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Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete

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worth seeing for those who like paintings

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Brasov, Romania
Stumbled across this quite by accident.....

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
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MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF CRETE The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete which constitutes a modern exhibition space of roughly 1000sq.m, is situated in the heart of the old historical city of Rethymno, under the Venetian Castle and the...more
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32 Mesologhiou Street, Rethymnon, Crete 741 31, Greece
+30 2831 052530
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Showcases world class contemporary arts such as the Daskalopoulos Collection, from a great art connoisseur whose works top notch. The recent Paper Moon exhibit features global artists with paper sculptures, and included performances, workshops and a paper fashion show.

Thank Thalia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum with absolutely no explanations about the art work. Good for the air conditioner and bathroom.

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

we saw a very good paper exhibition paper moon - it was lovely and interesting with some social commentary

Thank dekoker
Reviewed 1 January 2018

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent collection of oil paintings and drawings by Lefteris Kanakakis,a local artist , but also paintings of modern Greek artists since 1950 ; the museum also organizes throughout the year...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We really enjoyed this. Amongst all the old buildings it was a spacious and modern exhibition space. The exhibits were really interesting.

Thank McKimmings
Reviewed 4 October 2017

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a quick look. I'm not really a culture-vulture but I enjoyed the building, firstly; beautifully restored and rather elegant. The aircon was welcome, too. The art on display ranged...More

Thank lawdylawdy
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On the foot of the venetian fortezza, this museum leads the city to its future. Interesting pieces of art, this museum interacts with the city with its workshops, year round

Thank Miranda A
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is rather small but at just €3 (or €1.50 if you have a ticket from the fort) it's a steal. The building itself is very inviting and trendy, and feels welcoming. You probably won't spend longer than 30 mins to 1 hour in...More

Thank JamieH3430
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The exhibition that we visited was of high quality items, mainly paintings, but, for me, the delight was the building itself. An old building gutted and rebuild to a high spec with varying floor levels and room sizes. A delight.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

A converted Venetian house gives a beautiful space for the art work. Sadly some was disappointing, perhaps simply a personal view.

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