Spain has a lot of beautiful historical locations, statues and museums but Spain is also quite modern. This country is full of great artists and their works are shown in many museums. In this article we will tell you what kind of modern art museums in Spain there are and where you can find them.
Discover Modern art museums in Spain
There are a lot of modern art museums in Spain, especially in the big cities. We will highlight the modern art museums in the four biggest cities of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Sevilla. If you love modern art, you definitely need to visit these museums!
MEAM in Barcelona
MEAM stands for Museu Europe d’Art Museum. This museum is located in Barcelona in the street: Barra de Ferro 5. This museum offers exhibitions, concerts, theater and workshops. This museum offers great arts and artist a stage to exhibit their work. a ticket to visit the museum is 9 euro. For children under 10 years old the ticket is free of charge.
You can find tickets and further information about the events and exhibitions on the website of MEAM.
IVAM in Valencia
The Institute Valencia d’Art Modern offers an artistic heritage with works of different cultural contexts. Not only valencian artists but people all over the world show their vision of modern art in this museum. Adults can enter this museum for 6 euros. For students it is only 3 euros! Friday 19:00-21:00, Saturday 15:00-19:00 and Sunday the whole day are for free!
Read more about their current exhibitions.
Reina Sofia in Madrid
A big museum that represents the new cultural generation. The museum shows you paintings, movies and sculptures of representing nowadays world in a modern way. You can find the work of famous artist as well as upcoming artists. They also offers a lot of workshops where you can learn anything about modern art and make modern art yourself! The museum is located at: Calle de Santa Isabel, 52, 28012 Madrid.
You can visit the museum on Monday, Wednesday- Saturday from 10:00- 21:00. Sunday and holidays they have special opening times which you can find here.
CAAC in Seville
Centro Adaluz de Arte Contemperano; This center is created in 1990 to give the local community an institution for the research, conservation and promotion of contemporary art. They exhibit a wide range of modern art. Also, CAAC in Seville have a beautiful library of modern art. The center also organizes a lot of events and activities for instance: an electronic lunch, jazz concerts, rainbow etc. To find out more about this extraordinary center and the exhibitions check their website. You can find the center at: Avda. Américo Vespucio, 2 / Camino de los Descubrimientos, s/n 41092 Seville Spain. The museum opens its doors on: Tuesday-Saturday from 11:00 -21:00 and on Sunday form 10:00 till 15:30.
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