless of whether they're taught to fine tune their skills or whether they're simply born with it, there's a strong presence and artistic vibe wherever you are in Puerto Rico. Museo de Arte de Ponce is probably one of the greatest art museums of Puerto ...

  • Attractions

    Shopping

    Throughout the Island of Puerto Rico you will find many craft centers that are owned by local artists. Many of them encourage visitors to take a tour of their studios to see how the various traditional arts and crafts are made. Whether you take the tour or not, you will be able to find a wonderful variety of delicate carvings of religious statues and papier-mâché masks for purchase at the ...

  • Attractions

    Museums

    Puerto Rico is certainly a beautiful country with a fascinating cultural heritage and an interesting history. As you tour the island, you will likely come across museums in Puerto Rico that cover topics as varied as ancient Indian artifacts to the African history of Puerto Rico. There are also a number of art museums that exhibit anything from ancient crafts and artworks to 20th century ...

  • Museums

    Ponce Art Museum

    Also known as the ‘Museo de Arte de Ponce’, the Ponce Museum of Art is an extraordinary art museum. Located at 2325 Las Américas Avenue, the museum covers various artistic fields over a period of five centuries. Most of the art is western and there are currently well over 850 paintings, 800 sculptures and 500 prints on display in the museum – altogether there are more than 3000 pieces in the ...

  • Museums

    History Anthropology Art

    At the University of Puerto Rico you will find the Museum of History, Anthropology and Art in front of the University’s main library. The museum is small but what it holds inside is of great interest, to not only University students, but to all who are keen to learn more about the history, anthropology and art of Puerto Rico. At the museum you will find an array of pre-Colombian artifacts as ...

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    Museum Of Art

    Located in Santurce in Puerto Rico, the Museum of Art is a non-profit organization whose mission is to make the visual art of Puerto Rico and the rest of the world available to the people of Puerto Rico so that they can draw knowledge and inspiration from these works, thereby enriching the lives of the Puerto Rican public. Also known as the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), the museum was ...

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    San Juan Art History

    San Juan is not only Puerto Rico’s largest city; it’s also one of its oldest and most historic. Old San Juan offers visitors a chance to go back in time and imagine what life would have been like on this Caribbean Island a few hundred years ago in the days of pirates, wooden ships and fair maidens. It’s an intriguing look into the past that will leave you wanting to learn more about this ...

  • Attractions

    Art Galleries

    For many centuries art has played a vital role in Puerto Rican culture. An exceptional form of self-expression, artworks can give one great insight into topics of concern in the country over the ages. There are a number of renowned past and contemporary artists using a variety of media in Puerto Rico. As such, art fans will have a great time exploring the various art galleries scattered ...