Hot news about cool stuff going on in Madrid (and other places nearby).
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Escher exhibit in Madrid at Palacio de Gaviria! M.C. Escher, the Dutch artist who did mostly (if not all) black and white optical illusion drawings is showing at an old palace in central Madrid, formerly nightclub / restaurant and now apparently re-opened as an exhibit venue. Exhibit opened in February, I’ve seen long lines on weekends during the day so pick your time to go. When and where: Until June 25, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sun10am – 8pm, Fri, Sat 10am – 9pm. Palacio de Gaviria, calle Arenal 9, metros Sol and Opera. Historical building, no elevator up to first floor where exhibit is showing. Tickets 12 euros. Get more info and how to get tickets in advance: http://eschermadrid.com/
Espacio Miró Permanent display of sixty-five pieces by Joan Miró (1893 – 1983) plus sculptures and a painting by Alexander Calder, all in new exhibit venue at Fundacion Mapfre. Free when buying ticket for other exhibits (3 euros). Where and when: Paseo Recoletos 23. Monday 2-8pm, Tues – Sat 10am – 8pm. Sundays and holidays 11am – 7pm. Last access: 30 minutes before closing