The Macao Museum of Art
The Macao Museum of Art is the largest space dedicated to visual arts in Macau as it is the only art-exclusive museum in the Peninsula.
There are 5 stories in the museum with seven different exhibition galleries. The Gallery of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings and the Gallery of Chinese Ceramics are located on the fourth floor, where you will find Chinese Calligraphy, Paintings, and Shiwan Ceramics from Canton all on display. On the second and third floors there are galleries for temporary exhibitions which display various artist’s collections from both Macau and around the world. The Gallery of Historical Pictures is also located on the third floor, including the exported Western paintings and European prints of Macau’s scenery by both Chinese and Western painters alike, including Lam Kua and the British artist George Chinnery.
The auditorium found on the first floor has the capacity to seat more than 100 people. It is well equipped for video projections and slides as well as various seminars that are regularly organized for the public. The Museum has a library with many art-related books and allows use of audio translation facilities and and internet services for free. The library is also equipped with a visual space where the public can choose from over 400 international films to watch in it’s visual room. On the ground floor there is a workshop where various art courses are regularly offered to visitors.
Address: Macao Cultural Centre, Av. Xian Xing Hai, s/n, Nape, Macau
Museum opening hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., last admission until 6:30 p.m. (closed on Mondays)
Admission: Adults: MOP5; Students (with valid student card) and Group (minimum 10 people, each): MOP2; Under 12 and over 65 years old: Free; Free admission on Sundays.
Tel: +853 8791 9814
Bus routes nearby: 3A, 8, 10A, 12, 17
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