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Centro Internacional das Artes Jose Guimaraes

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Absolutely worthwhile

We made a trek to the contemporary art museum in Porto, and I can really advise that they take a... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
sewkap
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El Cerrito, CA
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What a Gem in this great city !

The museum of modern art is very special and interesting ! The personal is so friendly . Especially... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Puffinman
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Berlin, Germany
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Avenida Conde de Margaride 175, Guimaraes 4810-535, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to admiring the modern architecture style of the building but it fell short of expectations. The ouside did not wow me and the inside was underwhelming and ordinary. I had paid $18 for a Guimaraes pass for entrance to 11 local...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We made a trek to the contemporary art museum in Porto, and I can really advise that they take a lesson from this one. There are only a few artists, with the bulk of the collection being that of José de Guimaraes. As it happens,...More

1  Thank sewkap
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The museum of modern art is very special and interesting ! The personal is so friendly . Especially the African masked has been extra ordinary. Very unique and a perfect design. A place you have to visit!

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I had not great expectations for these museum, but at the end its a great place with a a great presented collection of different art pieces

Thank jcnano
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The CIAJG aka Platform of the Arts (2012, Pitagoras Architects) is a vast art exhibition space with temporary shows, art lab, cultural activities, etc. with a great permanent collection. where space and displays perfectly enhance the artworks. Fascinating! A must-see for any art lover.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Well done, very modern, very airy, great mask collection but the modern part was just not my taste. And it feels like they don't have enough pieces to fill the space.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Its an amazing museum, the building is beautiful piece of architecture and at night the the lights make it even more interesting... outside you have a nice plaza where you can enjoy the trees shadow and lay down just embracing the city around you... inside...More

1  Thank Sílvia M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is the name of the temporary exhibition. The collection, named Jose Guimaraes is a very beautiful collection of african; chinese and other origins objects. The beautiful exhibition of african masks is shown in a Lina Bo Bardi structure, as in MASP (Sao Paulo/ Brazil).

Thank adriana n
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Amazing museum. I enjoyed an incredible masks collection, paintings and other works. Highly recommended, relax and enjoy.

Thank ChapePTrainer
Reviewed March 17, 2015

loved to visit this museum, the building is very beautiful piece of contemporany architecture, must see by night, when it is lighted in different colours. but nice is the superb set of african ritual and magical masks, they have true impact in the visitor!!!!

Thank Fausto A
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