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Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

(2.5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie is a museum in Warsaw, Poland. It was established in 2005.Until the construction of its new museum, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw carries out its program activities in a temporary premises at ul. Pańska 3. The Director of the museum since June 6, 2007 has been Joanna Mytkowska.The construction of the new museumIn 2006, an international architectural competition for the design of the museum was announced. The competition was won in February 2007 by Swiss architect Christian Kerez. It was chosen from 109 designs.The building of about 30,000 square meters was to be completed from 2012-2016 on the northern side of Parade Square beside Marszałkowska Street (previously occupied by a marketplace).In April, 2008 the President of Warsaw, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz and Christian Kerez signed a contract for the design of the museum. In summer 2008, Warsaw authorities decided to change the functional program and project of the inside of the building, and as a result, the project had undergone significant change, and design work had to be significantly extended. The final concept of the building was to have been presented in the summer of 2010. However, in May 2012, the City terminated the contract with Christian Kerez.At the same time it was decided that for the next three years the temporary location for the museum would be in Pańska Street, off the nearby main thoroughfare Emilii Plater.Current plans are to open the new custom-built museum in 2019.Plans for the museumThe museum will present the achievements and changes in Polish art of the twentieth and twenty-first century in an international context, create an art collection, present significant phenomena in the field of visual arts, film, theater and music, as well as support exceptionally talented artists.
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  • I popped along to the museum not realising that it was in a temporary venue until the new one was completed (I think it's some time in March 2017). The venue was small but had an interesting exhibitio...  more »
  • Really this is not a Museum, just a bookstore for architects, designers with a small art space (corridor 7 meters) and a coffee shop. The store has books in English and Polish languages. Pleasant interior and coffee ️ ☕
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  • Unfortunately, I am very disappointed in what I saw there. I expected something interesting, what you can "hang the eye"-nothing found. A total waste of time. Two pros for the fact that although as a museum not checks, this is a great place for people who want to silence. The other cool device in the building. ;)
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  • I loved this place, it was really fun to go to and walk around. Worth it for 2 hours.
  • I went to the museum and the girl at the front desk told me they had no exhibitions for the moment. WTF. A museum with no exhibitions? It must be a total success.
  • Bardzo malutka wystawa,
  • Bardzo zadbane miejsce
  • Super