Museum of Contemporary Art

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Monterrey, NL - Map It
Phone: (81) 8262-4500

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of Contemporary Art (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo) is at calles Zuazua and Ocampo at the southern end of Gran Plaza, next to the cathedral. MARCO, as this museum is popularly known, is a spacious, ultramodern building designed by noted Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta. Exhibits in the 14 galleries emphasize Mexican and Latin American artists, including works by 20th-century masters Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Cutting-edge artist Juan Soriano created the gigantic bronze sculpture of a dove, “La Paloma,” that stands at the front entrance. Food is available.
80 pesos (about $4.30 U.S.); 60 pesos (ages 6-15); free (Wed.).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 10-6 (also Wed. 6-8 p.m.). Last admission 45 minutes before closing. Allow 2 hours minimum.