Museum of Modern Art of Medellin, MAMM

A cultural icon in Medellin’s downtown

Built inside a historic construction and in the middle of a parque, a hub of culture and dozens of things to do in Medellin, The Museum of Modern Art (MAMM), dedicated to research, conservation and dissemination in the field of modern and contemporary art and the cultural development of the city, has two locations; one is located in the Linear park Ciudad del Rio and the other in the Carlos E. Restrepo neighborhood.

Things to do in Medellin: Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art Medellin

Popularly known as “The MAMM”, the Museum of Modern Art of Medellin was founded in 1978. It has more than 200 works of Master Debora Arango, the largest collection of this renowned painter. The Ministry of Culture of Colombia declared the works in this collection as Cultural National Interest in 2004.

The site also holds other important works of artists of national and international recognition as Enrique Grau, Oscar Muñoz, Manuel Hernandez, Jorge Julian Aristizabal, Hernando Tejada, Ethel Gilmour, Álvaro Barrios, Hugo Zapata and Beatriz Gonzalez.

Since its opening, the Museum of Modern Art of Medellin has worked to be not only as a museum, but a place for meetings and surprise,in order to hold different artistic and cultural events, to convene diverse audiences.

After more than three decades of work, the MAMM is still committed to provide versatile, flexible and adaptable conditions for nowadays demanding artists and creators, in order to address the publics demands and rising expectations responding to this new mutating and evolving reality.

An extensive number of permanent and temporary exhibitions are displayed in the museum for the delight of its many visitors.

Scheduled Free guided tours are offered to the general public during the Museum hours. For up to 20 people, the tour lasts 1 hour approximately. Attendance must be confirmed in advance.

Things to do in Medellin: Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art Medellin

MAMM Carlos E. Restrepo – Carrera 64 B # 51 – 64. Phones 230 27 23 – 230 26 22

MAMM Ciudad Del Rio
Address: Carrera 44 # 19 A – 100
Phone: 444 26 22

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

4 Responses to Museum of Modern Art of Medellin, MAMM

  1. Wow, in April, I wrote how I liked your posts. In this case I thinks the more is better, short is just as good.

    Nancy Clides March 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm
  2. Hi, You don’t know me, but I have just found your blog and love it. I love your blog and just want to keep reading its information about Medellin. Cheers, Teresa

    Teresa Qurine March 5, 2013 at 6:26 am
  3. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article.

    I will make sure to bookmark it and return to
    read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I will definitely comeback.

    Kamille Diaz March 28, 2013 at 10:37 pm
  4. Pingback: Gary Roots

Leave a Reply

Leo's Blog

Colombian Food

I have heard that many people from several countries believe that all Latin American food is very similar. They think that all you can find here are beans and corn. It is a widespread stereotype, equal to the belief that in China they only eat rice, only pasta in Italy or just burgers in the [...]