The Ralli Museum is focused on drawing attention to the works of living Latin American artists. It also exhibits work by European 15th through 18th century artists, post-impressionism collections as well as paintings and sculptures representing other artistic trends.
Founders Harry and Martine Recanati, great admirers of surrealistic art, traveled extensively in Latin America looking for works of art whose quality would impress them, regardless of their authors' reputation or market value.
The Ralli Museum is located in the very heart of the beautiful Park Beverly Hills neighborhood. The building was especially designed and planned to house a museum quite a novelty in Uruguay, covers an area of over 19,000 feet.
As a nonprofit, private institution they do not accept donations or subsidiaries from either public or private sources. They do not engage in any kind of commercial activity; consequently no dining facilities or museum shops are available.
There are currently five Ralli Museums around the world. They are in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Santiago, Chile, Marbella, Spain, and 2 in Caesarea, Israel.