(Español) La pintura realista de José Ramón Muro Pereg llega al Museo de Reproducciones Artísticas de Bilbao, dependiente de la Diputación Foral de Bizkaia y del Área de Cultura y Educación del Ayuntamiento de Bilbao. La muestra, que se inaugura este sábado 8 de marzo a las 11 horas, podrá visitarse en la segunda planta del museo hasta el próximo 21 de abril. Read more
The image of FANT, the Fantasy Film Festival, created by Koldo Serra, recovers an icon of the genre in its classic version to vindicate the ‘ universally terrifying ‘ and remember , in this 20th edition , the first editions of the festival, which also counted with posters designed by this director from Bilbao. The Festival will be held between 9 and 16 May. Read more
Sala Rekalde presents an exhibition by Taxio Ardanaz (Pamplona, 1978), included in the barriek 2014 programme which puts on show the works of artists who have been awarded Becas de Creación Artística from the Regional Council of Bizkaia. Read more
A delegation from Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, is visiting Bilbao today to establish cooperation links with Bilbao City Council and know the municipal strategy that has led Bilbao to become an international benchmark in urban, economic and cultural transformation. The delegation is led by the vice-mayor of Tbilisi, Sevdia Ugrekhelidze . Read more
The prestigious forum for discussion on culture “Forum d’ Avignon Bilbao” starts tomorrow in AlhóndigaBilbao to to discuss ‘The city as a cultural ecosystem ‘ with numerous personalities from the world of local, national and international culture. Read more
The best predictions have been met. USA National team, current World Champion and gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games, will play their games of the Preliminary Round of the FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2014 at the Bizkaia Arena (BEC!). NBA brightest stars will appear together with National Teams from Finland, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dominican Republic and Turkey. Read more
The History Archive of Euskadi has been built on the site presently occupied by the Vesga Building, at 3 Maria Diaz de Haro Street in Bilbao. Measuring 20 m. in width between dividing walls, and with the site being located on quite a long street, the decision was taken to augment the perception of the building by means of a bent glass wavy façade to accentuate its position and break up the face flatness of the rest of the street. Read more
Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto’s pieces (Rio de Janeiro, 1964) have been created so that they may be penetrated, inhabited, felt, and even smelled, allowing viewers to experience their own bodies, feelings, and minds through the works of art. Neto has commented: “What we have in common is more important than what makes us different.” Read more
ARTESHOP is a competition that is in its fourth edition and which originated in 2011 in a pioneering initiative by the CIB (Innovative Businesses of Bilbao). Specifically, students in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the UPV-EHU, between June 5 – 15, will have the opportunity to exhibit their works of art, made expressly for the occasion, in unusual spaces, such as Bilbao stores, which in turn allows them to be covered by a large audience. Read more
Under the title ‘Beethoven and Brahms. Meeting in Bilbao’, the Festival, organized by Bilbao 700 Foundation and sponsored by Bilbao City Council, comes back to Euskalduna on March 7, 8 and 9. The 13th edition of Musika-Música offers the public a unique opportunity to enjoy Beethoven’s and Brahms’ genius. Read more
The ninth edition of Bilbao BBK announces five new artists. One of the leading headliners are Foster The People, indie pop band with psychedelic influences that was built around the figure of Mark Foster, Mark was first know for his album ‘Torches’ (2011) and, most of all, for his single ‘Pumped Up Kicks’. Read more
For the seventh year in a row, AlhondibaBilbao will organize Gutun Zuria (White Letter) 2014, Bilbao International Literature Festival. This year it will be held from March 27 to April 6 under the title ‘Frontier Stories’. Read more
The prestigious economic newspaper Financial Times has placed Bilbao as the fourth city in Southern Europe in a ranking established to measure the interest of foreign direct investment in these cities. In the whole continent, Bilbao ranks ninth among medium-sized cities (200,000 to 750,000). Read more
(Español) La Fundación Bilbao Arte Fundazioa acoge la iniciativa cinematográfica de carácter internacional Future Shorts sumándose así a una propuesta que en estos momentos tiene lugar en espacios como los Riverside Studios de Londres, el Cinema Jenin de Palestina, el Ozen Bar de Tel Aviv, el Art Loung de Beirut, en las Vodoo Hop-Trackers Towers de Sao Paulo, la Filmoteca de Catalunya, la Cineteca Matadero de Madrid, el Nafazi Art Space de Tanzania, la Traffic Gallery de Dubai, y el Studio Oviunculari de Estambul entre otros. Read more
02-18-14 - 05-19-14. The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.
Produced by the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Markus Lüpertz. 1963–2013 showcases 91 works by painter and sculptor Markus Lüpertz, produced during a prolific 50-year career. In that time he has established himself as one of the foremost artists of his generation. Read more
(Español) Arranca la XV edición de “BILBAO DISTRITO JAZZ” que cuenta con la participación de de importantes músicos del género.
El primero de los conciertos tendrá lugar este viernes, 28 de febrero de 2014, en el Conservatorio de Música J.C. Arriaga, y correrá a cargo del quinteto The Wild Bunch.
The exposition ‘UNDER CONSTRUCTION’ at BilbaoArt starts the II Edition of the “Bilbao Santander so close” cultural days
It is an exhibition of 12 works from several fields done during the last ten years by artists related to Cantabria: Javier Arce, Jorge Cembranos, José Cobo, Antonio Díaz Grande, Tamara García, Arancha Goyeneche, Daniel Gutiérrez Adán, Raúl Hevia, Sonia Higuera, Juan López, Gloria Pereda and Manuel F. Saro. They are not part of an homogenic group, however, all of them share the same spatial and temporal context. Read more
Bilbao-Bizkaia tourist offer will attend ITB Berlin 2014, March 5-9. This is promotional campaignto reinforce the presence of Bizkaia Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council in the European and worl market. Boith institutions, aware of the strength of the leading fair in international tourism industry, will show a wide offer that fits with the latest trends: culture and traditions, gastronomy and wine tourism, sea and nature. Read more
Once Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan opened the new season of ’365 Jazz Bilbao’, Gregory Porter is the next guest star in these series organized by Bilbao 700 Foundation. Gregory Porter is considered to be one of the most brilliant voices in the current jazz scene and the Grammy that has just won as best jazz vocalist for his album ‘Liquid Spirit’ confirms this fact. Read more
(Español) Articulada en torno a la noción de identificación y reconocimiento la muestra plantea un recorrido por la producción reciente del artista. Esta acción –la acumulación de materiales producidos en los últimos años- bascula entre la práctica tradicional de la exposición monográfica y las dinámicas de creación de valor de mercado. Read more