Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo

The Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo ("University Museum of Contemporary Art"), also known as MUAC, is a large contemporary art museum on the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). It opened in November 2008. The architect was Teodoro González de León, who also co-designed the National Auditorium (Auditorio Nacional), Reforma 222 and the Museo Rufino Tamayo.[2][3][4]

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo is located in Mexico City Southwest
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo
location in southwestern Mexico City
EstablishedNovember 2008
LocationAvenida de los Insurgentes Sur 3000, Mexico City
Coordinates19°18′52″N 99°11′07″W / 19.314391°N 99.18538°W / 19.314391; -99.18538
Visitors1,066,511 (2016)[1]

In 2013 Mexican curator Cuauhtémoc Medina was appointed curator in chief.[5] In 2015 adjunct curators Amanda de la Garza and Alejandra Labastida were included in the 25 women curators on the rise list.[6]

MUAC Sound Camera


  1. ^ "Visitor Figures 2016" (PDF). The Art Newspaper Review. April 2017. p. 14. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  2. ^ Frommer's Mexico, p. 115,David Baird et al.
  3. ^ "Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo", Arte Sur site
  4. ^ "An introduction to MUAC, Mexico's new modern art museum", Los Angeles Times, 2009-01-23
  5. ^ "Cuauhtémoc Medina Named Curator of Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo". Retrieved 2016-02-11.
  6. ^ "25 Women Curators On the Rise - artnet News". Retrieved 2015-09-12.