Turismo Madrid

Exposiciones de verano imprescindibles

With the new season, new exhibitions are coming. In the list below, we propose some of the most interesting ones. Let's start!

Magnum: The observed body
The Sala Mateo Inurria 2 of Fundación Canal is hosting this exhibition until March 28, 2021, which features more than 130 images by 14 prestigious photographers from the Magnum Photos agency, highlighting the human body as a form of expression. 

Guests. Fragments on women, ideology and plastic arts in Spain (1833-1931)
From October 6 to March 14, 2021, the Museo Nacional del Prado will use this exhibition to show the role of women in the Spanish art system in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the place they occupied in society.

Miradas y Resistencias
With the aim of making society conscious of the need to protect cultural heritage, last February the exhibition 'Miradas y Resistencias' began, which can be seen until 24 May 2021 in the National Museum of Natural Sciences. The exhibition includes more than 50 drawings made in ink and pencil that show different species of Iberian fauna and examples of the museum, by the Cantabrian artist, Nacho Zubelzu.

Mythological Passions
From March 2 to April 4, the Museo Nacional del Prado will be showing “Mythological Passions”, a new exhibition that brings together 29 works by the great European painters Titian, Veronese, Allori, Rubens, Ribera, Poussin, Van Dyck and Velazquez.
A unique exhibition in collaboration with other major museums, the National Gallery in London, the Nationals Galleries in Edinburgh and the Isabella Stewart Gardner in Boston, which will bring together for the first time the six mythological paintings painted by Titian for Felipe II.

The Kindly Cruelty
At the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía you can see, until April 12th, the exhibition "The Kindly Cruelty", which shows the years of career of the engineer León Ferrari. A walk through his most outstanding works including sculptures, writings and drawings. 

Anna Eva-Bergman
Come to the Reina Sofia Museum in Retiro Park, Palacio de Velazquez until May 17 and enjoy, free of charge, the exhibition "From North to South, Rhythms" by Norwegian Anna Eva-Bergman. In it you will be able to observe incredible ways of representing landscapes. 

Objects of Desire
"Objects of Desire" shows us a set of design pieces and surrealist artworks. A dialogue where surrealism and design converge, which you can enjoy at CaixaForum until March 21. 

Tomoko Yoneda
From February 9th to May 9th, the Mapfre Foundation in Recoletos will host an exhibition of Tomoko Yoneda's photography. A tour through her work in which he discovered that images could transmit more than words. 

Alexei Von Jawlensky. "The Landscape of the Face"
"The Landscape of the Face" is presented as an exhibition that reviews the career of Russian painter Alexei Von Jawlensky, one of the main protagonists of the expressionist movement. From February 9th to May 9th enjoy it at the Mapfre Foundation in Recoletos.

"Banksy. The Street is a Canvas."
Until May 9th, the Círculo de Bellas Artes is in charge of hosting the "street art" works of this controversial and mysterious British street artist. "The Street is a Canvas" brings together more than 50 works by Banksy, with which he deals with issues such as social criticism, culture and ethics. 

Daniel Devoto
The Lázaro Galdiano Museum is showing a set of editions by the Argentinean Daniel Devoto until 21 March. The exhibition "A small great publisher" is divided into four chapters where different works by the artist are shown. 

Concepción Arenal: "The Humanist Passion (1820-1893)"
Enjoy the exhibition "Concepción Arenal: The Humanist Passion" for free at the National Library until April 4th. A biographical tour of the artist's life, which narrates her fundamental role in the history of Spanish culture and how she became the most relevant thinker of the 19th century. 

"Madrid 1862-1920: Galdós, Story of a New Urban Landscape"
Until June 30th, the exhibition "Madrid 1862-1920: Galdós, Story of a New Urban Landscape" will be on display at the Madrid History Museum, free of charge, and can be enjoyed through a virtual immersion experience in the history of our city. Through paintings, photographs, postcards and posters, visitors are taken on a journey through Madrid's past. 

"Under the Surface (Fears, Monsters, Shadows)"
The Conde Duque Contemporary Culture Center is hosting, until April 11th, the exhibition "Under the Surface (Fears, Monsters, Shadows)" where the current health situation and the consequences it has had on society are reflected. 

"Afrotopia"
The exhibition "Afrotopia" shows a collection of photographs taken by young people from Mali, Senegal and Niger, showing the role of Africa in the world's globalization. You can visit it for free at the National Museum of Anthropology until May 30th. 

"Marilyn Monroe: 50 photo shoots by Milton H. Greene"
The traveling exhibition "Marilyn Monroe: 50 photographic sessions by Milton H. Greene" will tour Madrid's main halls and cultural centers to show visitors snapshots of the iconic actress snapshots of the iconic actress. From March 15 to December 20, you will be able to contemplate the result of the photographic sessions with Milton H. Greene, one of the most important fashion and film photographers of the time.

Pérez Villalta. "Art as a labyrinth"
At the Sala Alcalá 31, during February 18 and until April 25 enjoy a free guided tour through the exhibition of the artist Pérez Villalta. "Guillermo Pérez Villalta. Art as a labyrinth" is a journey that forces the viewer to get lost among the works of the author, in an unconventional way. Through a labyrinth built in the room, visitors can learn about the works of Pérez Villalta without a linear route.

Image credits: Retrato_Marylin_revistaLook1953©Milton_H.Greene