Noche Larga de los Museos – Primavera 2016

Noche Larga de los Museos Versión Primavera, Sábado 02 de abril 2016 / Long Night of Museums Spring Version, Saturday April 2, 2016.

Noche Larga de los Museos Primavera April 2, 2016

Noche Larga de los Museos Primavera April 2, 2016

It’s time again for the popular event to happen here in the Colonial City. 4 times a year the Ministerio de Cultura opens the museums up for all to see and its free! From 9AM to Midnight are activities all throughout the Zona Colonial. There is music, dancing, lectures, educational programs, poetry, children’s activities, living statues, lights and art. A plethora of culture and activities all in one day..and its FREE!

There will be special presentations by the Ballet Folklórico Dominicano, el Coro de cámara  del Ministerio de Cultura / Chamber Choir of the Ministry of Culture, Koribe; danza contemporánea / contemporary dance, and DJ music.

Here is the schedule of events happening in Santo Domingo and Santiago in PDF form. programa-Noche-Larga-Museos-Primavera-2016

Merengue singer Geovanny Polanco will be closing the event in Santiago and here in the Ciudad Colonial the closing event is in Plaza España with a presentation by the Ballet Nacional Dominicano.

The museums will be open throughout the day but the big kick-off starts at 6:30 pm at the Museo de las Casas Reales headed by the Ministro de Cultura.

The participating museums include:
*Casa de Tostado
*Fortaleza de Santo Domingo (Ozama)
*Museo Trampolín
*Casas Reales
*Alcázar de Colón
*Centro Cultural Banreservas
*Casa de Teatro
*Centro Cultural de las Telecomunicaciones
*Biblioteca Infantil y Juvenil República Dominicana

Activities and exhibitions at the Capilla de los Remedios
*Plaza María de Toledo
*Plaza Reloj de Sol
*Plaza España

(locations and some information about these monuments in the Colonial Zone visit

Plus other participation locations:
*Plaza de la Cultura, Santo Domingo
*Faro a Colón, Santo Domingo
*Centro León, Santiago
*Monumento a los Héroes de la Restauración, Santiago (this is their first time to participate in the event)