2019 Events Calendar

  • El baile nupcial, Pieter Brueghel el Joven, 1556

Works by the likes of Le Gray, Cuvelier, Manet and Degas invite us to reflect on the similarities and mutual influences between photography and painting in the second half of the 19th century in France (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 15 Oct - 26 Jan 2020).

A multi-sensory journey through 50 years of history of the acclaimed British rock group (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. Till 27 October).

Exhibition made up of around one hundred works from this historic lineage of painters (Gaviria Palace. 7 Oct-12 Apr).

The most important exhibition of photo journalist that opens your eyes to the reality and moves your conscience (LASEDE COAM. 4 Oct-3 Nov).

An exhibition comprising images and counterimages from the Spanish Transition (Reina Sofia Museum - Nouvel Building. Until 25 November).

A 12m-high sculpture by the Barcelona-born artist now stands in the spot formerly occupied by Christopher Columbus’s statue (Plaza de Colón. Till 20 December).

The highest representative of modern Mexican painting serves as guest of honor of the celebration of the first anniversary of the Casa de México (Casa de México. Till 16 February).

The first solo show dedicated to the Danish artist in Spain (Reina Sofia Museum. 26 Jun-21 Oct).

An exhibition with 11 works donated by the German businessman living in Spain (Prado Museum. Until 12 January 2020).

The Spanish-born Brazilian artist presents a project centred on the difficulties of being a woman (Reina Sofia Museum - Sabatini Building. 24 July-2 March 2020).

An exhibition featuring the work of the Irish photographer, best known for his Dublin Trilogy. (Mapfre Foundation. Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall. 12 Sept-26 Jan).

An exhibition on this artistic movement developed between 1920 and 1950 (Guillermo de Osma Gallery. Until 14 November).

Sadik Kwaish reflects on loss (Naves Matadero–International Living Arts Centre - Nave 11. Vestíbulo. Until 30 November).

An exhibition that shows the process of creating a film production (Fandome. Until 17 November).

An exhibition on the legacy of the great Italian portraitist (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 19 Sept-12 Jan).

A beautiful collection of more than 200 fascinating objects from the British Museum (CaixaForum Madrid. 20 Sep-12 Jan 2020).


The exhibition centres on the feminist actress and video-maker Delphine Seyrig (Reina Sofia Museum - Sabatini Building, 3rd floor. 25 Sept-23 Mar 2020).

One of the best photographers of all times shows the woman’s body representing her search for the self (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 3 Oct-5 Jan 2020).

The foundation’s first exhibition presents a selection of 117 works from its extensive and varied collections (Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson. Until 31 December).

Retrospective dedicated to the work of the Italian artist, linked to arte povera and the search for the mythical (Velázquez Palace. 11 Oct-29 Mar 2020).

Exhibition by the British artist who revolves around populism and his method of intervening in the grotesque (The Glass Palace. 17 Oct-1 Mar 2020).

This exhibition brings together the most important paintings by two of the most outstanding women in the history of western art (Prado Museum. 22 Oct to 2 Feb 2020).

Exhibition which examines the concept of painting and its ability to be reinvented (CaixaForum Madrid. 23 Oct-1 Mar).

The biggest exhibition on the series ever held in Spain, which brings together authentic props, costumes and sets (Espacio 5.1 at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. From 26 October).

Small format exhibition with works by artists related to the German school, to mark its centenary.  (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. From 28 October to 12 January 2020).

A retrospective exhibition on the German painter's 40 years of work (Reina Sofia Museum - Edificio Sabatini. 30 Oct-13 Apr 2020).

A retrospective of the Spanish painter through more than 100 works (Reina Sofia Museum - Edificio Sabatin. 6 Nov to 20 Apr 2020).

An exhibition featuring more than one hundred drawings by the artist from Aragon (Prado Museum. 19 Nov-16 Feb 2020).

The first monographic exhibition devoted to the Austrian painter of Romany origins (Reina Sofia Museum - Edificio Sabatini. 22 Nov-23 Mar 2020).

For the first time in Spain, an exhibition devoted to his facet as a portraitist (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 18 Feb-24 May 2020).

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