The Macao Museum of Art was established on 19th March 1999. The total area of the Museum is 10,192 square meters, of which 4,000 square meters are exhibition areas. It is the largest and only museum that is fully dedicated to arts in Macau.
The Macao Museum of Art (MAM) is a five-floor building with different types of exhibition areas: the Gallery of Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy and the Gallery of Chinese Ceramics are located on the 4th floor; the historical pictures and Macau contemporary art works are displayed on the 3rd floor; a large special exhibition room is on the 2nd floor and several exhibition areas are on the 1st floor and the ground floor. In addition, the neighboring Handover Gifts Museum is also managed by the MAM.