Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA)

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MACA is located in the historic center of the city, in front of the monumental basilica of Santa María. It is an imposing new building that occupies one block and integrates the sober volume of the Casa de La Asegurada, the oldest civil building in the city. It is a prominent example of the Valencian Baroque.

The MACA is one of the most important cultural facilities in the city, owned by the Alicante City Council. It has 4680 m2 of total area and is available on four floors above ground and two basements.

What to see at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA)?

  • It has a temporary exhibition hall and four rooms for the exhibition of the permanent collections, as well as spaces for the library, didactics, assembly hall, reserves, warehouses, workshops, security, administration, etc.
  • The MACA has varied collections that are structured in three collections (Colección Arte Siglo XX, Colección Juana Francés, and Colección Eusebio Sempere). These collections cover the main currents of the art of the twentieth century. These include pieces such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, graphic works, silkscreens, lithographs, engravings, and semi-detached mixed works.
  • The Mediterranean Foundation Collection is made up of 212 works of art. It covers a chronological arc that runs from the democratic transition to the present day. These include painting, sculpture, photography, video, installations, and digital techniques attending to all plastic trends and developing a multidisciplinary approach that contemplates all artistic manifestations.
  • The Eusebio Sempere Municipal Collection is made up of the works of the Alicante artist that the Alicante City Council has acquired from 1996 until today. There are 101 pieces, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, and graphic work.
  • The Juana Francés Collection's work is divided into four parts destined for four Spanish cities: Zaragoza, Madrid, Valencia, and Alicante, provided that there was a Museum of Contemporary Art in them. The collection consists of 134 pieces of contemporary art.

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Address of Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA)

Placa Santa Maria 3 Plaza de Santa María, 3, 03002 Alicante Spain

Opening & Closing time of Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA)

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