Contemporary Art Centre of Andalucia

Price guide: Budget

Avda. Américo Vespucio, 2, Monasterio de la Cartuja, Seville

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Expert overall rating:3.7 out of 5
Value for money:
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3.9
Recommended for:
Couples, Culture vultures, Families with teenagers, Singles, Art, Design and architecture, History

Expert review of Contemporary Art Centre of Andalucia

Modern art centre in an old monastery and ceramics factory.

The Contemporary Arts Centre was founded in 1990, and can be found at the Cartuja Monastery, on the site of Expo '92. The permanent collection focuses on the history of contemporary Andalusian art and the way it relates to other Spanish and international artistic contexts, and includes works by, among others, Luis Gordillo, Candida Hofer, Rebecca Horn, Pablo Palazuelo and Joseph Kosuth. The centre also aims to study of the creation of artworks with seminars and workshops, lectures, meetings etc. The monastery itself is an important historic building, and the visitor can see the old chapels and cloisters, the gardens, and the old pottery kilns.

Price advice: 

Visit to the monument or to the temporary exhibitions, 1.80 euros. Complete visit, 3 euros. Annual pass 12 euros. You can visit for free at the following times: 
Tue-Fri 7pm-9pm & Sat 11am-9pm.

Expert tips: 
Visit in the spring when the orange blossoms in the orchards are out.

More information on Contemporary Art Centre of Andalucia:

Price guide:
Budget
Type:
Historic site, Landmark / monument
Address:
Avda. Américo Vespucio, 2, Monasterio de la Cartuja, Seville
Telephone:
955 037 070
Website:
http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cultura/caac/english/frame.htm
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
Tue-Sat 11am-9pm,Sun 11am-3pm. Closed on Mondays. Please consult the Centre for opening hours on public holidays.
Indoor/outdoor?:
Both

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