The MALBA, an architectural gem

The MALBA, an architectural gem

At the Museum of Latin American Art, find contemporary works in a fascinating and beautiful setting.

The Museum of Latin American Art is one of the best tourist attractions in Argentina. Originally, the MALBA was designed to house the private contemporary art collection of the businessman Eduardo Costantini. But the MALBA is not just a venue; the building is a work of art in itself.

It owes its construction to an international architecture competition launched in 1995. In the end, three Argentine architects were selected to design the building, Gastón Atelman, Martín Fourcade, and Alfredo Tapia. Inaugurated in September 2001, you can admire the masterpieces of renowned Latin American artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Roberto Matto, and Joaquín Torres.

The most recent acquisitions relate to the artistic movements of the 1940s, but the museum is also renowned for its temporary exhibitions. You can visit the MALBA without being a great lover of art since the building also houses a library and a film archive.

Ave. Figueroa Alcorta 3415
Buenos Aires

+54 (0)11 48 08 65 00