Krakow

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK)

  ul. Lipowa 4 ,   Podgórze          (+48) 12 263 40 01     16 May 2020

*With the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, MOCAK reopened on May 12. The cafe and library remain closed until further notice.*

Opened in 2011, Krakow's Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK) does not disappoint, capably holding its own with comparable international art institutions. Tucked behind Schindler's Factory, the building alone will impress with its avant-garde styling and ultra-modern layout. The museum boasts a large and fine permanent collection of modern art highlighting both Polish and international artists, plus the Mieczysław Porębski Library and its collection of works on art theory and history, as well as a permanent exhibition space devoted to Krystian Lupa’s interactive installation Live Factory 2 - inspired by Warhol's cult NYC studio. Several provocative temporary exhibitions are ever-changing: check their website for details. Despite the relatively late closing hour, make sure to leave yourself plenty of time to enjoy all the museum has to offer, including the large cafe and bookshop.

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Open

Open 11:00-19:00. Closed Mon.

Price/Additional Info

Admission 14/7zł, Thu free (for permanent exhibit).

Events at this venue

Sunday Jun 21 15:00 …
The Second Life of a Book
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
Mikołaj Smoczyński | Private Exhibition
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
Roman Ingarden – Philosopher & Photographer
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
Dialogue with the Space
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
The Pope
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Tue 11:00–19:00
Guido Casaretto | The Ghosts of Matter
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
World War II – Drama, Symbol, Trauma
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 11:00–19:00
Contemporary Models of Realism

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15.11.2016
David McGirr

A must see on the list of Kraków's many museums and galleries. MOCAK is often overlooked by the tourist hordes who wander past on 'Schindlers trail' but they don't know what they're missing. Go check it out, they have many great temporary exhibitions to compliment the permanent displays.
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