The Modern Art Museum of Rhodes is located in Town. Founded in 1962, it is the second biggest museum of contemporary art in Greece. It consists of 4 buildings in various parts of the Town.
The museum houses both temporary and permanent exhibitions that consist of works of art made by artists born after 1863.
Its main purpose is to familiarize and educate visitors of all ages with the culture and history of Greece from the 15th to the 21st century through their representation in contemporary art.
Many paintings, manuscripts and sculptures that mostly date to the 20th century are among the display objects, while most of the artworks represent aspects of the Greek culture and history after 1832 and the foundation of the Modern Greek State.
In addition, the museum contributes to research by publishing various papers and it runs multiple educational programs, such as workshops specifically designed for young children and teenagers.
The museum's facilities include a gift shop.
Regular price: €6 per ticket.
Reduced price: €3 for special categories of visitors.
Note: Each ticket is valid for 1 week and it can be used to enter all buildings of the museum.
From July 1st to October 31st
Nestoridion Melathron: Monday-Saturday: 10:00-22:00
Modern Art Center "Paleo Syssitio" in the Old Town: Monday-Saturday: 10:00-20:00
From November 1st to June 30th
For all buildings: Monday-Friday: 09:00-15:00
Note: The museum is open on the first Sunday of every month, from 16:00 to 22:00 for Nestoridion Melathron and from 16:00-20:00 for the Modern Art Center.
The museum is closed on public holidays.
The museum's facilities are wheelchair-friendly, with basic Braille signage.