Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Tenerife Space of Arts (TEA) is a building of approximately 20,622 square metres that houses the contemporary museum Óscar Domínguez Institute; the Alejandro Cioranescu Island Library and the Center for Photography Island of Tenerife. In addition, the property has a hall, a restaurant, a shop, a public square, and many offices.

This cultural space, promoted by the Council of Tenerife, is located in the center of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island of Tenerife, on the banks of the Gulley of Santos; between the market of Nuestra Señora de Africa and the Church of the Conception, and near the Museum of Nature and Man. The building was designed by the Swiss firm of architects Herzog & de Meuron and directed by the Canary architect Virgilio Gutierrez Herreros.

Its design provides the opening to the outside of its interior spaces, bringing light and energy to the whole and connecting the old part of town with the modern. This area contains a public square, open and accessible to visitors, whose main function is to lead the public into the building. It also has a wide spiral staircase that connects to both the upper and the lower.

The objectives of this cultural space, directed by the Bilbaoan Javier Gonzalez Durana, its to contribute to the flowering of culture, cultural cooperation with various countries and the promotion of young talents of the island.

Operating hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am – 8 pm.
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Tenerife Espacio de las Artes
Sight Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (See walking tours in Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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