Discover current and upcoming exhibitions and cultural events taking place in Spain

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October 2018

July 2018

  • 6 July – 14 Oct. Gala Dalí at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

June 2018

  • 26 June – 30 Sep. Monet / Boudin at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • 19 June – 30 Sep. Lorenzo Lotto, Portraits. Museo del Prado, Madird

May 2018


Andy Warhol and his camera in London, 1976 (b/w photo) / Bridgeman Images

  • 31 May – 16 Sep. Warhol. Mechanical Art at the Museo Picasso Malaga 
  • 24 May – 30 Sep. La Cuina de Picasso at the Museu Picasso de Barcelona

February 2018

  • 22 Feb – 20 May. William Morris and the Arts and Crafts of Great Britain at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
  • 13 Feb – 13 May. And Fellini Dreamed of Picasso at the Museo Picasso Malaga 
  • 1 Feb – 6 May. Warhol: the Mechanical Art

January 2018

  • 5th January 1938, Juan Carlos I of Spain or Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias, was born. 80 years.

November 2017

  • 28 Nov – 8 March. Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes at the National Museum of Decorative Arts, a retrospective organised by Vogue Spain
  • 24 Nov – 18 Feb. Agon! Competition in Ancient Greece at the Caixa Forum, featuring pieces from the British Museum, some of which are leaving London for the first time
  • 22 Nov – 27 Feb. Total Records. Vinyl and Photography at Fundació Foto Colectania, looking at the most iconic vinyl covers of the 20th century

Odalisque (Turkish slave), 1861, painting by Mariano Fortuny y Carbo, oil on cardboard / Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain / De Agostini Picture Library / Bridgeman Images

  • 21 Nov – 18 March. Mariano Fortuny at the Prado Museum
  • 19 Nov – 2 April. Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Pavilion 1, IFEMA – Madrid Exhibition Centre
  • 10 Nov – 25 Feb. David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. An intense exhibition of works that were all painted in 3 days and all subjects are in the same chair, with the same background

October 2017

  • 31 Oct – 19 March. William Kentridge. Enough and Too Much at the Reina Sofia National Art Centre.
  • 25 Oct – 4 March. The Spirit of Painting. Cai Guo-Qiang at the Prado Museum
  • 17 Oct – 26 Feb. George Herriman. Krazy Kat is Krazy Kat is Krazy Kat at the Reina Sofia National Art Centre. An exhibition examining works by the American cartoonist and comics as a mass medium and artistic influence
  • 17 Oct – 21 Jan. Picasso / Lautrec at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, the first comparative study of these two leading lights of modern art

Vase Clodion (Lovers) c.1880 (black ink with gouache & graphite on paper), Auguste Rodin / Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museums, USA / Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop / Bridgeman Images

  • 11 Oct – 21 Jan. Hell According to Rodin at the Fundación Mapfre
  • 10 Oct – 28 Jan. Las mujeres artistas y el surrealismo at the Museo Picasso Malaga 
  • 6 Oct – 25 Feb. Juan Gris, Maria Blanchard, and the Cubist Movements (1916-1927) at the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga