The Ponce Museum of Art is recognized internationally as an important center of European Art in America. It offers its visitors an extensive collection of Western Art, from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century, and showcases one of the most important Pre-Raphaelite collections in the Western Hemisphere. In addition, the museum offers an excellent collection of the French Academy and Spanish paintings of the Golden Age as well as collections of Baroque Art and Victorian paintings.
Other collections include sculptures, prints, photographs, drawings, decorative arts, pre-Hispanic and African objects, Puerto Rican folk art, contemporary ceramics, video, and sound art. The main masterpiece of the museum is Flaming June, painted by Frederic Leighton. The Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon, the final masterpiece and crowning achievement of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, is another of the main pieces of the museum’s collection.
Its located in the heart of Ponce, the second largest city in Puerto Rico. It opened its doors in 1965 and was designed by the famous american architect, Edward Durell Stone.
- Wednesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Sundays: 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Monday: 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday: Closed
- General public: $ 6.00
- Students and adults over 60: $ 3.00
- Members: Free of cost
Guided tour: Daily at 11am and 2pm. English and Spanish. Subject to availability.
Address: 2325 Boulevard Luis A. Ferre Aguayo, Ponce, PR
Phone: 787-848-0505 | 787-840-1510
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/EAtrYG2c5A42