Peru is one of the ancient centers of global civilization, so it makes sense that Lima's Museum of Art—the Museo de Arte de Lima, aka MALI—has a heck of a broad lens. The pieces in the second floor's permanent galleries cover some 3,000 years of human expression: from metalwork and textiles of great pre-Columbian Andean cultures and colonial paintings to Modernist works and contemporary art. MALI, which occupies a historic building called the Palacio de la Exposición, has wide-ranging temporary exhibitions on its first floor. The museum offers bilingual guided tours much of the week as well as free downloadable audio guides and rentable headsets and runs an on-site café for fueling all that art appreciation of yours.
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