The Museum of Popular Arts collects and promotes traditional and contemporary handicrafts from the different regions in Argentina, including silverwork, textiles, leatherwork, glass, basketwork, woodcarving, etc.

Mostly appreciated by the visitors are the local silverwork pieces, traditional textiles, and the sacred imagery sculptures of Hermógenes Cayo.

Its collection of urban crafts grows continuously with the acquisition prizes of the Biennial of Arts and Crafts of Buenos Aires, organized regularly.

The building is a petit-hotel of French-Italian style of the early 20th Century, donated by the family Bunge, with two houses separated by an interior garden.


(From press information.

© Translation from Spanish: Haupt & Binder)


Museo de Arte Popular José Hernández
Av. del Libertador 2373
1425 Buenos Aires
Argentina
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