The new Museum of Contemporary Art of the Region of Murcia (Mucam) project was presented yesterday in Cartagena. According to the Murcian president, Ramon Luis Valcárcel, " this is the star cultural project of this legislature ".
The Mucam will be on the site of the old bullring, behind the hospital of Marín, and will house the restored Roman amphitheatre of Cartagena.
The Council of Culture will summon international aid to designate the director of the Mucam and define the project.
The cost of construction will be approximately 22 million euros. In addition to exhibition halls, the Mucam will have an audio-visual conference hall, a bookstore, a shop, a library, a cafeteria, a restaurant, and a facility for 1,200 people.