Highlights

Anniversary film season at the House Museum: Classic films from the 60’s

In order to celebrate its 6th anniversary, Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum invites everyone to attend a new film season for free at Hinderburg 683, Providencia. Musicals, drama and comedy from the greatest European and American filmmakers of the 60’s. Every Saturday during May at 16.30 p.m. Free entry.

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Summer film series in House Museum: Classic films of the 60’s

Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum invites you to get away from the hot air of the city for a while and get into the world of the greatest directors, actors and actresses, with the Summer Film Series in House Museum: Classic films of the 60’s. Every Saturday and Sunday in January, 4.30 p.m., Hitchcock, Buñuel, Fellini, Kurosawa, Antonioni, Bergman, Penn and Truffaut will meet at 683 Hinderburg Street, Providencia. Free entrance: Air conditioning. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the month: Religiosity and meditation, pieces of Christian iconography

During December, the Object of the Month will exhibit some pieces of Christian iconography located in EFM House Museum, collected by Eduardo Frei Montalva, an important catholic intellectual. These religious pieces of art, which represent his strong relationship with the Christian principles, are located in different rooms inside the house where he lived with his family. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the month: Journey through frozen lands

During November, Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum will dedicate its Object of the month to the journey made by the former president to Antarctica in 1969. Books, pictures and memories about this event will be exhibited until November 30 on the first floor of the museum, free entrance.
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Object of the month: A life through images: the Eduardo Frei Montalva photographic archive

The processes of recovery and classification of the photographic archive that House Museum EFM carried out as part of its mission of dissemination and heritage recovery of Eduardo Frei Montalva’s life, resulted in more than nine thousand pictures, more than one year of work, training workshops and surprises. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the month: Venezuela, The history of a friendship

During the month of July, the House Museum will underscore the relations that Eduardo Frei Montalva had from 1930 to 1980, with former governors of Venezuela such as: Romulo Betancourt, Raul Leoni and Rafael Caldera. The letters, awards and medals, part of the House-Museum Eduardo Frei Montalva collection, symbolize the good relations established between Chile and Venezuela during this period. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the Month: Journey to Frei Montalva’s library

Chile celebrates Book Month in April, so the Object of April at Eduardo Frei Montalva’s House-Museum is dedicated to the literary taste of the former president, who throughout his life collected a large library which has around 3 thousand books. Nowadays, the books are organized in two different rooms, inside of what used to be his house. The House Museum is located in Hindenburg Street, Providencia and it is open to the audience through guided tours. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the Month, January: Austerity and Quality, Chilean Menswear during the Mid-20th Century

Most of the collection and rooms of Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum not only provide details about Eduardo Frei Montalva’s political life, but they also show his lifestyle. Objects such as his clothing and accessories reveal details of his daily life and show some of the fashion trends during the 50s and 60s in Chile. [Read complete article]

 

Object of the Month: Eduardo Frei Montalva and the Latin American Integration The Latin American Intellectual

The Latin American integration was one of the crucial topics of Eduardo Frei Montalva’s intellectual thought. It was mainly developed through articles, conferences, books and trips throughout the region. During his presidential term, he positioned Chile as an important actor in the international policies of the continent. Frei was the first Chilean President in developing and promoting a new long-term diplomatic relations agenda in Latin America. [Read complete article]

 

The first travelling exhibition of the Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum will be held at UCSH University

Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum along with the History/Geography Education major from Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez (UCSH), invite the university community to discover some aspects of the place which used to be the house of the former President for over 40 years. This will be possible through an educational tour that will be available from May 24th to June 6th. [Read complete article]

 

Guayasamín’s Engravings now in Valparaíso

Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum exhibits “Guayasamín en Chile, 1969” at El Farol room in University of Valparaíso. Twelve works made by Oswaldo Guayasamín, along with educational panels and giant-size prints will be exhibited from 3 to 29 January at 1113 Blanco Street, Valparaíso. Free entrance. [Read complete article]

 

Party in Santiago: Friday 16th December Evening

Works by emerging and established artists, heritage collections, theatre, music, audiovisual projects, and views of the night skies will feature in the 25th Edition of “Museos de Medianoche” (Museums at Midnight), event in which every museum will exhibit the very best of their programme in a unique night tour from 18.00 to 00.00 hrs. FREE. [Read complete article]