All along the cemetery, you will come into contact with eye-catching artistic works from Europe that are captured in sculptures and monuments and done by renowned artists of the era such as Bernardo Vieco, Marco Tobon Mejia and Agustin Goovaerts(Belga Capilla)
Félix de Bedout Moreno, Pedro Justo Berrio(gobernador), Pedro Nel Ospina, Mariano Ospina Pérez
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Museums of Medellin Por Yahaira Asprilla Copete María Ivone Gómez R Noviembre de 2011
Collections of significant value are held by Medellín's most prestigious museums and institutions. These collections are preserved and exhibited at these venues for the enjoyment and education of locals and visitors alike.. El Castillo Museum Madre Laura’ Ethnographic Museum
<ul><li>History, music, painting, photography, sculpture, ethnography, natural science, minerals, technology, and numismatics all have a special place in the museums of Medellín, offering an alternative for the tourist to delve deeper into other cultural aspects of our region. </li></ul>Banco de La República Stamp Collection Maestro Pedro Nel Gómez House Museum
<ul><li>Some of these museums are housed in constructions of great architectural and heritage value, offering the tourist an additional reason to include them in his/her schedule of activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot Public Library for Latin America </li></ul>Piedras Blancas Entomological Museum and Butterfly House Planetarium's Theme Museum
<ul><li>The museum was </li></ul><ul><li>founded in 1842 by an </li></ul><ul><li>initiative put forth by </li></ul><ul><li>50 aristocratic families </li></ul><ul><li>that wanted to have a </li></ul><ul><li>place of their own </li></ul><ul><li>for their deceased . </li></ul>
Someones scultures and monumenst of San Pedro cemetery Marco Tobón Mejía Bernardo Vieco Agustín Goovaerts
<ul><li>The cemetery was declared museum in 1998 and Cultural Heritage of the Nation in 1999 </li></ul>
<ul><li>thanks to its architecture, and the historical and artistic content of its mausoleums . </li></ul><ul><li>It holds the remains of important artists, businessmen, industrialists, and politicians . </li></ul>
San Pedro Cemetery Museum <ul><li>Likewise, every two months we hold our “Full Moon Night” with guided tours through the most important mausoleums </li></ul>
and a complementary artistic activity, including music, a play, dancing, story-telling, or a poetry recital .
Museo de Antioquia The Museum was founded in 1881 a group, including Manuel Uribe Angel , Antonio José Restrepo and Martin Gómez, established the Zea Museum in honor of Francisco Antonio Zea .
<ul><li>The first collection contained books and historical and artistic artifacts of its founders . </li></ul>
<ul><li>The Museum is located in the facilities formerly occupied by the old Palacio Municipal; and now cataloged as a National Monument . </li></ul>
Museo de Antioquia The Museo de Antioquia offers visitors the opportunity to appreciate temporary, itinerant, and permanent exhibits .
<ul><li>Its salons hold pre-Hispanic, Colonial, Republican, and Contemporary art, </li></ul>
<ul><li>including paintings, sculptures, photographs, caricatures, and drawings by national and international artists. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The Botero Collection, the main attraction at the Museo de Antioquia , contains 108 paintings by Fernando Botero, one of the great exponents of the arts in the world. </li></ul>
The plaza Botero <ul><li>In addition, 23 monumental sculptures by the same artist are exhibited on the Plaza Botero, a wide open expanse facing the Museum's main entrance. </li></ul>
<ul><li>This plaza was designed by the same Fernando Botero, who ranked strategically its 23 pieces, two sources of water and planting trees around them. The works were cast in bronze in traditional workshops Pietra Santa, Italy, where the artist carefully directs the production process of molds and casts, made by skilled craftsmen and the designers that previously made Antioquia. </li></ul>
Museum of modern Art Founded in 1978, the museum fosters contemporary artistic practices through the work of renown national and international artists. However, its traditional address in the Carlos E. Restrepo neighborhood for the last 3 decades is to be no more.
<ul><li>The museum holds works of great artistic and historical value, including an important sampling of work done by Antioquia's own Débora Arango as well The museum is slated to move to its new headquarters in October 2009. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Beginning on this date the museum will occupy the former structure of a smelting plant, thus converting an industrial-use space into a site for modern and contemporary art. Its diverse cultural offer and venues such as restaurants and stores make of MAMM an ideal place to visit. </li></ul>