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Cultural Centers of Santa Marta - Other Activity Santa Marta - Colombia

Just because you are traveling on a tight budget doesn’t mean you can’t get a fair dose of the arts while you are in Santa Marta. The city’s cultural centers often present free events.

• Banco de la República: Library (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.); occasional literary readings, concerts and art exhibits; children’s programs (Calle 14 1C-37, Parque Simón Bolívar).

• 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:, Web:

• 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:, Web:

Santa Marta, Colombia

Other Activity Types:
Culture center

Travel Tips:

An art opening, inauguración, 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.

Price Description:

Events often times are free.

Relative price: Free

Travel Skills: None

Museums in Santa Marta and El Rodadero.

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso

Here are other activities in and around Santa Marta that may be of interest: Aquatic Sports in El Rodadero,

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