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Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno

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Reviewed 6 days ago

As with all modern art, it is unusual, but to be honest we found it difficult to understand why some of these exhibits were there....a loaf of bread??? There were some people who offered to accompany us around but we preferred to wander ourselves. Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When going to see Modern Art, one is prepared for the unusual. That isn't the problem here. There is just lack of content. Like all the public museums in Cuenca, admission is free (although we were asked to donate $1 each to the kitty). We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all. This museum is horrendous. Practically no content. And the little content is of terrible quality. It is a civic embarrassment.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

My wife & visited this and went thru the entire place and found it a low-interest place considering most museums. I read all the other re3views and feel bad but this is our personal view.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Like many museums in Cuenca, it is free or almost free. A $1 donation requested. The exhibition includes works by school children and local artists. Nice walk to enjoy the converted convent, and changing exhibitions.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

The Museum is situated on a pleasant plaza in the western part of downtown, in a large building that once served as a temperance asylum and jail. Today it is a spacious home to the city museum of modern art. Several well-landscaped courtyards give the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed March 26, 2018

In historic center, a convent and former school converted to a Ecuadorian modern art museum. Small and quaint (and free) with some very good modernistic pieces and lovely gardens. The entire exhibit takes about 45 minutes to see but is well worth it.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The space is very cool, if only there had been better art in it. I actually have a pretty low bar for finding art at least amusing. Not here. Reading the other reviews, I'm hoping we were there at a low point. It is really...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

A small but interesting museum. The displays feature local artists. The building has a fascinating history, so take a second and google it.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Though often skeptical of modern art, I very much enjoyed this museum. My husband and I went right before Christmas 2017, and were delighted by the Geometric Exhibit and other black and white abstract exhibit. The museum is centrally located, has a pleasant layout, and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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