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The Martínez Guerricabeitia Collection aims to promote and disseminate creative activity in the field of contemporary plastic arts and increase the artistic heritage of the Universitat de València.

Its most significant activity is the organization of the Martínez Guerricabeitia Biennial, a call that has been taking place since 1990, and the management of the pictorial collection donated by Jesús Martínez Guerricabeitia and Carmen García Merchante to the Universitat de València in 1999, turning it into the university of the Spanish State that possess of the most important collection of contemporary art. It will be exhibited in a room in the La Nau Building.

The Martínez Guerricabeitia Collection is the name adopted by the Board of Trustees Martínez Guerricabeitia since 2016, created in 1989 within the General Foundation of the Universitat de València at the initiative of the collector and patron Jesús Martínez Guerricabeitia.