The MAMCO (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain) is the contemporary art museum of Geneva.

Building of the museum
LocationGeneva, Switzerland
Coordinates46°11′57″N 6°08′15″E / 46.1992°N 6.1376°E / 46.1992; 6.1376
TypeArt museum
Visitorsc. 45'000
DirectorLionel Bovier

Opened in 1994[1] in a factory building, with 3000 m2 of exhibition space, it is the largest contemporary art museum of Switzerland. From 1994 to 2015, it was directed by Christian Bernard, and from 2016 by Lionel Bovier.[1]

The museum hosts permanent installations from Robert Filliou, Maurizio Nannucci, Claudio Parmiggiani, Claude Rutault, Philippe Thomas, along with the reconstitution of the appartement of Ghislain Mollet-Viéville,[2] and symmetrically a room dedicated to the presentation of works from the Yoon Ja & Paul Devautour collection.[3]


  1. ^ a b Anderson, Mitchell (9 March 2016). "Lionel Bovier on his new position at MAMCO / Geneva". Flash Art. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. ^ Goulet, Joanie. "L'Appartement minimal -". Swiss-Architects (in Swiss High German). Retrieved 2020-11-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Dumont, Etienne. "Le Mamco genevois présente au quatrième la Collection Yoon-ja & Paul Devautour". Bilan (in French). Retrieved 2020-11-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External linksEdit

Official website