Have you ever imagine attending a Museum at night? Learn and enjoy the art under the Moon? This is your opportunity: Long Night of Museums 2016. On Saturday, October 29 will be a new edition of one of the most anticipated events of the Buenos Aires cultural calendar. From 2004 is developed in a classic of the city of Buenos Aires since summons to a crowd with its attractive cultural proposal in an inusual time: from them 8 pm until 3 am. The night of the museums of Buenos Aires is totally free for residents and tourists. You can go on foot, bus or bike.
From Mataderos to Puerto Madero, the thirteenth edition includes 240 museums and cultural spaces across 15 communes. There will be exhibitions, guided tours at night, artistic interventions in public space, workshops for all ages and free proposals until 3 am.
Long Night of Museums was born in the city of Berlin in 1977 with the purpose of attracting new audiences. Then it spread throughout more than 120 cities across Europe and in several Latin American countries on the occasion of the International Museum day. It is also an idea that responds to the need of their visitors to expand the opening hours.
In the last edition in Buenos Aires passed more than 900 thousand residents and tourists. An ideal plan for those who visit the city during the weekend.
Long Night of Museums 2016: Tips to keep in mind
- You can access to the free transportation to go from a Museum to another Museum. The free pass includes 79 bus lines and 8 tolls (AUSA) to enter the city. Here is the free pass to download to print.
- If you move in Ecobici, per single night you can withdraw it for 2 hours. You can search here your nearest station.
There is not a ride previously established. Visitors can freely choose the museums who want to go and how to do it: on foot, by car, bike or bus. The list and map with museums and cultural spaces that will participate in the night of the museums 2016 is now available here.
- Two suggested routes:
- 1. From the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires to the Usina del Arte: It includes the Malba, the Cultural Centre of Recoleta, the Evita Museum and the Museum of Eduardo Sívori plastic arts, among others.
- 2. From the Museum of the Humor until the Cultural Centre of Recoleta: It begins in Puerto Madero and ends in La Boca passing between others, like the Museum of Contemporary Art in Buenos Aires, the Usina del Arte, the Museum of the Cinema, the Museum of the Humor, the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires (Malba) and the Museum of Benito Quinquela Martin in La Boca.
- There is no need to sign up or acquire previous locations except for some shows for reasons of capacity as plays in closed sites, concerts, etc. We recommend also have patience because the queues tend to be long.
- From the website you can download an app for mobile with details of the schedule.