Cultural Centers in Bogota
NOTE: When dialing from outside of Colombia, the country code is (57) and Bogota is (1)
Alianza Colombo Bulgara
Bulgarian language classes, cultural programming and trips.
Alianza Colombo Francesa
French language classes, art exhibitions, libraries, film, concerts, theatre productions and networking events.
Carrera 3 No. 18 – 45
Carrera 7 A No. 84 – 72
Avenida 19 No. 134 A – 39
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango
Sponsored by Banco de la Republica, the library boasts monthly schedules of cultural programming such as concerts, film, lectures, seminars, exhibits and contests.
Calle 11 No. 4 – 14
Casa de la Cultura Afrocolombiana
Offers a range of cultural programming, dance classes and performances.
Carrera 5 No. 26 – 54
Casa Sin Fin
Exhibitions, classes, special cultural events
Calle 99 No. 11 B - 20
Centro Cultural Biblioteca Publica
Julio Mario Santo Domingo
Inaugurated on May 23, 2010, this center is the latest addition to Bogota's Mega Library system. It houses a 1,300 seat theatre for music concerts and theatre festivals, a 300 seat studio theatre and an exhibition hall for paining, sculpture and other artistic exhibitions, green spaces for concerts and lectures and quiet contemplation. The center is also fully wired, and offers meeting rooms with the latest video conferencing technology.
Parque Zonal San Jose de Bavaria
Calle 170 between Carreras 59 and 64
Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“El Centro,” funded by Garcia Marquez and the Fondo de Cultura Economica de Mexico, was designed by famed Colombian architect Rogelio Salmona, to be a place of “encounter, happiness, enjoyment, surprise and meditation.” The complex includes La libreria del Fondo Cultural Economico, one of the largest bookstores in Latin America (with more than 45,000 titles represented by more than 90,000 books for sale), an underground exhibition space used to showcase work by emerging and established international artists, an auditorium for concerts and lectures, a 40 seat media room, a classroom and a reception room. A Juan Valdez café, with a large patio, is stationed on the basement level.
Calle 11 No. 5 – 60
Centro Cultural Llenero
Teaching and performing the traditional music and dance of the Colombian plains called the Llanos.
Calle 62 No. 20-28
Centro Cultural Nuevo Mundo (Rosicrucian Order)
Calle 67 No. 6 - 41
The main focus is on teaching English with some cultural programming.
Calle 19 No. 2 – 49
Calle 110 No, 15 – 36
CC Niza Bulevar
Fundación Cultural Colombo China
Mandarin classes, traditional Chinese dance and music classes, courses in Tai Chi and Kung Fu, Acupuncture and cultural programming
Calle 71 No. 11-66
Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño
One of the most important cultural institutions and libraries in Colombia, offering monthly schedule of concerts, lectures, film, exhibits, dance and theatre performances.
Calle 10 No. 3 – 16
Japanese Culture for Latin America
Calle 103 No. 21-76
483-0055 / 483-0066
Dedicated to promoting Colombian arts and culture
Calle 80 No. 9 – 75
Center of Exploration
Calle 10 A No. 10 A - 38
Goethe Institut Bogota
German classes and cultural programming.
Avenida 39 No. 7 – 64
Instituto de Cultural de Brasil Colombia (iBRACO)
Portuguese classes, Brazilian cultural offerings such as art exhibits, a library of books, films and music; and the annual Brazilian Carnaval in Bogota in February.
Carerra 9 No. 70A-11
La Revolucion de la Cuchara
Carrera 9 A No. 60 - 44
La Fundacion Araya
Cultural programming, classes, creative opportunities rooted in Hip Hop and Urban life for youth
Avenida Caracas No. 39 - 50
Spracht Institut – Colombo Aleman
German classes and programming.
Carrera 7 No. 42-11