Exhibitions in Madrid

  • Retrato de la reina Ana de Austria. 1573. Óleo sobre lienzo, 86 x 67,5 cm.

December highlights

Travel to ancient Egypt through this exhibition that reconstructs the burial chambers found by Howard Carter in 1922 (Espacio 5.1 - IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. 23 Nov-19 Apr).

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).

An exhibition comprising almost one hundred works by members of the renowned family of painters (Gaviria Palace. 7 Oct-12 Apr).

The largest international exhibition on the history and culture of video games (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. Till 31 May).

An exhibition on the legacy of one of the most important Italian portrait painters of the turn of the 20th century. (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).


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 2020).

Step inside Westeros and the lands beyond for an up-close and personal look at authentic props, costumes and set decorations from the hit HBO series. (Espacio 5.1 at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. Till 15 March).

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).

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. Until the end of December 2020).

An exhibition made up of more than three hundred drawings by the painter from Aragon  (Prado Museum. Till 16 February).

An exhibition comprising eleven 19th-century works donated to the museum by a German businessman living in Madrid (Prado Museum. Until 12 January).

A monographic exhibition dedicated to the indecipherable American photographer, best known for her black and white pictures of the female form.(Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 3 Oct-5 Jan).

A pioneering exhibition in the world that displays works in digital format (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. 11 Oct-23 Feb 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).

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).

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

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

The world’s most visited multimedia exhibition focusing on the work of the Dutch painter returns to the city with new things (Círculo de Bellas Artes. 26 Dec-18 Feb).

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

  • Beckmann, Lempicka, Banksy, Leonardo Da Vinci, Jaume Plensa, H.C. Westermann, Balthus, Toulouse-Lautrec, Fra Angelico, Auschwitz...

    Must-see exhibitions in 2019
  • La Anunciación. Fra Angelico. 1425 - 1426. Oro y temple sobre tabla. 194cm x 194cm.


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