Museums

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo – MUAC

MUAC was opened in 2008 in “University City” (Ciudad Universitaria), the main campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City.

Designed by prestigious Mexican architect, Teodoro González de León, the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) is directed by Graciela de la Torre focuses on creating new dialogues of contemporary art.

The museum offers to its public a program which allows the interaction between global culture, theoretical debates and academics of the current art scene, the history of artistic production in Mexico in the last half century and the excel of the contemporary sensibility.

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
wed, fri, sun 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; thu, sat 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon, tue

T: +52 55 5622 6972
M: informes@muac.unam.mx
W: Website

ADDRESS
Insurgentes Sur 3000, Centro Cultural Universitario, Delegación Coyoacán

ESTABLISHED
2008
Past Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pseudomatisms
The Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) presents Pseudomatisms, the first comprehensive...
28 Oct 2015 - 17 Apr 2016
Exhibitions
Jeremy Deller: The infinitely variable ideal of the popular
The exhibition The Infinitely Variable Ideal of the Popular at Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo,...
22 Aug 2015 - 27 Mar 2016
Exhibitions
Proceso Pentágono Group
The aim of the exhibition is to show for the first time the output of the Proceso Pentágono Group, a...
26 Sep 2015 - 21 Feb 2016
Exhibitions
José María Argenzio: Agglomerations
Agglomerations is a specific piece by Maria José Argenzio in dialogue with the existing architecture...
21 Nov 2015 - 27 Mar 2016
Exhibitions
Elena Damiani: Sediments, an assemblage of remains
Elena Damiani’s project forms part of the curatorial program Southern Outdoors, which starts out from...
05 Sep 2015 - 07 Feb 2016
Exhibitions
Isaac Julien: Playtime y Kapital
An exhibition of two video installations that explores current debates on the relationships between capital,...
06 Feb 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
Exhibitions
Mónica Mayer: When in Doubt…Ask, a Retrocollective Exhibit
The first retrospective of Mónica Mayer’s work, on show at Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo...
06 Feb 2016 - 29 Jul 2016
Exhibitions
Great Crescent: Art and Agitation in the 1960s – Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
Para Site announces that Great Crescent: Art and Agitation in the 1960s – Japan, South Korea and Taiwan...
30 Jan 2016 - 29 May 2016
Exhibitions
Los Carpinteros Solo Show
The Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo will present a major solo exhibition of the work of Los...
17 Mar 2016 - 04 Sep 2016
Exhibitions
Anish Kapoor: Archaeology: Biology
Anish Kapoor states that when the process leads the artist, the work is a discovery. His artistic practice...
28 May 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
Exhibitions
Yishai Jusidman: Prussian blue
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo – MUAC announces the Yishai Jusidman‘s exhibition: Prussian...
27 Aug 2016 - 12 Feb 2017
Exhibitions
Andrea Fraser: L’1%, c’est moi
“L’1%, c’est moi” brings together a selection of works from over thirty years of critical...
15 Oct 2016 - 12 Mar 2017
Exhibitions
Roberto Morales Manzanares: Paraa bicachilu’ni, donde lo escondiste, donde lo ocultaste
MUAC, University Museum Contemporary Art, presents Roberto Morales Manzanares “Paraa bicachilu’ni,...
19 Nov 2016 - 26 Feb 2017
Exhibitions
Óscar Masotta: Theory as Action
MUAC, University Museum Contemporary Art, presents “Oscar Masotta. La teoría como acción”...
18 Mar 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Exhibitions
Camel Collective: The Distance from Pontresina to Zermatt is the same as the distance from Zermatt to Pontresina
Camel Collective is formed by artists Carla Herrera-Prats and Anthony Graves and was formed as a collective...
11 Feb 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
Exhibitions
Juan Acha: Despertar revolucionario / Juan Acha: Revolutionary Awakening
“Juan Acha: Revolutionary Awakening” is the first sample organized with documents from the...
28 Jan 2017 - 28 May 2017
Exhibitions
Gregor Schneider, Solo Show
The MUAC presents the first exhibition of the German artist in Latin America. Among his works he highlights...
11 Feb 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
Exhibitions
Chto Delat: When We Thought We Had all the Answers, Life Changed the Questions
The Russian collective Chto Delat is a self-organized platform for cultural activities aimed at politicizing...
18 Nov 2017 - 22 Apr 2018
Exhibitions
Yoshua Okón. Colateral
“Colateral” presents the video and multimedia work of Yoshua Okón, revolving around the social...
07 Oct 2017 - 11 Feb 2018
Exhibitions
Joaquín Segura: Economías de Exploración Mutua
“Economías de Explotación Mutua” by Joaquín Segura consists mainly of a series of sound records...
03 Mar 2018 - 13 May 2018
Exhibitions
Melquiades Herrera: Reportaje Plástico de un Teorema Cultural
“Melquiades Herrera: Reportaje Plástico de un Teorema Cultural” presents six curatorial...
03 Mar 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Exhibitions
Carlos Amorales: Axiomas para la acción
“Axiomas para la acción” is an exhibition about the twenty-two years of Carlos Amorales‘...
10 Feb 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Exhibitions
Zaha Hadid Architects: Design as Second Nature
The exhibition is the first Latin-American one dedicated to the world renowned study of architects, displaying...
20 Oct 2018 - 03 Mar 2019
Exhibitions
Salón Independiente
The exhibition is the result of ongoing archival researches to make accessible to the public historiographic...
20 Oct 2018 - 24 Mar 2019
Exhibitions
Alejandra Hernández: Voces
Alejandra Hernández presents the multi-channel acousmatic piece titled “Voces (Voices)“,...
10 Nov 2018 - 10 Feb 2019
Exhibitions
#NoMeCansaré
“#NoMeCansaré” is a group exhibition which gathers a number of researches and artifacts...
10 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019