Just because you are traveling on a tight budget doesnâ€™t mean you canâ€™t get a fair dose of the arts while you are in Santa Marta. The cityâ€™s cultural centers often present free events.
â€¢ Banco de la RepÃºblica: Library (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.); occasional literary readings, concerts and art exhibits; childrenâ€™s programs (Calle 14 1C-37, Parque SimÃ³n BolÃvar).
â€¢ Alianza Francesa: French-language library and reading room; art exhibits; free cinema most Fridays, 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-noon, 3-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. Calle 12, 1C-82. Tel.: 5-423-5971 / 431-6332, E-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.santamarta.alianzafrancesa.org.co).
â€¢ Centro Cultural San Juan Nepomuceno: Cultural core of the Universidad del Magdalena, with an art museum, bookstore, literary readings, lectures andconcerts (Carrera 2, 16-44. Tel.: 5-438-2048, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.unimagdalena.edu.co).
Santa Marta, Colombia
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An art opening, inauguraciÃ³n, can be quite a delicious experience visually and gastronomically. Attending openings and literary readings is a great way to meet the local artist and writer communities.
Events often times are free.
Relative price: Free
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Museums in Santa Marta and El Rodadero.