Madrid Events Calendar: 2022

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A 12-metre high sculpture by the artist from Barcelona rests on the pedestal on which the statue of the Genoese navigator used to stand (Plaza de Colón. Till December 2022).

The much awaited return of one of the museum’s most emblematic works (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 17 May-25 Sept 2022).

Exhibition that brings together a series of canvases by the Argentinian-Swiss artist on colour and the natural environment (Velázquez Palace. Till 2 May 2022).

The first retrospective in Spain on the prestigious German photographer since his death (Reina Sofia Museum - Sabatini Building, 3rd Floor. 22 Sept-28 Feb).

An exhibition that displays the rich artistic heritage form America (Prado Museum. 5 Oct-13 Feb 2022).

An exhibition that explores the early years of the Bank’s artistic collection, which includes works by artists such as Goya and Federico de Madrazo (Bank of Spain. Till 26 February).

An exhibition featuring fifteen photographs from Gustave Le Gray's famous series of Seascapes, a collection that arrived in Madrid in 1859 (Royal Palace. Till 30 January).

Dr. Gunther von Hagens, inventor of the plastination technique, and Ms. Angelina Whalley present the world’s most successful anatomy exhibition (Espacio 5.1 - IFEMA MADRID. 28 Oct-17 Apr).

An exhibition that addresses the impact of colonialism on local cultures (The Glass Palace. 29 Oct-6 Mar).

The largest exhibition of Lego® creations in Europe returns with the Titanic, built on a scale of 1:25 with half a million pieces (Plaza Río 2. From 3 November).

A review of how the future was imagined in different periods of the past (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. 3 Nov-17 Apr).

Photographic exhibition that features almost a hundred photographs allowing us to glimpse Madrid in the 19th century and the Isabel II Canal (Mateo Inurria Canal Foundation. Till 13 February).

An exhibition by the Andalusian artist on flamenco, popular culture and modern art (Reina Sofia Museum - Sabatini Building. 3 Nov-28 Mar).

An exhibition commemorating 300 years since the birth of the first architect to the Royal Household. (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. Till 30 January).

The famous American photographer has a new retrospective exhibition that brings together the most iconic images of his career (Espacio COAM. 17 Nov-13 Feb).

The museum has reorganised its entire Collection, which comprises around 2000 works of art (Reina Sofia Museum - Sabatini and Nouvel buildings. From 27 November).


A large-scale audiovisual experience that pays tribute to the Mexican painter through more than a hundred visual, literary, and photographic works (Teatro Instante. Till 1 April).

Exhibition featuring more than 150 historical and contemporary pieces by tattoo artists from countries such as Japan, France, and Polynesia (CaixaForum Madrid. 2 Dec-17 Apr).

140 American paintings, mainly from the 19th century, owned by the museum and the Thyssen family (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 14 Dec-26 Jun 2022).

An immersive experience that takes you on a journey through the life of this artist, recognised as a pop icon of Mexican culture (Palacio Neptuno. 17 Dec-29 May).

An exhibition paying tribute to the American director and looking back at his films (Círculo de Bellas Artes. 21 Dec-8 May).

An exhibition with large format works that are presented like a rock concert (WiZink Center. February 2022).

An exhibition devoted to the Valencian artist’s paintings of children and families (Sorolla Museum. 1 Feb-19 Jun).

An unprecedented experience that offers a close-up look at the incredible works of art that adorn the Sistine Chapel to scale (Moda Shopping Mall. From 4 February).

Exhibition featuring the most important works created by the German architect (Museo ICO. 9 Feb-8 May).

First "complete" presentation of the photographic work produced by this artist responsible for iconic and emblematic images (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall . 11 Feb-8 May).

Exploring the presence of French art in Spain over a prolonged period, focusing on the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 11 Feb-8 May).

An exhibition featuring great pieces by the American artist from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s (Palacio de Santa Bárbara. 12 Feb-5 Jun).

Immersive museum experience commemorating 500 years since the first round-the-world voyage (Espacio Ibercaja Delicias. Wednesdays to Sundays. 15 Feb-30 Apr).

An exhibition of 60 works that showcase the painter’s facet as a portrait artist (San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. 16 Feb-15 May).

The artist's first individual show in Madrid for a decade, exhibiting eleven photographs and her film 7 deaths about the life of Maria Callas (La Nave Sánchez-Ubiria. 16 Feb-19 Mar).

An exhibition with more than 250 pieces that explores the relationships and influences between fashion and cinema (CaixaForum Madrid. 18 Feb-5 Jun).

An exhibition that brings together various pieces from the institution’s collections (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. 23 Feb-25 Sept).

Large format immersive production based on KLIMT's work (MAD - Madrid Digital Arts. Immersive Experience Centre. From 4 March).

An exhibition with the fragments that are preserved of this impressive mural (Prado Museum. 8 Mar-12 Jun 2022).

An exhibition that brings together the most representative creations of this pictorial technique (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 16 Mar-22 May).

Exhibition that explores the development and exchange in the first half of the 20th century between obsolete and anti-technological graphic media (Reina Sofia Museum. 23 Mar-29 Aug).

A collection of ephemeral constructions about location and natural cycles (The Glass Palace. 8 Apr-4 Sept).

An exhibition on the production, history, and conceptualisation of the ninth art (CaixaForum Madrid. 20 May-28 Aug).

The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding a new edition with a programme that addresses current social issues (Various locations. Jun-Sept 2022).

An exploration of the artist's production, intermingling pictorial records, rule systems, and graphic signs (Velázquez Palace. 3 Jun-19 Sept).

Retrospective on the North American painter, one of the key figures in the history of 20th century American art (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 14 Jun-11 Sept 2022).

A collection from the British Museum that explores the idea of mummification in Ancient Egypt (CaixaForum Madrid. 13 Jul-30 Oct).

An exhibition exploring the relationship between the two artists (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 11 Oct 2022-15 Jan 2023).

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