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Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea

Closes in 18 min: 11:00 - 20:00
Open today: 11:00 - 20:00
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Modern art

If you like modern art you should visit Museum of Contemporary Art. Exhibitions are changing, there... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2015
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This time less of interest

The Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo can be very good or even excellent as it is free and they... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2015
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

A beautiful building but contemporary art can be difficult to enjoy. There was an exhibtion by many different artists on the concept of construction while we were there and some of the exhibits drew me in but I found others to be a just plain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Morgan O
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We thought we would pop in here for half an hour or so, as the weather was not that great for seeing the sights . We emerged well over two hours later having enjoyed many of the exhibits. The main theme of the 3 collections...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Temporary exposition. Mainly paintings, photos and so on. Some things I can not call art anymore. See what survives time ...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had one of the best meals of my life in the restaurant round the back of this museum. It was in a peaceful and beautiful garden round the back, we had met the chef earlier on the camino, he was so friendly, and in...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kate D
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit here. It was free to get in, interesting exhibitions too. It was very peaceful and cool in there. The park behind the gallery is also really peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Loved the cross shaped piano organs on the wall in the entrance hall, however that was the best thing in the whole place.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The building sticks out like a sore thumb, compared with those close by. Concrete and sharp angles. The space inside however is much better and does have a fine collection of contemporary art. Interesting enough for large parties of school children to visit, as was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

If you like modern art you should visit Museum of Contemporary Art. Exhibitions are changing, there are two floors there. Also there is near Museo de Pobo Galego and Park Bonaval, you should see that too!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank monikac708
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo can be very good or even excellent as it is free and they choose some thought provoking exhibitions. The exhibits that they had during our last visit were of less interest but it still worth a visit for any...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank klsalas
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The best thing was that it was free as I would not have wanted to pay for what was exhibited. I could not describe any of what i saw in this September as art but glad there was a good bookstore with great robots from...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Christine N
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