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Museu d'Art Modern de la Diputacio de Tarragona

C/ Santa Anna, 8, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
+34 977 23 50 32
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Lovely small collection

Great little collection including a thought-provoking Bosnian war multimedia piece and a Joan Miro... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
Great collection, free of charge

Perfect little museum with great collection from local artist from the area. Definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Ilina A
Lagadin, Ohrid, Macedonia
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The Museum of Modern Art was founded by the Provincial Council of Tarragona in 1976 to promote the study and knowledge of modern and contemporary art and, likewise, to preserve, display and share its artistic heritage. To this end, a museum was set up in the old quarter of Tarragona with a library, a documentation centre and a photographic archive. The building that houses the museum is the result of joining three 18th-century houses. It was renovated by the architect Jaume Mutllo and the building as we know it today, fully equipped and restored, was opened to the public in 1991. In 2008 the Museum of Modern Art shall be updating its permanent display with a new museological project that will add a whole new didactic dimension to the presentation of the collections. To bring art closer to children and young people, the Pedagogical Service of the Museum of Modern Art provides guided tours for school parties (minimum age three years old) by appointment. The Pedagogical Service extends the range of its services every year in an attempt to involve the teaching community in transmitting knowledge about modern and contemporary art.
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C/ Santa Anna, 8, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
+34 977 23 50 32
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great little collection including a thought-provoking Bosnian war multimedia piece and a Joan Miro tapestry. Really worth an hour of your time whilst wandering the old town.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Perfect little museum with great collection from local artist from the area. Definitely worth a visit when passing by Tarragona. Especially suitable for low budget travelers as well as it is free of charge.

Thank Ilina A
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A small but interesting collection of exhibits. I'm not sure if the word 'modern' in the title of this gallery has informed (or inspired) the decision makers on what should hang there or be exhibited. Much of what I saw was indeed modern, but that...More

1  Thank 34210king
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This gallery which offers free admission provides an excellent opportunity to view the works of regional artists. It features a fabulous Miro tapestry accompanied by preliminary drawings and information on the making of this unique piece.The second floor dedicated a significant amount of space to...More

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A small museum. The exhibits are ok but not a great deal that I would class as outstanding except a Miro. You only need 1hr to visit and good for a rainy day

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Access to the modern art of Tarragona.Opportunity to quietly ponder see Miro tapestry. See a video of Tarragona(main street history). In an old building with modern architecture for a relaxing contemplation. Museum - free of charge.

Thank mukasulis16
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting for the architecture of the building as much as the collection. It's a beautiful, cool space filled with largely unknown work by regional artists, although there is a Miro tapestry, donated to the town in thanks for the care given to his daughter...More

Thank oliveh10
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum one day when it was a bit rainy and cold. I decided to go purely based on the fact it had free entrance. There was a nice temporary exhibit on a female painter and her name unfortunately escapes me now. The...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I am not a modern art fan but the museum was free so we went in with open minds. This was a wonderful experience. Good information in English and well thought out. Take your camera as you will be surprised by what you like. Some...More

Thank 205jeanniem
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I'm not really into modern art but they have some really quite impressive pieces by local artists. Obviously the exhibitions change but, at the time of going, it had some lovely collections, nice and quiet and, best of all, free! Definitely worth a visit if...More

Thank Katherine M
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