Artium. Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art - Tourism in Vitoria-Gasteiz

museo artium

Its permanent collection is considered to be one of the best selections of Basque and Spanish contemporary art. It was inaugurated on April 26 2002 and is an open and dynamic museum.

The building

The building is located in the centre of the city and was inaugurated on April 26 2002

The museum

Artium represents the benchmark among museums of Contemporary Art. This is thanks to a collection which, boasting almost 3,000 individual works principally by artist of Basque and Spanish origin, is one of the finest in existence in the fiel of Contemporary Art, and is certainly the most important of its kind within the Basque Country: a colle ction that ranges from Picasso and Miró to Barceló and Elena Rivero; from Chillida and Oteiza to Cristina Iglesias and Txomin Badiola; from Richard Serra to Bill Viola - not to mention new generations of artist. What´s more ARTIUM also sets the standard with an ambitious programme of exhibitions encompassing works of a most local and international nature, an intensive schedule of activities relating to contemporary art (cinema, performing arts, music, courses...), a dynamic and active Information Resource Centre and a commitment towards educational and social outreach.

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