Exhibitions in Madrid

  • Visiones del mundo hispánico. Tesoros de la Hispanic Society, Museo y Biblioteca

may highlights

The violence and horror of war in the work of the genius from Málaga (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 4 September).

Collective exhibition featuring representative works of this return to artistic classicism (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 25 Feb-4 Jun).

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 (Gaviria Palace. Till 25 June).

Tribute to a technology that changed the way of portraying the world (Espacio Fundación Telefónica. Till 10 September).

Journey through the history of film and its relationship with the world of art (CaixaForum Madrid. 26 Apr-20 Ago).

Last chance

A carefully-selected group of over 60 works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest that includes paintings by Dürer and Raphael (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Till 28 May).

The first full retrospective dedicated to one of the most internationally acclaimed Spanish architects (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 4 Apr-11 Jun).

The history of modern magic told through the life of the most famous magician of all time (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. Till 28 May).

Last chance

A retrospective of the German-American artist who was a key figure of the avant-garde (Juan March Foundation. Till 28 May).

Retrospective of two key artists in European avant-garde (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 18 September).

First great retrospective of the Californian photographer following his death (Mapfre Foundation. Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall. Till 4 June).

The lesser-known India in the eye of Cristina García Rodero (CaixaForum Madrid. Till 28 May).

A big selection of key works by a fundamental Catalan artist, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth (CaixaForum Madrid. 8 Mar-11 Jun).

Journey through the brief and provocative artistic production by the eccentric artist from New Jersey (Reina Sofia Museum. 30 May-25 Sept).

Exhibition focusing on Art et Liberté, a surrealist collective of artists based in Egypt (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 28 May).

Coming in 2017
  • The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 20th edition (31 May-27 August).

    PHotoEspaña 2017
  • Complete journey through the career of this Slovenian artistic group which has come to Spain for the first time ever (Reina Sofia Museum. 28 Jun-8 Jan 2018).

    NSK from Kapital to Capital
  • Joint exhibition with major works by Renaissance painters (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 20 Jun-24 Sept).

    Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting
  • NSK desde El Kapital al Capital
  • El Renacimiento en Venecia. Triunfo de la belleza y destrucción de la pintura
  • Photography, painting, sculpture... The arts have found their niche in Madrid's leading museums and exhibition halls (May - August 2017).

    Madrid is Culture (PDF)
  • Madrid Culture. Art exhibitions calendar May-August 2017
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2017 Events Calendar
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  • In 2017, Madrid is the international capital of diversity with the celebration of the great world LGTB Pride festival (23 June-2 July).

    World Pride Madrid 2017