They offer an insight into this small island’s varied cultural and literary background.
La Recova Arts Centre
La Recova is an important culture centre and it holds regular art exhibitions.The City School of Graphic Arts has its headquarters in La Recova.
Natural History Museum
These museums are one of the most important cultural projects in Santa Cruz in recent years.
Collections which were dispersed until now are being gathered here, like those of the former Archaeological Museum of Tenerife or the Natural History Museum.
City Library and Fine Arts Museum
The Library, which is now being extended, has an important department of Canarian literature and island archives.
The library is complemented by the Provincial Historic Archives Library, also in Santa Cruz.
The City Museum of Fine Arts is worth a visit. The permanent collections have several masterpieces, including a San José, by Ribera, a portrait of Isabel II, by Madrazo and a Sorolla.
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