Centro de Arte La Recova, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Centro de Arte La Recova, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Centro de Arte La Recova (La Recova Arts Centre) is located in the former market building in the city centre. The building was designed by Manuel de Oraá in 1851. The structure features two identical symmetrical entrances in the main and back facades and a portico gallery that offers the potential of artistic expression. There is also an administration office of the City School of Graphic Arts. Started as a cultural space in 1992, La Recova is a significant arts centre providing display space for contemporary Canarien and Spanish artists’ exhibitions of all kinds. This emblematic art center in Santa Cruz holds twelve exhibitions a year, including the prestigious International Comic Exhibition. Admission is free. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am - 1 pm & 5 - 9 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 2 pm.

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Sight Name: Centro de Arte La Recova
Sight Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (See walking tours in Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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