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Opening times: 11 to 20 h
Free entry

Closed on Monday


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GUIDED VISITS

BY APPOINTMENT

From September to June

The CGAC offers free guided tours of its temporary exhibitions, from Tuesday to Friday, and from 11 am to 1 pm
The purpose of this service is to stimulate public interest in contemporary creation and to encourage communication between the spectator and the works of art.

For groups of children in Nursery and Primary school, the staff from the Activities and Education Department also designs specific learning workshops to round off the tour of the art exhibits.

Approximate duration of the tours:

Nursery school. Tour-workshop: 60 minutes
Primary school. Tour-workshop: 90 minutes
Secondary school, Bacharelato and adults: 50 minutes

Participation is open to all types of groups. To apply for a guided tour, please send an email to cgac.pedagogia@xunta.gal . The message should include the following information: name of applicant (person or institution), number of people in the group, their age and academic qualifications, preferred date and time of tour, and a contact telephone number and email address.

The number of places per visit, its duration and the availability of educational workshops may vary depending on COVID-19 restrictions.

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL VISITS EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY ART: THE CGAC AND ITS COLLECTION

From September 2020 to June 2021 

During the sessions, we will give a presentation using images of the different spaces, historical exhibitions and assemblies of the CGAC, illustrating through the multiple supports, perspectives and narratives of the works in the CGAC Collection the many ways of creating art nowadays.
The goal of this service is to bring art into schools and colleges and to pique the interest of new generations in the artistic creation of their times.
RECIPIENTS
Secondary School students up to Sixth Form
APPROXIMATE LENGTH
60 minutes
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
The school must have the technical equipment needed to participate in an online forum (classroom equipped with a computer with camera and microphone, speakers and screen).
HOW TO APPLY
The activity is free of charge and to participate, interested schools should send an e-mail to cgac.educacion@xunta.gal with the following information: name of school, school year or age of participants, day and time they wish to hold the session, contact phone number, e-mail address and name of the person in charge.
Once the application has been accepted, the schools will receive the necessary instructions to access the online session.

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS. DISCOVERING CONTEMPORARY ART 

Fron September to June

In these educational sessions, we will present a slideshow with images of different contemporary works of art, focusing on the diversity of supports, materials, discourses and visions, and the expressive and experimental possibilities of contemporary art. We will combine the slideshow with creative dynamics aimed at the students.

The goal of this activity is to bring art into schools and to pique the interest of younger generations in the artistic creation of their times.

RECIPIENTS: Primary Education 

APPROXIMATE LENGTH

50 minutes

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS 

The school must have the technical equipment needed to participate in an online forum (classroom equipped with a computer with camera and microphone, speakers and screen).

HOW TO APPLY

The activity is free of charge and to participate, interested schools should send an e-mail to cgac.educacion@xunta.galwith the following information: name of school, school year or age of participants, day and time they wish to hold the session, contact phone number, e-mail address and name of the person in charge.

Once the application has been accepted, the schools will receive the necessary instructions to access the online session.



WITHOUT APPOINTMENT (Postponed until further notice)

Throughout the year


GUIDED VISITS WEEKEND

CGAC’S architecture and history - guided tours

Every first Saturday of the month we organize a visit in relation to CGAC’s architecture and history.

During the course of these tours Álvaro Siza’s design will be discussed, as well as its close, formal and conceptual connection with Bonaval Park and with the city surrounding it.

Our guided tour goes from the outer porch to the roof of the building where there is a permanent exhibition of Dan Graham’s Triangular Pavilion

To participate in this activity, you do not need to register beforehand. Tours will start from CGAC’s reception area at midday and will last approximately 50 minutes. The number of participants may range from one to a maximum of four.

Guide visits to exhibitions

Every Sunday, the public is invited to come and visit CGAC to enjoy the exhibits accompanied by specialists in art. This service aims to stimulate public interest in modern artistic creations and to facilitate the dialogue between the spectator and the works of art. The public will be given a tour of the different temporary exhibitions with comments by two art experts.

You don’t have to make an appointment to participate in this activity. Visits start in the main lobby of the museum at 12:00 h. The number of participants may range from one to a maximum of nine. Groups will be formed by order of arrival. Visits last approximately 50 minutes. 


Terrace access

Saturdays and Sundays at 13:00 h  

Visitors may request access to the terrace, where artist Dan Graham’s permanent installation Triangular Pavilion (1997) is located, at the CGAC’s reception. Access to the area will be under the supervision of the   centre's staff.

These activity are free of charge

The number of seats available for the museum´s activities are subject to change as a result of potential changes in Covid-19 regulations. 



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Rúa Valle Inclán, 2
15703 Santiago de Compostela
Spain
Ph.: (+34) 981 546 619
cgac@xunta.gal