Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Miami
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The Museum of Contemporary Art is a collecting museum located in the heart of downtown North Miami, Florida. MoCA offers visitors both temporary exhibitions and exhibitions of its collection. The 23000sqft structure was designed by the internationally acclaimed architecture firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, New York, which worked in conjunction with the Miami firm of Gelabert-Navia to create the building.HistoryThe Museum of Contemporary Art began as the Center for Contemporary art in a single gallery space in 1981. In 1996, the museum opened a new building, following the establishment of its permanent collection in 1995.MOCA’s Optic Nerve is recognized as an important forum for emerging artists working in film. Since its inception in 2000, over 220 artists have been featured in this series, many of them publicly presenting their work for the first time.In the fall of 2014, a longtime conflict between the City of North Miami and the museum's board of trustees led to the establishment of a new arts organization, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami's Design District. The split came after a lawsuit claimed that the City of North Miami failed to meet its obligation to the museum, damaging its reputation. The lawsuit was eventually settled and as a condition, approximately 70 percent of MOCA's 700 works of art were gifted to the city. 200 pieces were to be held by the new organization, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA Miami).Before you head to Miami, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Miami travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Miami has to offer, including Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.
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Не уверены, что там всегда так, но на момент нашего посещения было всего десяток картин и несколько скульптур. Совсем небольшая выставка атр-искусства.Not sure that there is always a way, but at the time of our visit, there were only a dozen paintings and a few sculptures. Quite a small exhibition of art-art.show original
Esperava muito mais. O museu é bem pequeno (2 ambientes), mal localizado (North Miami) e de atendimento ruim (profissionais desinformados). Não tinha visita guiada nem áudio guia, e a execução da expo... read more »I was expecting a lot more. The Museum is very small (2 environments), poorly located (North Miami) and bad service (uninformed professionals). There was no tour or audio guide, and execution of the exhibition may 2016 was pretty weak.show original
Este es un pequeñisimo museo de arte contemporaneo, de obras intersantes y de calidad, lo unico malo es que es muy pequeño y si uno ha estado por ejemplo en el Tate Modern de Londres no vale la pena i... read more »This is a tiny Museum of contemporary art, interesting works and quality, the only downside is that it is very small, and if one has been for example at the Tate Modern in London not worth going!show original
This s a wonderful, though small museum. This won't hold a day's visit but will certainly make for a 2-3 hours visit provided one is liking modern art. The surrounding streets are nice as well
Amazing! Simply amazing.
The museum is really small. The frequent patrons are snobs. It's cliche. I don't feel a sense of belonging. Anyway, they have events outside the museum every Friday nights. That's the best experience.
Very hip museum showcasing contemporary art. Even the building is a beautiful piece of art in itself.
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