MARCO Museum

MARCO Museum (HM2MBK)

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 Museo MARCOEl Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO, uno de los centros culturales más importantes de América Latina, abrió sus puertas el 28 de junio de 1991. Sus esfuerzos se encaminan a la promoción del arte contemporáneo
internacional enfatizando en las artes visuales latinoamericanas.ArquitecturaMARCO se distingue por su belleza, creada por
el arquitecto mexicano reconocido internacionalmente Ricardo Legorreta, famoso por la aplicación moderna a los temas nacionales. Legorreta crea diferentes ambientes y atmósferas en cada rincón, provocando que la visita al Museo sea una experiencia única. MARCO: más allá de las formasEl valor arquitectónico de MARCO va más
allá de las formas al presentar un planteamiento que puede parecer contrario a las tendencias actuales de la museografía. Las obras se presentan combinando la luz natural y la artificial. MARCO tiene 16,000 m2 de construcción y 5,000 son de exhibición distribuidos en 11 salas. La Paloma: Escultura de Juan SorianoEnorme escultura de bronce de 6 metros de alto y 4 toneladas de peso, que ha sido creada por el gran



artista plástico mexicano
Juan Soriano. Ubicada en la entrada principal, La Paloma "brinda" la bienvenida a los visitantes. ExposicionesA las salas de MARCO llegan importantes muestras temporales, de carácter Individual y colectivo, que colocan a los ojos del público lo más destacado del arte contemporáneo latinoamericano e internacional a través de diversas
manifestaciones artísticas como pintura, escultura, fotografía, artes gráficas, arquitectura, instalación y arte electrónico. El Museo cuenta con Auditorio, Tienda de Regalos, Restaurante, accesibilidad para personas con necesidades especiales (elevador, rampas y sillas de ruedas) y estacionamiento gratuito ubicado en el sótano del Museo. HorariosMartes, jueves, viernes, sábados y domingos10:00 am a 6:00 pmMiércoles 10:00 am a 8.00 pmLunes cerrado, Miércoles entrada libre. Mayores informes: Tel. +52 (81) 8262-4500/Fax +52 (81) 8262-4509www.marco.org.mxinformacion@marco.org.mxMuseo de Arte Contemporáneo de MonterreyZuazua y Padre Jardón s/n, Centro de Monterrey, N.L., México, CP 64000English translation:MARCO MuseumThe Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO, is one of Latin
America's foremost cultural centers, one which strives to promote international contemporary art, with an emphasis on



showcasing Latin American visual arts. MARCO opened its doors 28 June 1991. ArchitectureMARCO is noted for its architectural beauty, created by internationally acclaimed Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, famed for his modernistic approach to national subjects. Legorreta impresses a distinct character and ambiance to each corner, for a unique museum experience. MARCO: Outside the linesMARCO's architectural value ventures outside the lines by presenting an approach that might seem at odds with current museography trends. Works are displayed with an appropriate, balanced blend of natural and artificial light. MARCO is a 172,000 square feet building, of which 53,800 square feet are devoted to exhibition space in eleven galleries. La Paloma: Conceived by Juan SorianoAt the main entrance is La Paloma (The Dove), an oversized, 19.6-foot tall, 8,800 pound, bronze sculpture created by the great Mexican artist Juan Soriano. La Paloma "extends" a greeting to visitors. ExhibitionsMARCO's galleries are graced by major temporary exhibitions, both individual and collective, that present to the public some of the most significant examples of Latin American and international contemporary art showcasing a variety of techniques such as painting, sculpture, photography, graphic arts, architecture, installation and electronic art. Among its



facilities the Museum has a Auditorium, Gift Shop, Restaurant, underground free parking for our visitors and special needs accessibility (elevator, ramps, and wheelchairs). Operating hoursTuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 10 am to 6 pmWednesdays: 10 am to 8 pmClosed on Mondays. Free admission on Wednesdays. Additional information Tel. +52 (81) 8262-4500/Fax +52 (81) 8262-4509www.marco.org.mxinformacion@marco.org.mxMuseo de Arte Contemporáneo de MonterreyZuazua y Padre Jardón s/n, Centro Monterrey, N.L., México, 64000 (Marker Number 17.)
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