Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art

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Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art
Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art facade.jpg
Established 1973
Location Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
Website Information about the museum on the Soto website

Coordinates: 8°07′57″N 63°32′14″W / 8.132372°N 63.537243°W / 8.132372; -63.537243

The Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno Jesús Soto) is a modern art museum in Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela. It is named after the kinetic artist and sculptor Jesús Soto, who was born in Ciudad Bolívar. The building, which opened in 1973, is a late work of the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva.

As well as showcasing a number of Soto's works, the museum includes art by international artists, particularly pieces with movement and dynamics.

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