- Exclusive Special Edition From
Museo de Arte de Ponce,
Puerto Rico - Fundacion Luis A Ferrer.
El Museo de Arte de Ponce opened its doors on January
3, 1959 .
The first collection pieces date from 1957, when industry
leader and future governor of Puerto Rico don Luis A.
Ferré, acquired 24 paintings at an auction in Sothesby’s
in NYC. 13 of them are still on exhibition in the Museum’s
Famous American architect, Edward Durell Stone, Frank
Lloyd Wright’s disciple and creator of the Kennedy Center
in D.C., was commissioned to design the present building
for El Museo de Arte de Ponce. It was inaugurated in
The Museum has a selection of Latin American and Puerto
Rican art, some of the pieces are from renowned artists
such as Campeche, Oller, Báez, Martorell, Rodón, Coronel,
and Hernández Cruz. El Museo de Arte de Ponce is the
only museum in Puerto Rico accredited by the American
We hightly recomend when visiting Puerto Rico to visit
El Museo de Arte de Ponce and also the downtown area
that hold so much history.