Exhibitions in Madrid

  • 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).

  • All M.C. Escher works (c) 2017 The M.C. Escher Company - All rights reserved.

february highlights

An exhibition comprising drawings, pastel drawings and collages given by the Irish artist to the owner of the collection, Cristiano Lovatelli Ravarino, between 1977 and 1992. (Círculo de Bellas Artes - Sala Goya. Till 21 May).

Last chance

Commemorating the 300th anniversary of the King’s birth in art (Royal Palace. Till 31 March).

First major exhibition dedicated to Mattel’s famous doll, from its origins to the present day. (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. Till 2 May).

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

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

The alteration of the perception of what is real through the installations of the Argentinean artist (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. Till 23 April).

Exhibition focusing on Art et Liberté, a surrealist collective of artists based in Egypt (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 8 May).

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

The Santiago Cathedral sculptures by the Galician artist are exhibited together for the first time ever (Prado Museum. Till 24 April).

An exhibition about flamenco in the arts, from Cervantes to twenty-first-century urban art (Biblioteca Nacional - Sala Hipóstila. Till 2 May).

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

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).

First museum exhibition in Spain of one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 22 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).

Coming in 2017
  • Rafael Moneo
  • Visiones del mundo hispánico. Tesoros de la Hispanic Society, Museo y Biblioteca
  • Piedad y terror en Picasso. El camino a Guernica
  • Arte y Cine. 120 años de intercambios
  • Photography, painting, sculpture... The arts have found their niche in Madrid's leading museums and exhibition halls (January - April 2017).

    Madrid is Culture (PDF)
  • Folleto Madrid es Cultura. Agenda Exposiciones. Enero-abril 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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