Museo de Arte de Ponce Collection

MAP Collection.

Museo de Arte de Ponce (MAP), is an art museum located on Las Americas Avenue in Ponce, Puerto Rico. It is considered one of the finest art museums in Puerto Rico It houses a collection of European art, as well as work by Puerto Rican artists. The largest art museum in the Caribbean, it has also been called one of the best in the Americas. The museum contains one of the most important Pre-Raphaelite collections in the Western Hemisphere, holding some 4,500 pieces of art distributed among fourteen galleries. It was the first of three museums in Puerto Rico accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It was founded by industrialist and philanthropist Luis A. Ferr√©, and its current building was officially inaugurated on December 28, 1965. It was significantly enlarged in 2010 after a $30M expansion. The museum has been called “world class”.

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