Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO), Monterrey

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One of the leading museums of contemporary art in Mexico, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO) features striking minimalist post-modern architecture and exhibits a mix of contemporary artwork from around the world. The façade showcases a deep burnt-red tone and maintains square-shaped lines and form. A big bronze dove sits at the entrance of the museum, which also serves as the main landmark of the surrounding plaza. The museum constantly features major exhibitions with regional and international contemporary artists. After viewing the art, stop by and grab a quality meal at the in-house restaurant, or purchase art-related crafts at the museum store. Use our Monterrey itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO) and other attractions in Monterrey.
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  • August 5, 2017
    It's a good place to spend couple of hours . The architecture built very nice. The statues are sculpted with best design.  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    The Museum of contemporary art of Monterrey, known with the framework, is located in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Banderas.This museum is aimed to offer a frame of reference with respect to the current moment of national and international contemporary art to the public. The Museum is located in the center of Monterrey. The Museum's permanent collection, composed mainly of contemporary Latin American painting besides its exhibitions temporary are of very high standard. Don't hesitate to visit it. Open from Tuesday to Sunday.
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  • July 23, 2017
    With a fabulous location and great career, Marco presents two exhibitions of high quality: the collection of Dr. Alvar Carrillo Gil with formidable works of great painters such as Gerzso and Nishizawa... Another fabulous Dreamworks exhibition mind mounted and presented, worthy of visit,..!
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