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Casa das Mudas Arts Center

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The building and view is better than the art.

Modern art is not for everyone. You start on the top floor then go down 3 levels (they do have a... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
South Molton, United Kingdom
Worth visiting

What an amazing building this is! It's made from basalt which fits the environment perfectly. Some... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I'm a fan of contemporary art, but what the MUDAS shows is rather boring and unimaginative work reminiscent of kindergarten drawings. The architecture of the museum is then only partially conciliatory.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Udo B
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Really wonderful architecture, on top of the mountain. Not all but some of the art was great. Must do!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michielm149
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Modern art is not for everyone. You start on the top floor then go down 3 levels (they do have a lift) the shop was shut and photos are not permitted.... however its only 4 euros, good cafe and fantastic view.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DevonPanda
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

White elephant? I think not. Fabulous building in itself and the art we saw exciting and well hung. Examples below but do visit if you’re nearby - only 4 euros.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PaulNCKent
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This massive building in a dramatic location must have cost millions. Unfortunately: 1. It's miles from Funchal, overlooking a tiny nondescript town on the southwest coast. You really need to want to go there to make the effort. An extra challenge is the absence of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 315jeremyr
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Whilst the architect has been awarded for this great design and build of the building itself, the exhibition is lacking. It is a contemporary exhibition of no real quality.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed October 2, 2017

What an amazing building this is! It's made from basalt which fits the environment perfectly. Some of the artifacts are thought provoking and very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Regmali
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The arts centre contains Portuguese artists work and is very contemporary. It is worth a visit for the building itself and the fantastic views of Calheta.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 370anonymous
Reviewed June 5, 2017

What looks like a very ugly building perched high above Calheta houses a fascinating exhibition of Contemporary Portuguese Art. The inside of the building belies its ugly exterior and it makes great use of modern wooden flooring. The exhibits are well spread out with plenty...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Spotted the building perched high above Calheta, decided to visit. Wonderful piece of modern architecture which whilst may not be to everyone's taste offers unrivalled views from the terrace down on Calhetta. The building houses an eclectic collection of modern art some disturbing, some thought...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank W8271UPcolinm
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