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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO)

Alcala 202 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 514 1055
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Only for art and architecture lovers

As someone who loves contemporary art I didn't mind that the location was small and the exhibition... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
michamexi
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Mexico City, Mexico
Oh the artist in me fell in love

Oaxaca has many great galleries, museums and art places. But this one was special. Modern, funky... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
UrbanDrifter
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Melbourne
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This museum has permanent exhibits of five well-known Oaxacan artists and also has a rotating collection of modern exhibits.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Alcala 202 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
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"contemporary art"
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"rotating exhibits"
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"contemporary works"
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"beautiful building"
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"video"
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

As someone who loves contemporary art I didn't mind that the location was small and the exhibition didn't make a long-lasting impression on me. The presentation sure is topnotch and the building a sight for itself.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Oaxaca has many great galleries, museums and art places. But this one was special. Modern, funky, engaging, sets itself apart from so many others that I visited. Each gallery and place was wonderful and had it's own style, just as this one did. The collections...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

The building is absolutely beautiful and worth a stop. We didn't quite "get" the mechanized exhibit but appreciated it nevertheless.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

A very cool building that houses rotating exhibits featuring Oaxacan artists. The exhibit we saw was a Mexican sci-fi, animal celebration fantasia. Very out there, but interesting!

Thank Ben B
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

As with many of Oaxaca art spaces, the buildings housing art collections are just so interesting, and this museum is certainly worth a visit for its architecture. The exhibitions appropriately reflected Mexican art at its best. It was fascinating to see contemporary pieces juxtaposed to...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

A big disappointment after the cultural museum. Since there is great art in the galleries you expect the same in a museum. Only go to see the building

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a wonderful space with well-organized and well-curated exhibits of contemporary art. Exhibit halls are wide and expansive, and the quality is first-rate.

Thank CHMassachusetts
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

it's great, if you like art, you will like it. go and look around, its in the middle of everything so it won't be a hassle to just walk in. some mondays or sunday are free - i can't remember

Thank ase14ase
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Museo de las culturas de Oaxaca costs 20 pesos to enter and it Only had about 4 exhibits. The exhibits are “modern” but most of them had the same repeated artwork. I’d recommend visiting local artists’ galleries in the area for free.

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is a solid contemporary art museum. It's small, but has high quality work and is curated very well.

Thank Gabriel M
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Caesar H
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Not expensive, 20? 30? pesos?
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