It is becoming more common every day to see art interact with technology in a wider variety of ways. Today is 360-degree art experiences; last summer Los Girasoles of Van Gogh were displayed throughout the world using this technology, it managed to gather five paintings located in several museums of the world, a true virtual […]
A few meters away from Paseo del Prado and at the top of the hill of San Blas is the Royal Observatory of Madrid, which was promoted by King Charles III, from which we celebrate in this course (2016-2017) the centenary of its birth. Guided tours are from Friday to Sunday at different times of […]
Ready to enjoy contemporary art museum? Come to the world renown Reina Sofia Art Center The Reina Sofía Art Center is world famous and is located in a former hospital. It is a museum of Modern Art with a varied and fascinating collection of Spanish Art of the 20th century, from Picasso to Solana. This […]
Traditionally, February is the coldest winter month in Madrid. Nevertheless, the locals do not leave their lively lifestyle and go every day to take their usual tapas or a beer. Each month, the city of Madrid has much to offer, especially in its cultural agenda. Madrid Museums Nothing better for a cold afternoon than enjoying an exhibition […]
Most of the people that comes to visit Madrid is looking to enjoy the amazing art collections hosted in Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia Museum. Nevertheless, there are many interesting museums outside of the Golden Triangle. Let’s take a look to our list of the best museums in Madrid. CaixaForum Madrid This formed […]
The Marlborough Gallery was founded in 1946 by two of the best-known men in the artistic sphere of London, Frank Lloyd and Harry Fisher. In the 50’s it became one of the World’s most popular galleries, catapulting an expansion of the brand with the opening in New York, Tokyo and Paris headquarters.
Marlborough Galleries in Madrid was opened in 1989 with a major exhibition on Francis Bacon. Nowadays, this institution shows one of the best monographs and collective exhibits in the city. They alternate ongoing work of its artist’s exhibitions with its permanent collections. Currently Marlborough Madrid represents international artists as: Alfonso Albacete, Pablo Armesto, Juan José Aquerreta, Martín Chirino, Rafael Cidoncha, Alberto Corazón, Juan Correa, Carlos Franco, Manuel Franquelo, Juan Genovés, Luis Gordillo, Kcho, Abraham Lacalle, Francisco Leiro, Antonio López García, Blanca Muñoz, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Pelayo Ortega, David Rodríguez Caballero, Sergio Sanz, Manolo Valdés and Legado de Lucio Muñoz.
Currently on exhibition
Tadanori Yamaguchi: Confrontación. From October 23nd to November 29th.
Are you visiting Madrid in November, check our recommendations on What to do in Madrid in November.
Orfila, 5. 28010 Madrid.
Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Marlborough Galleries Madrid is just a few minutes away from Alonso Martinez subway station. This station serves line 4, 5 and 10 of Metro Madrid network.
Madrid Museums are full of art pieces, not only by the most famous Spanish painters but from the world best-known painters, sculptors and artist. If you are visiting the city only for a few days, this guide will save you some time while helping you know where the masterpieces of the most famous Spanish painters […]
If you like Impressionism, you will find many things to do in Madrid. Even if the capital of Spain didn’t have a great museum dedicated to this art, like the Orsay Museum in Paris, several galleries often organize exhibitions about this style. For instance, Fundacion Canal. This institution hosts the one called ‘Edgar Degas: Impresionistas en privado’ (Edgar Degas: Impressionists, privately) until May 4th.
In this exhibition, you have the chance to discover the private circles of some of the most important Impressionists and other famous artists in the 19th century, such as Ingres or Toulouse-Lautrec. Edgar Degas portrayed them using paper and pencil. This exhibition also shows more than 40 almost unknown paintings by Cezanne and other painters of the time.
Fundacion Canal is located in 2 Mateo Inurria Street, right in Plaza de Castilla, in northern Paseo de la Castellana. The nearest Metro Station is Plaza de Castilla (Lines 1, 9 and 10). The ticket is free. There are 2 hour guided tours available for families and kids, with a price of 5 euro each person.
The art of Picasso is a Madrid attraction in and of itself. Some of his paintings, like the Guernica and the Arlequin con Espejo, can be seen in the Reina Sofia Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. However, the Mapfre Foundation adds one more suggestion for the fans of this painter, an exhibition called ‘Picasso. En […]
In your list of Madrid places of interest, you should add the most famous monuments and museums, of course. For instance, the Royal Palace, the Prado Museum or the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Then, if you have enough time, you will also enjoy some museums that seem to be hidden because few tourists know they exist. […]