TEHRAN.(Iranart) – A restoration project has commenced on the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) to return the museum to its former glory, Visual Arts Office director Majid Mollanoruzi said on Tuesday.
Speaking at a press conference, he elaborated on the plans ahead of the restoration project.
“The museum will be closed for six months until the renovations are accomplished,” he said.
“Over the past decade, two parts of the museum ceiling were hastily renovated, but we need to follow up on the process more rigorously,” he added
The museum is scheduled to give occasional progress reports of the restoration process to the media.
Plans are for the exhibition space of the museum to be expanded, TMCA director Ali-Mohammad Zare’ said.
Established in 1977, the TMCA is notable in the world for its historical narration of art with the largest collection of Western art that exists in the East.