Museo de Arte Contemporáneo - Quinta Normal, Santiago

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In an effort to welcome and preserve diverse cultural trends and promote ongoing discussion and reflection in all areas of human knowledge, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo - Quinta Normal boasts a collection of over 2,500 items of modern and contemporary art. The museum strives to narrow the gap between the public and new artistic impression with its collection of prints, paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Two separate buildings divide the museum--a neoclassical building from 1910 and an early 20th-century French-style building, dubbed 'Versailles Palace.' Use our Santiago vacation maker website to visit Museo de Arte Contemporáneo - Quinta Normal on your trip to Santiago, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • ... in a new visit to the Museum, I found it uninhabited and nothing attractive in terms of exposure and samples, if I insist on the beauty of the building.
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  • It is free and connects directly to the National Museum of fine arts (Forest Park). Variety of exhibitions and very well kept building inside. Abroad many scratches, but there are so many that even looks good if you want to 'urban' photography. The outside Botero artworks and the Park to walk and relax.
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  • Interesting. Beautiful works of art! Some use new technologies to express what they wish to communicate. Has works that use sensors, smart cameras and even augmented reality. For those who like technology is a good thing.
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  • Nice building, close to other museums/galleries and located in a beautiful park.
  • Keep trying, but my sensitivity or lack thereof does not allow me to appreciate things like: an all white room with a projection repeatedly playback a minimalist edge of the wall. To which you want to give a deep meaning, and purpose. To me it can have any meaning; including any, which most likely me. As usual the show is who actually does art, architecture and the garden. Here many travelers mistake the MAC with the Academy of fine arts, absolutely nothing to do with each other, in collection, location, architecture and proposal.
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  • Very good Museum.
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  • A very different point of view... intetesante although I did not understand all your sample
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  • Very nice building and art shows post-90. Entry free
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