Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcala de Henares, Alcala De Henares

The Museum of Outdoor Sculpture of Alcala de Henares is a permanent exhibition of contemporary art in public Alcalá de Henares, opened in 1993 and organized by the sculptor José Noja.HistoryThe museum was started in 1991 by sculptor José Noja inaugurated in August 1993. The collection consists of 58 sculptures both figurative and abstract art, modern and contemporary works mainly Spanish artists, as well as Americans and Europeans. The sculptures are arranged in two urban sections: along the Complutense Avenue (Vía Complutense) and bordering the old city walls. This makes it the longest in its class of all Europe, with more than two kilometers long. There are interesting statues of important artists such as Amadeo Gabino, José Lamiel, Pablo Serrano or Úrculo, among others.SculptorsThe collection includes works by the following sculptors:Sculpture gallery
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  • I had heard of this museum, the brain child of two architects who wanted to beautify the underneath of a bridge that had to be constructed over the Paseo de la Castellana. So we set out, on a beautifu...  more »
  • Worth a stroll and surrounding what was across the wall. At the same time you can see various sculptures located next to it. Some pretty interesting, other... but it is art.
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  • This is an open air museum from the "Palacio Arzobispal" and the old city walls to along the "Via Complutense". It has about 150-many objects. Figurative, abstract and cubic style. Beautiful and nice to have along on foot. Moreover, it is free!
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  • The Museum of sculpture al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares was born in 1991 at the initiative of the sculptor José Noja. It opened in August 1993 and is located in two urban sections of the city: around the walls that protect the archiepiscopal Palace and along the Complutense. More than 50 sculptures make up the collection, which aims to be the biggest in Europe such as the open air museum.
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