Turismo Madrid

Turismo Madrid. Winter 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!

El templo de Abu Simbel. Ramsés, rey de reyes
The 'Jardín de la Vega' in Alcobendas is hosting this exhibition until next month of 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. 

Visit until January 21st at the Wizink Center in Madrid, the largest private collection in Spain of the famous saga, where you can see their most significant pieces in real size. Immerse yourself in the Galaxy and live a unique experience with your favourite characters. Definitely not to be missed! 'May the force be with you'! 

Harry Potter. The Exhibition
For its part, Ifema surprises the unconditional fans of Harry Potter with this exhibition that due to its success has been extended until April 2nd. A unique opportunity to relive the favourite scenes from the movies, access the most popular locations and see first-hand hundreds of objects and artefacts used in the movies. Don't let them tell you! 

Daniel Canogar. Fluctuaciones
The Sala Alcalá 31, hosts this exhibition until 28 January 2018, in which the Madrid artist Daniel Canogar invites us, through 24 works, to reflect on the technological change in the complex digital world. Commissioned by Sabine Himmelsbach, the exhibition can be visited in group, and at the same time it will be possible to participate in intergenerational workshops, dynamic visits and talks with specialists. 

Dream or reality. The world of Giorgio de Chirico
Until18 February, CaixaForum Madrid will be presenting a retrospective that covers the main creative phases of the masterpiece of metaphysical art, considered the precursor of surrealism, Giorgio de Chirico, through paintings and sculptures made of terracotta and bronze. This socio-cultural centre offers us the possibility of attending different activities around the exhibition, such as the story-telling coffee, guided tours or conferences, among others.  

Telefónica Collection. Cubism(s) and Experiences of Modernity
Another exhibition that you can't miss is the one proposed by the Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, which is the result of an agreement with Fundación Telefónica. Thus, since last 22nd November, we can see in the Sabatini Building a selection of more than 70 works that show the great plurality of creative proposals generated by this artistic movement and which give rise to a wider reading about it. 

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 June 17th. 

Alphonse Mucha
The considered creator of Art Nouveau or Stile Liberty, Alphonse Mucha, was installed last October in the Palace of Gaviria. You still have time until February 25th to discover the talent of this artist through paintings, decorative works, jewellery and sketches for the design of the Boutique Fouquet. 

Fortuny (1838-1874)
The Prado Museum will be hosting until March 18th in the rooms A and B of the Jerónimos building, the first anthological exhibition dedicated by the Madrid art gallery to this 19th century Spanish artist of great international renown and who was a true renovator in all the fields of art that he cultivated. Thanks to this exhibition, which includes 169 works, some thirty of them from the Prado and the rest of the major collections and museums in Europe and the United States, we will travel through the different stages of his production as a painter, watercolorist, draftsman and engraver, including his facet as an antique collector, in close relationship with the search for quality, colour and light in his paintings. 

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:
Alphonse Mucha
Le stagioni: Estate
Serie di quattro pannelli decorativi.
Litografía en color, 103x54 cm ciascuna.
© Mucha Trust 2016