Discover Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art France

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
Website: http://www.mamac-nice.org
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 Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

    The futuristic lines of the museum are a curiosity in themselves.

    © Inna Felker / 123RF
  • The architects of the MAMAC, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    The architects of the MAMAC

    The MAMAC was designed by two French architects, Yves Bayars and Henri Vidal.

    © Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice
  • The museum's collections, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    The museum's collections

    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 museum's programme, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    The museum's programme

    The MAMAC has both permanent collections and temporary exhibitions to offer its visitors.

    © Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain Nice
  • Temporary exhibitions, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    Temporary exhibitions

    These are dedicated to the major movements popular between 1955 leading up to today.

    © Inna Felker / 123RF
  • The pieces housed within the MAMAC, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Arts and culture, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    The pieces housed within the MAMAC

    The museum displays sculptures and paintings, but also engravings, lithographs and screen prints.

    © Philipus / 123RF
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