Are you ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Puerto Rican art? Located in the lively neighborhood of Santurce, the Puerto Rico Art Museum is a must-visit destination for any art enthusiast or culture lover visiting the island. With a collection spanning centuries of Puerto Rican art, the museum offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich artistic heritage of the island and discover the works of some of its most iconic painters.

One of the best ways to experience the museum is by enjoying the self-guided audio tour of the site by The guide, distributed in a podcast format and always free, gives visitors a broad view of Puerto Rican art through the work of five emblematic painters: José Campeche, Francisco Oller, Rafael Tufiño, Myrna Báez and Miguel Pou. Each of these artists has made a significant contribution to the art of Puerto Rico and their work is beautifully showcased in the museum. The audio tour provides valuable context and insights into each artist and painting, including its historical and cultural significance and the techniques employed, so you can appreciate the art in a more profound and meaningful way, enriching your understanding of Puerto Rican culture and history. 

José Campeche is considered Puerto Rico's first major painter and his work reflects the island’s Spanish colonial past. Francisco Oller, on the other hand, was a pioneer of the impressionist movement in Puerto Rico, Europe and Latin America, and his paintings capture the beauty of the island’s landscapes. Rafael Tufiño is known for his depictions of everyday life in twentieth century Puerto Rico, while Myrna Báez’s work explores the relationship between humans and nature. Finally, Miguel Pou’s paintings are characterized by their realism and attention to detail.

As you wander the museum, you can listen to the podcast on your smartphone or other mobile device as it takes you through the galleries and highlights the most significant works on display. You can pause and rewind the podcast as needed, ensuring that you don't miss any important details. And because the podcast is available online and in most if not all podcast apps, it's probably already on your phone just one click away.

The Puerto Rico Art Museum in Santurce is a must-see attraction for any tourist visiting the island. The museum offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich artistic heritage of Puerto Rico, and the self-guided audio tour available on is the perfect way to experience it. So don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Puerto Rican art.