The Contemporary Art Gallery, also known as the Museum of Contemporary Art is housed in a Venetian building in the old port of Rethymno Town. Founded in 2009, the museum is a merger between two pre-existing cultural institutions, the Center of Contemporary Art and the Kanakakis Municipal Gallery.
The museum's permanent collection consists of over 700 works of art dating from the 1950's and onwards, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs and conceptual art of various movements.
The museum also has housed numerous temporary exhibitions over the years. Guided tours, workshops and educational programs suitable for adults and children are being offered as well.
The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday 09:00-14:00 & 19:00-21:00 and from Saturday to Sunday 10:00-15:00 from May 1st to October 31st.
During the rest of the year, it operates from Tuesday to Friday 09:00-14:00 and from Saturday to Sunday 10:00-15:00 and only on Wednesdays and Fridays 18:00-21:00.
It is closed on Mondays and on public holidays.
A single ticket costs €3. Discounts are available for certain categories of visitors and groups.