Posts Tagged ‘Art Museum’

Morocco’s First Contemporary Art Museum Opens [artnet]

Morocco’s newest museum is drawing attention from the international art community: Morocco has just opened its first museum devoted to contemporary art, and the first major museum built since the country gained independence from France in 1956. King Mohammed VI—was on hand Wednesday to open the new institution, which bears his name, the AFP reports. The Mohammed VI Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (MMVI) has been under construction in central ...

Morocco’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art to Open Next Month

Morocco’s newest museum opens next month in Rabat, and will soon after host the “Medieval Morocco” exhibit via Paris’ Louvre. Morocco is due to get its first major national museum since gaining independence from France more than 50 years ago. The Mohammed VI Musée National d’Art Moderne et Contemporaine will open officially on 25 September. Located in the heart of the capital city Rabat, the three-level 22,350 sq. m building ...

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