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ICO Museum

  • Façade of the ICO Museum © Fundación ICO

    Façade of the ICO Museum © Fundación ICO

  

Category

Contemporary art, Themed / specialist

Owner

State
C/ Zorrilla, 3
28014 Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 914201242

E-mailmuseoico@ico.es

Websitehttp://www.fundacionico.es/museo-ico.html

The ICO Museum conserves one of the most representative and important collections of 20th century Spanish contemporary art. It also organises activities and holds temporary exhibitions on architecture, town planning and their influence on the environment.

It was opened in 1996 to show the collections of Spanish contemporary art acquired by the Instituto de Crédito Oficial in the 1990s. The holdings of the ICO, which are not currently on show in the museum galleries, consist of three main collections: modern sculptures and drawings, showing the relationship between these disciplines and the development of 20th-century Spanish culture; contemporary Spanish paintings, including pieces by the leading Spanish artists of the 1980s; and Picasso’s Vollard Suite, a set of 100 etchings made by the Malaga-born painter from 1930 to 1937, considered the most important work in contemporary etching.

From 2012, its exhibitions have focused on architecture and town planning, and on disseminating the leading figures, schools and movements of contemporary architecture. Alongside the temporary exhibitions, the museum also offers an educational programme for children and young people, and guided tours with commentaries for adults.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

 

Free admission

Services
Baby changer
Cloakroom service
Educational workshops
Guided tours

Accessibility
Lift
Disabled toilets
Adapted guide
Ramps
Visits adapted for the disabled

  

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Activities

Workshops in the

Oct 7, 2017 to Jun 30, 2018

Children's activity, Workshop

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The “Empower Parents” programme

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Services

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