Opened in 1990 in an audaciously designed building (four main buildings connected by footbridges), the MAMAC (MMCA) offers a fascinating view of the avant-garde movements of the 60s and 70s, with a particular emphasis on the dialogue between American Pop Art and French New Realism.
Promenade des Arts, 06300 Nice, France.
Tel.: (+33) (0)4 93 62 61 62
Opening hours: daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm except on Monday, 1st January, Easter Sunday, 1st May and 25th December.
Full price: ?4. Reduced price: ?2.50.
Free entry to the exhibitions in the museum gallery.
Free entry on the third Sunday of the month.
The MAMAC was designed by two French architects, Yves Bayars and Henri Vidal.© Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice
The museum is home to pieces representative of the great artistic movements of the second half of the 20th century.© Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice
The MAMAC has both permanent collections and temporary exhibitions to offer its visitors.© Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice
These are dedicated to the major movements popular between 1955 leading up to today.© Inna Felker / 123RF
The museum displays sculptures and paintings, but also engravings, lithographs and screen prints.© Philipus / 123RF