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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO)

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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 31 May 2018
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 1 April 2018
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This museum has permanent exhibits of five well-known Oaxacan artists and also has a rotating collection of modern exhibits.
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Alcala 202 | Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 514 1055
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a huge fan of Mexico's art museums, which is one of the reasons I find this one so frustrating. Every single time I've gone there, it's been closed. I hope to have better luck this November.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We wandered into the Museo de Arte by chance and I'm so glad we did. The museum had an exhibition of some work by Jose Santos and it was incredible. Amazing paintings and ceramic work that I did not expect to see. Oaxaca is full...More

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Reviewed 31 May 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.

Thank michamexi
Reviewed 1 April 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

Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 21 February 2018

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

Thank rkr727
Reviewed 14 February 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
Reviewed 25 January 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

Thank notacanada
Reviewed 22 January 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

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 4 January 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
Reviewed 27 November 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

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Caesar H
20 November 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Not expensive, 20? 30? pesos?