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MAC, the Contemporary Art Museum, unveils an ambitious agenda


Lima's contemporary art scene is among the most dynamic in South America, the equal of Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Sao Paulo.

Founded in 2013, MAC is the only museum in Lima that specialises in the dissemination of modern and contemporary art. A private, non-profit organisation, it is principally dedicated to the promotion of visual art.

The philosophical focus is on artistic happenings. Designed by architect Frederick Cooper Llosa, the revolutionary structure is based on the idea of ‘island-universes', large green spaces and terrace gardens bordering a pond. A true creative platform, MAC encourages exchanges. Its modern programming involves the different currents occupying the forefront of today's artistic scene.

Dance performances, conferences, and temporary exhibitions showcase recognised artists and emerging photographers, such as Morfi Jiménez Mercado and Mario Silva.

Av. Almte. Miguel Grau 1511

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