Contemporary art museums, modern art museums

Contemporary art museums, museums of modern art around the world; a directory of websites

Art Privee
Art Privee is an online database of the world’s finest private art museums and foundations

Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art MACBA 


Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim, Brazil

Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA)

Guggenheim Museum
Sites include the official web page and information on Guggenheim Museums in Venice, New York, Berlin, Las Vegas, and Bilboa.

Dairy Art Centre
A new not-for-profit contemporary art space in london, launched by collectors Frank Cohen and Nicolai Frahm.

Saatchi Gallery, London.
Presents contemporary artwork by largely unseen young artists or by established international artists.

Tate Modern, London
Displays the Tate’s collection of international modern art from 1900 to the present day.

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Andy Warhol Museum

RKA Gallery, Saint Petersburg

Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art

Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany.

Museum of Avant-Garde Mastery

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)

New Museum of Contemporary Art
Located on Bowery, New York City.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art

The Mattress Factory Art Museum

The Musée d’Art Contemporain of Lyon, France

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)

MCA | Museum of Contemporary Art | Sydney, Australia

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

New Museum
Manhattan, New York museum which exhibits new work by American and international artists.

MOCA | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Whitney Museum of American Art

Louisiana Modern Art Museum
Louisiana Modern Art Museum is situated in Denmark.

Palais de Tokyo
Contemporary art museum.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Museum of modern and contemporary art at the Smithsonian.

BALTIC
International center for contemporary art housed in a former 1950s grain warehouse in Gateshead, northern England.

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
Permanent collection focuses on the diversity of post-1950 developments in art.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Features contemporary painting and sculpture.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Leopold Museum, Austria.


ARKEN Museum of Modern Art

Kulturhuset Stockholm
Contemporary arts and performance in Sweden.

Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal

Museo Chillida-Leku

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Serpentine Gallery, London
Offering information on current and upcoming exhibits, gallery talks, artist talks, and other educational programs.

Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Berlin.

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Dogancay Museum
İstanbul, Turkey.

Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Center and Gallery: Art Tower Mito
Museum at Art Tower Mita in Japan exhibiting Japanese contemporary paintings and sculpture.

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
Tokyo museum site features special exhibits, artists’ biographies, and articles. Tokyo, Japan.

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
International and Japanese contemporary art created since 1945.

Nagi Museum Of Contemporary Art

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Contemporary arts museum in Turku, Finland.

Angel Orensanz Foundation
Presents contemporary art, arts and crafts and the work of the sculptor. Located in Huesca, Spain.

Arken Museum for Modern Art
Focusing on Danish, Nordic and international art. Located in Skovvej, Denmark.

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
Post-war and contemporary international and Norwegian works of art on exhibit in Oslo, Norway.

Centre Pompidou
Focused on modern and contemporary art. Paris, France.

De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art
Dutch museum for international contemporary art. Located in The Netherlands.

Europos Parkas
Open-air museum spanning an area of 55 hectares, displaying over 90 contemporary and modern art works by national and international artists. Located in Lithuania.

Kunst Museum Bonn
Contemporary German art as well as the changing exhibitions and events. In German and English.

Marta Herford
Offers five galleries of contemporary art and design. Located in Herford, Germany.

MuSaBa: Museo Santa Barbara
A fully equipped museum-school-laboratory of contemporary arts that promotes cultural activities through the development and use of art laboratories. Located in Calabria, Italy.

Museum Frieder Burda
Iinternational contemporary and modern art, focusing on German and Austrian works. Located in Baden Baden.

Museum of Modern Art Tarragona
Located in Spain.

Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona
Dedicated to collecting and preserving contemporary art masterpieces from around the world.

Museum of Pontarlier
Contemporary exhibits include painting, pottery, and photography. Located in Pontarlier, France.

National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST)
Located in Athens, Greece.

Skive Art Museum
Modern Danish art with an emphasis on expressionism and includes the work of artists ranging from Sondergaard to Agger. In Danish, English, and German. Located in Denmark.

Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam.

Villa Arson, Nice, France