ⓘ List of contemporary art museums

                                     

ⓘ List of contemporary art museums

Contemporary art museums around the world specialize in collecting and exhibiting contemporary art. The following is an alphabetical listing of major contemporary art museums, divided by country. A number of such museums are called the Museum of Contemporary Art. For smaller galleries, such as private and artist-run galleries, see International Contemporary Art Scenes.

                                     

1. Australia

  • Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart
  • Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
  • Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
  • Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
                                     

2. Canada

  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver
  • Musee dart contemporain des Laurentides in French
  • Musee dart contemporain de Montreal
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada
  • Remai Modern Saskatoon
                                     

3. China

  • Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing
  • Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
  • Power Station of Art, Shanghai
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai
  • MoCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing
                                     

4. France

  • Musee regional dart contemporain Occitanie/Pyrenees-Mediterranee à Serignan, Serignan
  • Musee dArt Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine
  • Musee dArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Lille Metropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art, Villeneuve dAscq
  • Musee dart moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne Metropole, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez
  • Musee des Abattoirs, Toulouse
  • Musee dart moderne et dart contemporain, Nice
  • Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
  • Chateau de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art, Montsoreau
  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • CAPC musee dart contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
  • Collection Lambert, Avignon
                                     

5. Italy

  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Rome
  • Galleria dArte Contemporanea, Assisi
  • Galleria dArte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova
  • GCAC - Galleria Comunale dArte Contemporanea, Arezzo
  • Galleria Comunale dArte Moderna, Rome, Rome
  • Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Trento
  • GAMC - Gallerie dArte Moderna e Contemporanea, Ferrara
  • Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro
  • Triennale, Milan
  • Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee Cesac, Cuneo
  • RISO - Museo dArte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea, Lissone
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea, Gibellina
  • MACS - Museo dArte Contemporanea, Catania
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento
  • Kunst Merano Arte, Merano
  • Museo Sperimentale dArte Contemporanea, LAquila
  • MAXXI – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome
  • CAMeC - Centro dArte Moderna e Contemporanea, La Spezia
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea Donnaregina MADRE, Naples
  • Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, Lucca
  • MdAO - Museo dArte, Avellino
  • Raccolta dArte Contemporanea Alberto della Ragione, Florence
  • MUDAC – Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Floridia
  • CCC Strozzina - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Florence
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea e del Novecento, Monsummano
  • Galleria Civica dArte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
  • Museo dArte Gallarate MAGA, Gallarate
  • Museo dArte Contemporanea, Fonte Nuova
  • Padiglione dArte Contemporanea, Milan
  • Galleria Nazionale dArte Moderna, Rome
  • MACA - Museo dArte Contemporanea Acri, Acri
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
  • Museo del Novecento, Milan
  • Castello di Rivoli - Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin
  • Palazzo delle Arti, Naples
  • Museion Museo dArte Contemporanea, Bolzano
  • Museo del Novecento, Castel SantElmo, Naples
  • Stazione dellArte, Ulassai
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Villa Panza, Varese
  • MAN - Museo dArte di Nuoro, Nuoro
  • Museo Marino Marini, Florence
  • Centro per larte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
  • Palazzo Grassi / Punta della Dogana Pinault Collection, Venice


                                     

6. Mexico

  • Museo Universitario Arte ContemporaneoMUAC, Mexico City
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
  • Museo de Arte contemporaneo, Monterrey
  • Museo Morelense de Arte Contemporaneo Juan Soriano MMAC, Cuernavaca, Morelos
  • Museo de Arte Moderno MAM, Mexico City
  • Museo Jumex, Mexico City
  • Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
  • Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil


                                     

7. Netherlands

  • Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
  • Groninger Museum, Groningen
  • Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
  • Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
  • Singer Laren, Laren
  • Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag
  • Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterloo
  • Stedelijk Museum s-Hertogenbosch, s-Hertogenbosch
  • Kunsthal, Rotterdam
  • Centraal Museum, Utrecht
  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
  • De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg
                                     

8. Philippines

  • Metropolitan Museum of Manila
  • Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Museum at De La Salle University
  • Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila
                                     

9. Poland

  • Art Museum, Lodz, Poland - one of the oldest museums of modern art in the world, opened in 1931 Muzeum Sztuki
  • Museum of Contemporary Art - MOCAK, Krakow, Poland
  • Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
                                     

10. Portugal

  • Museu Municipal Amadeo de Souza Cardoso
  • Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis
  • Casa das Historias Paula Rego
  • Museu da Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva
  • Museus Colecção Berardo - Centro Cultural de Belem
  • Centro de Arte Contemporanea Graça Morais
  • Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporanea - Museu do Chiado
  • Museu da Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia
  • Museu Fundação Serralves
  • Museus de Arte Contemporanea de Elva
  • Atelier-Museu Julio Pomar
  • Museu Jose Malhoa
  • MUDE - Museu do Design e da Moda
                                     

11. Russia

  • Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
  • New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
  • ART4.RU Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow
  • Erarta, Saint Petersburg
  • Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • MAGMA, Moscow
  • Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
  • Moscow House of Photography, Moscow
  • Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
                                     

12. Spain

  • MACBA, Barcelona
  • IVAM, Valencia
  • Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona
  • Es Baluard, Palma
  • Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian
  • Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao
  • Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz
  • Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid
  • MARCO, Vigo
  • Tabakalera, San Sebastian
  • Sala Rekalde, Bilbao
  • CAAC, Seville
  • Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Madrid
  • MEIAC, Badajoz
  • CA2M, Mostoles
  • CAAM, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Centro Jose Guerrero, Cadiz
  • Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcala de Henares
  • MUSAC, Leon
  • Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid
  • Centre dArt La Panera, Lleida
  • Museo Oteiza, Alzuza
  • Galicia Contemporary Art Centre CGAC, Santiago de Compostela
  • Centro de Arte Contemporaneo Huarte, Huarte
  • MNCARS, Madrid
  • Centre d´Art Santa Monica, Barcelona
  • CENDEAC, Murcia
  • Fundacio Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
  • La Casa Encendida, Madrid
  • MAC, A Coruña


                                     

13. Switzerland

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Basel
  • Musee dArt moderne et contemporain, Geneva
  • Kunsthaus Zug
  • Kunstmuseum Thun
  • Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
  • Kunsthaus Glarus
  • Kunstmuseum Thurgau
  • Aargauer Kunsthaus
  • Kirchner Museum Davos
  • Kunstmuseum Solothurn
  • Kunstmuseum Appenzell
  • Bundner Kunstmuseum
  • Kunsthaus Zurich
  • Kunstmuseum Luzern
  • Centre Pasquart
  • Kunstmuseum Basel
  • Kunstmuseum Olten
  • Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
  • Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen
  • Fotomuseum Winterthur
  • Kunstmuseum Bern
                                     

14. Turkey

  • iS.CaM. Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum
  • Borusan Contemporary
  • Proje4L/Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art Elgiz Museum
  • SALT institution
  • Doğançay Museum
  • Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Istanbul Modern
                                     

15. United Kingdom

  • Tate
  • Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
  • BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art also known as the Baltic Flour Mill
  • Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  • Tramway, Glasgow
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art MIMA,Middlesbrough
  • Arnolfini, Bristol
  • Whitechapel Gallery, London
                                     

16. United States

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, New York
  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado
  • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose California
  • Contemporary Museum Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  • Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • KMAC Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
  • P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City, New York
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
  • Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut
  • SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
  • Indianapolis Contemporary, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, Delaware
  • New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, New York
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
  • Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, Tucson, Arizona
  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
  • SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dia: Beacon, Beacon, New York
  • Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
  • Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
  • The Contemporary Austin, Austin, Texas
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York
  • Artpace, San Antonio, Texas
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • University Museum of Contemporary Art, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
  • The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois
  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


                                     
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