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Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete

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worth seeing for those who like paintings

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
Brasov, Romania
Stumbled across this quite by accident.....

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
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MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF CRETE The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete which constitutes a modern exhibition space of roughly 1000sq.m, is situated in the heart of the old historical city of Rethymno, under the Venetian Castle and the...more
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32 Mesologhiou Street, Rethymnon, Crete 741 31, Greece
+30 2831 052530
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we saw a very good paper exhibition paper moon - it was lovely and interesting with some social commentary

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent collection of oil paintings and drawings by Lefteris Kanakakis,a local artist , but also paintings of modern Greek artists since 1950 ; the museum also organizes throughout the year...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We really enjoyed this. Amongst all the old buildings it was a spacious and modern exhibition space. The exhibits were really interesting.

Thank McKimmings
Reviewed October 4, 2017

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a quick look. I'm not really a culture-vulture but I enjoyed the building, firstly; beautifully restored and rather elegant. The aircon was welcome, too. The art on display ranged...More

Thank lawdylawdy
Reviewed July 28, 2017

On the foot of the venetian fortezza, this museum leads the city to its future. Interesting pieces of art, this museum interacts with the city with its workshops, year round

Thank Miranda A
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

This museum is rather small but at just €3 (or €1.50 if you have a ticket from the fort) it's a steal. The building itself is very inviting and trendy, and feels welcoming. You probably won't spend longer than 30 mins to 1 hour in...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The exhibition that we visited was of high quality items, mainly paintings, but, for me, the delight was the building itself. An old building gutted and rebuild to a high spec with varying floor levels and room sizes. A delight.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed September 30, 2016

A converted Venetian house gives a beautiful space for the art work. Sadly some was disappointing, perhaps simply a personal view.

1  Thank maryDyffrynArdudwy
Reviewed August 15, 2016

...smaller than Centre Pompidou but larger than my backyard. You would honestly not have expected a real eye opener in Rehymnon, but the effort has merits and it changes from the sights of the ever shopping, sweating tourists. Plus, it has aircon :) Some interesting...More

1  Thank Marc L
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Interesting and thought provoking - about the migrant crisis and about our sense of self and how it feels to be an outsider amongst other topics.

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