2017 Events Calendar

  • Piedad y terror en Picasso. El camino a Guernica
  • Exhibitions
  • Concerts
  • Theatre and dance
  • Sports
  • Trade fairs
  • Events
  • Festivities
  • Escher (Gaviria Palace. Till 24 September):Two hundred works by the Dutch visionary whose drawings have inspired scientists and designers are showcased in what is undoubtedly one of the exhibitions of the year.
  • Pity and Terror in Picasso. The Path to Guernica (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 4 Sept): The violence and horror of war depicted in the work of the genius from Málaga.
  • Lee Lozano (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 25 Sept): Journey through the brief and provocative artistic production by the eccentric artist from New Jersey.
  • Kobro and Strzemiński. Avant-Garde Prototypes (Reina Sofia Museum. 25 Apr-18 Sept): A retrospective of two key figures in European avant-garde, the creators of original artistic concepts in sculpture and painting,
  • Visions of the Hispanic World. Treasures from the Hispanic Society, Museum and Library (Prado Museum. Till 10 Sept): 200 works from the holdings of the Hispanic Society of America in New York.
  • Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 20 Jun-24 Sept): Masterpieces by some of the greatest 16th century Renaissance painters, including Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and Lotto.
  • NSK from Kapital to Capital (Reina Sofia Museum. 28 Jun-8 Jan 2018): A complete journey through the career of Neue Slowenische Kunst (New Slovenian Art) which spearheaded one of the most important experiences in the culture that materialised in 1980s Yugoslavia, during the Cold War.
  • Sonia Delaunay-Terk. Art, design and fashion (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 4 Jul-15 Oct): First monographic exhibition on a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde.
  • Agon! Competition in Ancient Greece (CaixaForum Madrid. 14 Jul-15 Oct): Delve into history of Ancient Greece thanks to myriad treasures on loan from the British Museum.
  • Picasso - Lautrec (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 17 Oct-21 Jan 2018): An analysis of the relationship between the early work of Pablo Picasso and that of the French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
  • Mariano Fortuny (1838 – 1874) (Prado Museum. 21 Nov-18 Mar 2018): A major retrospective on one of the most consistently appreciated and internationally celebrated 19th-century Spanish artists.

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