Turismo Madrid

Turismo Madrid. Summer essential exhibitions

Below you will find a new list so that you can enjoy art without leaving our region. Magic, art, history and fantasy are masterfully combined in this list that once again... you can't miss it!

Marc Pataut. First Attempts

On the third floor of the Sabatini building, we can enjoy this retrospective, dedicated to the French artist, until 27th August. Organized by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, it brings together 300 photographs and graphic works that the photographer took collaboratively between 1981 and 2001 to highlight the reality of socially disadvantaged groups in his country.

Monet/ Boudin
Don't miss the monographic exhibition that will take place at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum from 26 June to 30 September, in which we will discover the relationship between the great impressionist painter Claude Monet (Paris, 1840 - Giverny, 1926) and his master Eugène Boudin (Honfleur, 1824 - Deauville, 1898). 

Auschwitz. Not far away, not long ago
More than 600 original objects, mostly from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, tell the story of this concentration camp through an emotional tour of the Canal Art Exhibition Centre. After 7 years of intense work, this exhibition premiered worldwide on December 1st, and can be visited until October 7th.

El templo de Abu Simbel. Ramsés, rey de reyes
The 'Jardín de la Vega' in Alcobendas is hosting this exhibition until next 31st July, which will transport us to Egypt for a few moments. Thanks to the Egyptian craftsman Hany Mostafa, we will be able to visit a detailed replica of the temple of Abu Simbel, declared a World Heritage Site and built around 1284 BC.

Common Ground
The Temporary Exhibition Hall of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo en Vidrio de Alcorcón -MAVA proposes to know Barry Wolfryd's work until September 7th. A unique opportunity to discover the work of this artist born in Los Angeles, naturalized Mexican. artista nacido en Los Ángeles y naturalizado mexicano. 

Tesoros eléctricos
For its part, the National Archaeological Museum presents until 9 September, a set of splendid facsimiles of metal trousseaux from the Roman period made by means of electroplating, a system resulting from the surprising advances achieved in the 19th century in the field of electricity that allowed the exact reproduction of originals. Through 85 pieces, the exhibition combines the world of classical antiquity with the ultramodern inventions of the Industrial Revolution century. 

Players. Magnum photographers come to play
The third floor of the Espacio Fundación Telefónica will host this exhibition until 16th September, which shows the most playful, approachable and carefree side of the photographers of the prestigious agency Magnum. Through nearly 200 images in black and white and colour, we will learn about the most iconic photographs of the twentieth century, by 46 photographers. Parallel to the exhibition, the Espacio has organised a programme of complementary activities open to all types of public, such as guided visits, workshops and competitions.

El siglo soviético: Fotografía rusa del Archivo Lafuente (1917-1972)
In the Sala Picasso of the Círculo de Bellas Artes, you will be able to see until 16th September the collection 'Russian Vanguard and Soviet Realism from the Lafuente Archive' made up of more than eight hundred photographs from 1917 to 1972, a fundamental testimony to understanding the Russian history of the 20th century. 

Lorenzo Lotto. Portraits
From 19 June to 20 September, the Prado Museum, in collaboration with the National Gallery of London, will dedicate an exhibition to one of the most fascinating and unique artists of the Italian Cinquecento, Lorenzo Lotto.

Jochen Lempert
The Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo will be hosting this exhibition dedicated to the work of this German artist from 25 May to 23 September. To do that, the museum will bring together a selection of images that range from everyday views to compositions that tend towards abstraction.

La colina de los tigres dientes de sable
The Regional Archaeological Museum inaugurates the first monographic exhibition on the sites of Cerro de los Batallones. Through fossils, animal and landscape reconstructions, videos or models, we will move to Madrid 9 million years ago. On Saturdays and Sundays by prior reservation on telephone 918796666, you can take part in the guided visits. 

Espacio Miró
Completing our listing, we propose you to know this new space located in the Fundación MAPFRE Recoletos Exhibition Hall. It is a permanent exhibition with sixty-five works by Joan Miró, from different collections, and four sculptures and an oil painting by Alexander Calder, which allow us to tour the career of one of our most representative and universal artists of the twentieth century.


Image credits:
Claude Monet
La playa en Trouville
Óleo sobre lienzo. 38 x 46,5 cm
The National Gallery, London. Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1924