Museum Night 2011 - La Noche de los Museos 2011

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The Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires presents the 8th Edition of La Noche de los Museos - Museum Night 2011, that will take place on November 12, 2011, from 8 PM until 3 AM.
Since 2004 one Saturday night the museums of Buenos Aires stay open all night offering different cultural activities, all of them free of charge, in the same way as in other 130 cities around the world.
During this special night visitors will be able to enjoy free guided visits, special exhibitions, as well as conferences, shows, theater performances, dance, screenings, video, multimedia, and diverse concerts of classical music, jazz, tango, folk, and rock.
In this new edition, the Museum Nights celebrates the designation of Buenos Aires bu UNESCO as World Capital of the Book 2011.
Some of the main events are: 
  • Light and music show at Puente Transbordador in La Boca, will be repeated every hour from 8:30pm to 1:30am.
  • Visual intervention based on video mapping on the building of the Law School (Av. Figueroa Alcorta 2263), with the music of the drums of La Bomba de Tiempo. From 9pm to 11pm.
  • Historic recreation of the day of San Martin de Tours, patron of Buenos Aires, at Plaza de Mayo, 6:00pm. Video on the doors of the Cabildo, procession, mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral, and marching band of Regimiento de Patricios
In this edition, over 170 museums and art spaces will be participating.

For more information and complete program, visit La Noche de los Museos official website (site in Spanish only).

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