MAXXI stands for the National Museum of the XXI Century Arts and was designed by the famous Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who was tasked with promoting the arts of the XXI century, collecting and preserving a heritage representative of current artistic innovation.
There are actually 2 parts to MAXXI: MAXXI art and MAXXI architecture, with common space and resources for various activities such as exhibitions, live events, productions and experimental arts. There are also shops and entertainment space.
MAXXI is located in the Flaminio district of Rome. It is a massive public works with innovative and spectacular architecture.