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]
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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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During the national month of Visual Arts, Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum is highlighting within its heritage collection, the works of two etching artists, that of Bartolomeo Pinelli Romano and José Moreno Benavente. [Read complete article]
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]
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]
In Chile, during the 1950s and the 1960s, it was very common for adolescents to share their rooms at home. Families were larger and used to have more neighborhood life rather than access to technologies. [Read complete article]
The House Museum was opened to the audience in May 12th of 2008, and it is the only house of a former Chilean governor which has been transformed into a museum. This year, we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the museum with a photograph exhibition called “Todo un Barrio: Mirada Vecinal” (All about a Neighborhood, A Local View). The exhibition gathers the historical heritage of Providencia where the museum is located.
The photograph exhibition will remain open until January 31th of 2014 at # 683 Hinderburg street. Free entrance. [Read complete article]
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]
One of the cornerstones of Eduardo Frei Montalva’s government was the Education Reform, which not only aimed to expand its scope but also made a transformation towards people’s intellectual growth, their proper integration into the working life and the opportunity of higher education.
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]
Object of the month: Orthodox Icons and relations with the USSR during Eduardo Frei Montalva’s government.
In the midst of the Cold War, in a complex global context, during the administration of former president the relations with the USSR were resumed. His relation with the USSR is plotted in House Museum through Orthodox icons that decorate the library’s second floor. [Read complete article]