Pedro de Osma Museum
The Pedro de Osma Museum exhibits Peruvian artistic pieces from the fifth to the eighteenth century
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The Pedro de Osma Museum exhibits Peruvian artistic pieces from the fifth to the eighteenth century. The art works from Ancient Peru corresponds to the geographic area of the south Andes and belong to a private collection from Cuzco. Tiahuanaco and Inca cultures were developed on this territory. The works from the viceregal period consists of paintings, sculptures, furniture and silver works that belonged to the Pedro de Osma Gildemeister collection (1901-1967). Paintings from the eighteenth century Cuzco school are among the highlighted pieces of the viceregal art collection. This valuable artistic heritage is currently exhibited in the Pedro de Osma house, built in 1906 by his father, the politician and notary Pedro de Osma y Pardo.
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To achieve the museum objetives towards society the institution aims to:
- Promote, investigate and preserve the collection of Pedro de Osma and his emblematic home built at the turn of the twentieth century, located in the heart of Barranco.
- Incentive the appreciation and study of viceregal culture, a fundamental historical period in the creation of Peruvian identity.
- Cultivate artistic talent and creative dialogues among local and global communities in a didactic, accessible and inspiring setting.