COLLECTION OF THE MONTH: Museo de la Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá

Fray Cristóbal de Torres by Gaspar de Figueroa, 17th century (courtesy Museo de la Universidad del Rosario).

Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia


Inaugurated 16 May 2019, the Museo de la Universidad del Rosario is one of the newest university museums in the world. However, its collections and heritage date from the 17th century, when the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario was founded in 1653.

The Museo aims to explore the history, memory and heritage  of the Universidad del Rosario through a strong program of exhibition and education activities.

The Museo del Universidad del Rosario in the UMAC World Database.

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This article is part of the series ‘UMAC Collection of the Month’. 
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