Musée d'art moderne, Saint-Étienne

mamcThe Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art), or MAMC, is an art museum in Saint-Étienne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France. It was inaugurated as a separate museum in 1987. It has one of the largest collections of its type in France.

The Musée d’art moderne was originally a section of the Musée d’art et d’industrie. It was inaugurated as a separate museum on 10 December 1987, within a renovated museum complex that also includes the Musée de la mine (Mining Museum) and the Musée d’art et d’industrie (Art and Industry Museum). The museum has about 3,000 square metres (32,000 sq ft) of display space. Ten rooms display samples of the museum’s collection and fourteen are used for temporary exhibitions on a given theme or major artist.The museum has a restaurant that is open at midday.

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