May, 18, 2022
Madrid has celebrated International Museum Day on 18 May every year since 1977. Once again, the Spanish capital becomes a perfect stage for this event due to its extensive cultural offer, the numerous artistic exhibitions and a long list of important museums.
May, 18, 2022
Many of the museums in the city plan special events and offer free entry to celebrate this day. Did you know that the Prado Museum is among the top-10 most highly rated museums in the world? Make the most of a special day to visit this iconic museum, which houses pieces by Velázquez, Goya and El Greco. You could also head over to the Reina Sofía Museum to see its exhibitions of pieces by numerous Spanish and international artists, or rediscover the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and its wonderful permanent collections, among others.
For this occasion, art lovers have another good reason to stop off at the Galería Canalejas Food Hall because the artist Felipao will be displaying his work at the Gastrofestival, an event that combines culture and gastronomy. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity!
Fashion is another form of artistic expression that is appreciated by many. Visit the boutiques at Galería Canalejas to discover unique pieces and creations produced with the utmost care and attention to detail.
Celebrate International Museum Day by visiting the museums in the Spanish capital and complete your cultural experience with a stop at Galería Canalejas to enjoy art in all its forms.
Galería canalejas, open every day at Calle Alcalá, 12.
1. Felipao, Speedy 2. Galería Canalejas 3. CaixaForum Madrid 4. Sala Alcalá 31 5. Felipao, Meninas 6. Museo Reina Sofía 7. Food Hall Galería Canalejas