Culture and traditions

Vigo Museum of Contemporary Art

The Vigo Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO) It is located on the Prince’s pedestrian street, 54 in the commercial area of ​​the city center. Is a multidisciplinary center It covers both the visual arts, architecture, video, network art, design and fashion.

Despite being a museum does not have a permanent collection Y its function is as an art center, with temporary exhibitions, parallel educational activities and dissemination of contemporary cultural movements. It presents collective samples of national and international artists, encourages research and recovers Galician avant-garde authors.

The museum occupies the former building of the Palace of Justice and Jail of Vigoprotected as Well of Cultural Interest, which was rehabilitated and opened in November 2002. In the intervention, the cylindrical structure of the panoptic type of the interior was respected, and was designed in a radial scheme with perimeter rooms surrounding the central courtyards of the four floors. Together with the annex building they have a total area of ​​10,007 square meters.

The schedule MARCO is from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Offers Guided visits every day at 6 pm The entry is free.

This cutting-edge proposal is completed with a service of Library, Newspaper Library and Media Library. Your service of Specialized bookshop allows to buy books on request. A place not to miss in the city.

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