Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is one of the premier fine arts museums in Puerto Rico, offering a collection of contemporary works from Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on Puerto Rican artists. Visitors are encouraged to come and view some of the most poignant pieces of art work in existence when they tour this museum.

Exhibits

There are over 900 pieces of art work in the permanent collection at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, but only a small fraction of that is put on display at any one time. This, coupled with a number of rotating exhibits keeps the museum fresh and worth visiting during each trip to Puerto Rico.

As you tour the museum, you will encounter works by Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin American artists that speak on a wide variety of subjects, though one cannot help by notice the number of works that ave a political message hidden within the canvas.

Staying Close

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo is located in Condado District, meaning guests staying in this area of Puerto Rico will be excited to have easy museum access throughout their trip. If you'd like to book your stay near Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, there are a good selection of hotels in the region to choose from.

Hotels near Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Quality Inn El Portal Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) N
Casa Condado Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) NNE
Le Consulat An Ascend Collection Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.0 km) N
Casa del Caribe B & B 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) NE
Coral Princess Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) N
Comfort Inn San Juan Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) N
El Prado Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.6 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

This is a good area to be in for museum visitors, because you'll find a concentration of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The nearest restaurant is Jose Enrique Restaurant, which offers International meals. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will come across options including Good Four Seasons and Pelayo where you and your group will be able to test out Spanish meals and experience the flavors of Puerto Rico.

Information

Operating Hours

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It is also open on Sundays from noon until 4:00pm.

Payment

Admission into the museum is $5(USD) for adults ages 18 and up, or $3(USD) for children between ages five and 17. People who are 60 years old or have disabilities are free of charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 977-4030 Or (787) 977-4031

Location: Juan Ponce de Leon Avenue, Condado District, Puerto Rico

Website: http://mac-pr.org/

Email: administracion@mac-pr.org

 

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