The Museum of Contemporary Art of Ibiza was inaugurated by the Ibiza Town Hall in 1969. It is therefore one of the oldest contemporary art museums in Spain. Its headquarters have always been in the Weapons Hall and warehouses in Prova.
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Ibiza (MACE) is located in Dalt Vila, the historic center of Eivissa, in a building that adapts perfectly to its surroundings, occupying the interior of an emblematic 17th-century building.
Recently renovated, it reopened its doors in 2012 with a significant expansion of its facilities. Almost 2,000 square meters of rooms where permanent and temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists are exhibited
The MACE saves in its collections; always very committed to the avant-garde, funds from different backgrounds, among which the award-winning works of the Biennial and Ibizagrafic and the engraving collections of the donation of the gallery owner Carl van der Voort. Collect an important sample of the plastic creation that emerged on the island in the 60s, in addition to works by artists such as Tàpies and Miralles, among others, and some less known, originating or resident in the Balearic Islands. It also highlights its important sample of prints.
It also stands out for organizing all kinds of activities to bring Contemporary Art to all audiences: Drawing cabinet: Suitable for visitors of any age. It has a room with all kinds of material: papers, tablets, sculptures, objects, still lifes and pens. Family visits: Aimed at families with children between 3 and 12 years. They are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and it is an activity with limited places in which it is necessary to register previously. It consists of a visit to the permanent collection and then a practical workshop related to the selected works of art. Free activity Workshops and school visits: Its main objective is to establish a close relationship between contemporary art and the school population, from university to children.
Admission to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Ibiza (MACE) is free.
In April, May, June and September from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from Tuesday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
July and August: From Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 14 hours. From Tuesday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
From October to March: From Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 14 hours.
Closed every Monday and holidays.
HOW TO GET THERE?
The Museum is in the Narcís Puget Round, s / n, very close to the Plaça de Vila. You must go up to Dalt Vila. If you do it by the access that is located just behind the famous Plaza de Parque de Ibiza it will be easier to find it. You just have to go up and continue straight until you run into him. If you access through any other portal, you will have to follow the indications that you will see in the enclosure