• Museo Can Mario - Spain

    Opening hours

    Exhibitions: open year round except for Mondays, public holiday and Sunday, afternoons and from December 16 to January 31, 2014. For further information please read the document "2013 Program" at bottom of page. 2 February – Juny 14 and from Septemer 17 to December 15, 2013, open: Saturday, 11:00am – 2:00pm, 16:30pm – 20:30pm. Sunday, 11:00am – 2:00pm. June 15 – September 15, 2013 open: Tuesday – Sunday, 5:00pm - 9:00pm, except if Monday is a public holiday, it will close Tuesday.

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    Museo Can Mario

    Plaça Can Mario, 7. 17200 Palafrugell (Girona), Girona
    Spain

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    Institution type

    Art Center

    Category

    • Contemporary
    • Emerging Artists
    • Photography

    About

    Can Mario is the Fundació Vila Casas Museum of Contemporary Sculpture in Palafrugell (Costa Brava). It was opened in 2004. It has around 220 works on show dating from the 1960’s to the present day by a wide range of artists born or living in Catalonia. Temporary exhibitions are also held every year.

    Can Mario was a cork factory dating from the early 20th century and was one of the buildings of the Miquel & Vincke cork company. Today it is a place for contemplating art situated in the Plaça de Can Mario, where we can also find a modernista water tower and the Cork Museum.

    Sice April 2011, 33 sculptures by artists from the Empordà region of Catalonia have been placed in the Gardens of Can Mario, as permanent, open air exhibits. In October of the same year the Empordà Gallery was opened in the Museum, for holding temporary exhibitions of artists from the region.


    Closed until February 1, 2013


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