Espacio De Arte Contemporaneo, Montevideo

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  • The former Carcél Miguelete, is being restored gradually. One of the first prisons in the South American continent to follow the model of the Panopticon French. Place of torture and executions, now houses an important space for art and culture. An icon for art lovers.
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  • A building that was a prison, today houses a Museum of contemporary art, very nice. When I was there I really liked what I saw, an Argentine artist especially. Other than that the space houses a proposal of workshop for artists from various countries where they can develop their work for 3 months and display them in a room/cell together, at least that's what I understood. It seems that will expand the Museum's galleries for other wings, are reforms.
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  • Worth knowing it, it works in the old jail. Very interesting architecture and beautiful samples.
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  • Seeing how the space has been transformed from a prison to a modern art museum alone is worth the visit. Downstairs, you can walk into what used to be cells and see work from a different artist. Overall the art was interesting and culturally relevant. Plus, it's FREE. Just go! It's neat!
  • It uses to be a prision, so the builing is pretty cool on its own. To top it off, they turned it into an contemporary art gallery. Worth the visit!
  • Excellent cultural place. Will be good if the extensions will be opened soon. We will think to make an visual exhibition there soon.
  • Amazing place, very awsome for comtempory art. Free entrance
  • Went to a Techno conference. Very interesting

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