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Museum Night 2012 – La Noche de los Museos 2012

As usual, Sandra, who writes My Buenos Aires Travel Guide is the first to announce this month’s Museum Night – a great event to look forward to! Thanks, as always, to Sandra for these great updates!

Museum Night 2012 – La Noche de los Museos 2012

The Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires presents the 9th Edition of La Noche de los Museos – Museum Night 2012, that will take place on November 10, 2012, 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, and move around the city on more than 80 bus lines that will offer free rides during the night.

 

In this new edition, the Museum Nights pays tribute to the great Argentine tango composer/musician Astor Piazzolla in the 20th anniversary of his death.

 

Some of the main events of the evening will take place at the Planetarium Galileo Galilei, Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Sarmiento:

 

8:30 pm: The contemporary ballet of Teatro San Martin presents “Las 8 estaciones” (The 8 seasons), with music from “Las cuatro estaciones porteñas”, by Astor Piazzolla, and Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”.

9:15 pm: Documentary on Astor Piazzolla

11:00 pm: Quintet from Astor Piazzolla Foundation

00:15 am: Escalandrum and Piazzolla Electrónica

1:00 am: Documentary on Astor Piazzolla

 

Over 180 museums and art spaces will be participating in this edition.

 

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

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