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Shaanxi Provincial Art Museum
One of the largest art museums in the city, this museum is located near the Shaanxi Provincial Stadium. This museum often features new exhibits on a regular rotation. Open from Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00 and is opened to the public.
Xi’an Art Museum
The city art museum is located south of Dayanta and is open daily. There are 4 gallery areas with each one on a different rotation schedule, but generally exhibits change once every three months or so. There is a coffee shop in the lobby and a gift shop as well. The museum is open daily from 10AM – 7PM and is free to enter.
Zhiye Art Museum
This art museum is located in the Tang Wall Park located in Quijiang, is a medium-sized gallery with a rotating collection. Open daily from 10AM to 10PM and the entrance ticket costs 50RMB. If you are in the area, this might be worth checking out.
Xi’an Contemporary Art Museum
This museum, located in Mandy Plaza on B1 near Dayanta is open daily from 10:00 – 21:30. A smaller gallery, this place tends to feature a single collection at a time and is worth a peak if you are in the area, though might not be worth going out of your way for. Entry to this gallery is free.
Located just down the road from the Qujiang Golden Eagle Shopping Mall, this gallery doubles as a coffee shop and store for local artists to sell some of their merchandise. There are two small gallery areas, one that features a particular artist and another that showcases young or new artist. The coffee is relatively inexpensive and viewing the art is free.