Sueños Etiopes, Malaga
Sueños Etiopes, Malaga

Open air concerts and exhibitions during the summer

  • Due to Covid restrictions some concerts are being held outside to facilitate social distancing and there is also an open-air exhibition of photographs in Calle Alcazabilla in Malaga


Museo del Patrimonio Municipal

Malaga. Tuesdays to Sundays 10am - 8pm. Avda de Cervantes 4.

With art collections from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century as well as artifacts, documents etc. relating to the economical, social and cultural development of the city of Malaga through the centuries.

Museo Interactivo de la Música

Malaga. Tuesdays to Sundays, 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Beatas, 15.

The museum holds workshops and has a varied display of instruments which recently included an exhibition of Aztec death whistles.

Museo de Málaga

Malaga. Tuesdays to Sundays, 9am - 3pm. Palacio de la Aduana.

The museum has an eclectic collection which includes art, sculpture and artefacts dating from prehistory up to the nineteenth century. Entry to the permanent collection is free to residents of the European Union but only in the morning.


Gallery Art Club

Fuengirola. Until 24 July. Calle Quemada. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11am - 2pm.

Exhibition of art works by Lars Hedin and Edom Alemu as well as Magga Nancy and Klas B. also on Facebook.

José María Córdoba

Fuengirola. Until 20 September. Museo de la Ciudad, C/María Josefa Larrucea.

The exhibition Odiseo consists of paintings and drawings created by José María Córdoba and influenced by James Joyce’s books.

Studio Exhibition

Gaucín. From 25 July until end of summer Sat and Sun, 11am - 2pm only. La Huerta, C/Convento.

Studio Exhibition, Gaucín

Studio Exhibition, Gaucín

Jennifer Waterhouse, Christine Spencer Green, Silvia Franco and Chris Klees show their work in their studios. The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, ceramic and photography.

Art Marbella

Marbella. From 24 September until 3 October. Palacio de Ferias y Congresos.

Art Marbella will be holding its sixth international modern and contemporary art fair. This year it will co-ordinating with Marbella Design for the first time.

Galería Yusto / Giner

Marbella. Until 10 September. La Ermita industrial estate, C/Madera, 9..

Before 1881 is an exhibition by Julio Anaya Cabanding. Open in August only by previous appt. Email: Call: 951507053

Francisco Martín Molina

Nerja. Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Pintada 27.

The exhibition of art by Francisco Martín Molina has re opened to the public. More information on Facebook: Exposición Francisco Martín, Calle Pintada.

Pepa Caballero

Malaga. Until 12 September. Estudio de Ignacio del

Pepe Caballero, Malaga.

Pepe Caballero, Malaga.

Río, C/Lorenzo 29..

The exhibition consists of colourful paintings by the late Granada artist Pepa Caballero.

Museo Revello de Toro

Malaga Closed Mondays. C/Afligidos.

Félix Revello de Toro is a distinguished Malaga artist. Around 117 of his works are on display in the museum which regularly holds workshops and art classes for children and adults etc. More information call:952062069 or email:

Diálogos con Picasso

Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga.

The exhibition Diálogos con Picasso. Colección 2020-2023 includes 120 works by the artist among which is the cubist sculpture Copa de absenta (1914) and the painting Susana y Los Ancianos (1955).

The Russian Museum

Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat.

The two temporary exhibitions currently held at the museum are Rompiendo el silencio. El cine mudo en Rusia and Andrèi Tarkovsky. Maestro del Espacio. The cinema has for for decades been a way for attracting audiences, either indoctrination or for recreational purposes. Russian silent films have become universal icons over time. The second exhibition is about Andrèi Tarkovsky, one of the most influential Russian artists of the 20th century. He was the forerunner of innovative techniques in the cinema of the time, refining editing to make films more dynamic. In conjunction with this exhibition will be a series of silent movies, with some of the most iconic Russian, Italian and American films available until 4 April 2021. The new annual exhibition features true-to-life works from the past three centuries. From still lifes of the 18th century to everyday scenes painted only a few months ago, the museum has created a tour consistings of 163 works in a succession of rooms. Until April 2021.

Tierra de Sueños

Tierra de Sueños, Malaga.

Tierra de Sueños, Malaga.

Malaga. Until 3 August. C/Alcazabilla, 8

Photographer Cristina García is exhibiting 40 photos she took during a trip to rural Anantapur. The images are mostly of women, children and the disabled that live in some of the poorest communities and are displayed on large screens next to the Alcazabilla in Malaga.

Gustav Klimt

Malaga. Until 31 July, 11am - 10pm every day. Muelle Uno.

An immersive multimedia experience which demonstrates the works of the Austrian artist through modern technology. Tickets: Find them on Facebook.

Centro Pompidou

Malaga. Muelle Uno.

The semi-permanent exhibition is entitled De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español. Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel were precursors of new ways of seeing and creating and their legacy still lives on. This chronological journey through a century of Spanish art shows that the generation of contemporary artists has kept alive the spirit of the avant-garde with extraordinary energy.

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo

Malaga. Until 23 August. C/Alemania.

The CAC Málaga reopened with an exhibition called Opus Nigrum by the Mallorca artist Pep Girbent. The display includes drawings and paintings inspired by film clips. The CAC also has an exhibition by Seville artist Juan Lacomba entitled Aqui A Lo Lejos consisting of 175 works on display until 30 August.

Thyssen Museum

Malaga. Until 13 September, 9.30 - 2.30pm. 7 - 9pm Tuesday to Friday. 9.30am - 9pm Saturday and Sunday. C/Compañía .

During a brief stay in a sanatorium, Henri Toulouse - Lautrec created 39 drawings in crayon about the circus. These works were conserved after his death by his friend Maurice Joyant and reproduced in two stages using a photographic technique in 1905 and 1931. The reproductions were bound in two folders entitled Au Cirque. Thirty-nine prints of these drawings are on display in the museum until 13 September. The museum also has a permanent exhibition of paintings by famous artists.

Cela - Picasso

Malaga. Until 4 October. Museo Casa Natal Picasso.

The exhibition entitled Trozo de Piel demonstrates the relationship between two geniuses, Pablo Picasso and Camilo José Cela. It consists of documents and photos symbolising the shared affinities and passions of the two friends.

Abrazo de Oso

Alhaurín de la Torre. Until mid-September. Weekdays 6-10pm except Mondays. Finca El Portón.

More than 20 artists from different countries have participated in the project Abrazo de Oso to create an exhibition presenting a diversity of styles with a theme of someone or something hugging an animal of their choice. The art is for sale and half the money raised will be donated to the Patitas Andaluzas and Equinac associations.

David Sancho

Alhaurín el Grande. Until September. Sala de Exposiciones, in the Municipal library.

Antequera artist David Sancho has travelled widely and has captured the colours of some of the countries he has visited on canvas. The exhibition includes works he completed after visits to Istanbul, Morocco and India as well as some of the Jardín Botánico La Concepción in Malaga and of his home town, Antequera.

18X2. Coleccionismo Institucional de Málaga

Antequera. Until 30 September. Tues - Sun 10am - 2pm and 7pm - 9.30pm. MAD, C/Diego Ponce 12.

The exhibition unites 36 works from the Diputación de Málaga and the Fundación Unicaja collections.


Jueves del Verano


Julia Martín

Julia Martín

30 July, 9pm Centro Pompidou. A concert by Malaga singer Julia Martín.

6 August, 9pm Museo Ruso. Proyecto Dasein with Miguel Ángel S Mirando (harp), Pablo Valero (flute) and Francisco Ruiz (viola) will play pieces by composers Borodin, Glinka, Dubois and Debussy.

13 August, 8pm Centro Pompidou. Proyecto Dasein accompanied by soprano Elena Garrido

Moraga Sound

Malaga. Until 30 August. Auditorio Playa Virginia, Auditorio Parque Héroes de la Batalla de Teatinos, Skate Park Rubén Alcántara, Auditorio Eduardo Ocón.

A series of concerts and dance performances including flamenco, funk, rock, jazz, hip hop, punk, folk, Indie and reggae organised by Malaga town hall.

Chamber music

Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga.

25 July, 8pm, 9.15pm Cuarteto con Fuoco play works by Astor Piazzola, Edith Piaf, The Beatles, Chick Corea and Maurice Ravel.


Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga.

24 July, 8pm, 9.15pm The Nacho Loring Trío.

The Hall

Malaga. Calle Héroe Sostoa.

1 August, 10pm. The Spanish Bee Gees tribute band reproduce the look, sound and vibe of the Gibb brothers. Tickets must be reserved in advance 10 euros.

The Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra


24 July, 9.30pm Patio of the Museo de Málaga.Members of the orchestra will play pieces by Mozart, Grieg and Dvorak.

31 July, 9.30pm Plaza del Santuario de la Victoria.Arturo Díez Boscovich will conduct the orchestra playing popular classics and symphonies by Mozart and Beethoven.

6 August, 9.30pm Patio of the Museo del Málaga..Members of the orchestra will play pieces by Schubert and Beethoven.

Málaga Gira

Malaga. From 25 July. Cortijo Torres municipal auditorium.

A series of rock, pop and flamenco concerts will take place from July to September. Information and

Noches de Gibralfaro

Camerata Malagaharmonía, Malaga.

Camerata Malagaharmonía, Malaga.

Malaga. Castillo de Gibralfaro.

24 July, 10pm La Insostenible Big Band.

25 July, 10pm Camerata Malagaharmonia. The string orchestra will play music by Elgar, Barber and Dvorak.

Information and tickets:

Starlite Festival

Marbella. From 30 July until 29 August. Nagüeles quarry.

A shortened version of the festival will include David bisbal, El Arrebato and Pablo López, flamenco performers Diego El Cigala, Miguel Poveda and Sara Baras as well as Spanish comedy duo Los Mornacos. Many of the original stars booked such as Tom Jones, Lionel Richie and Bonnie Tyler have been re-scheduled for 2021. Tickets and information: and El Corte Inglés.

La Costa de la Música

Marbella. Saturdays 10pm until 29 August. Auditorio del Parque de la Constitución. 5€.

The series of concerts include performances by África G.Project, Marcos Grimaldi & E-Gipsy, Pilar Estaban ‘LaPili’, Eneko Alberdi and la No Solo Blues Band, La Negra Mayté and Delola. Tickets:, at the box office (Tues-Sat 7-10pm) or call: 902646289


Fuengirola. Until 5 September. Castillo Sohail.

The Marenostrum ‘Edición Limitada’ festival offers more than 35 musical, cabaret and comedy performances. Find more information at

Acoustic July

Villanueva del Trabuco. 24, 31 July, 10.45pm. Plaza del Prado.

Every Friday evening in July there will be a live concert taking place in the Plaza del Prado (main square) in the village. or Facebook

Antequera Suena a Blues

Antequera. From 30 July until 1 August. Patios Municipal Town Hall..

The Lito Blues Band, The Blues Stompers, Richard Ray Farrell and the Kid Carlos Band are just fourr of the bands scheduled to perform at the festival. Free entry but very limited places. To book call: 952702233 / 674045174 Mon - Fri 11am - 1pm.

Festival Tendencias

Salobreña. 5, 6, 7 August. Auditorio Villa de Salobreña.

Tickets are on sale now for concerts by Kiko Veneno, the Solé Giménez Trío and Los Kikes.

Jazz On The Costa

Almuñécar. Until 25 July. Parque El Majuelo.

The 33rd edition of the international jazz festival held in Almuñécar. The full line-up of acts, start times and tickets can be found: or

Habana Vieja

Habana Vieja, Almuñécar.

Habana Vieja, Almuñécar.

Almuñécar. 31 July. Parque El Majuelo.

La Cochera Producciones present this concert with the Cuban band Habana Vieja.

Tango Malaga 2020

Malaga. 18, 19 September. Teatro Echegaray. 15€.

Osvaldo Jiménez and Proyecto Tamgú perform classic tango music and dance. or Call: 952 076262.

Conciertos en la Cuarto Fase

Granada. 9.30pm. Plaza de las Culturas, Centro Cultural Caja Granada.

24 July, 9.30pm. Antonio Aras and Fernando Alfaro.

25 July, 9.30pm. Cecilia Krull.

31 July, 9.30pm. Neuman.

7 August, 9.30pm. Fon Román.

8 August, 9.30pm. Arco.




Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga.

1 August, 8pm, 9.15pm ‘Jorge Pardo Trío.

8 August, 8pm, 9.15pm ‘Kiko Peña and David Arahal.

El Callejón

Mijas. 25 July, 10pm. Plaza del Bulevar, La Cala de Mijas. Free.

El Callejón flamenco group will be in concert.

Theatre and Dance

Magic and acrobatics

Mijas. 19 July, 10.30pm. Auditorio Municipal Miguel González Berral.

The illusionist Dani Danielo, acrobat Anthony Jones and juggler Manolo Carambolas present their new show. Free entry but limited spaces. Information:

Teatro Cervantes

Malaga. September.

4 September, 8pm. ‘Plaza de la Merced. El Espejo negro is a show with singing, dancing and acrobatics.

5 September, 10pm. ‘Facade of the theatre. Æthêr. De la oscuridad a la luz is performed by the REA Dance company high off the ground against the facade of the theatre.

6 September, 8pm. ‘Plaza de la Marina. The Rolabola Circus Company combines circus characters, acrobatics, theatre and rock.

Lorca y Granada

Los Jardines del Generalife

From 30 July until 29 August.

The first of a series of shows to be held in the gardens takes place on the 30, 31 July. It is called Tesela by Estrella Morente. It is followed by a flamenco dance show, ¡Viva! from 3 until 12 August (except 9 August) with the Manuel Liñán dance company. For more information, tickets etc:

Charity events

Mike Sterling Concert for Arch

Alhaurín el Grande.

7 August, 8.30pm. Hacienda Moreno. 15€.

Mike Sterling is well known for his West End performances in the much loved musicals The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Evita. Ticket price includes glass of cava and tapa. Tickets from the ARCH Centre, ARCH Charity Shop and Papeleria Cristina in Alhaurín el Grande, and the SOS Charity Shop in Coín. Reservations call: 656935613. Various coach pick up points from Marbella to Fuengirola, contact 616835000.

Music and comedy night


15 August, from 7pm. Centro Comercial Sotomarket, Local 3C. 15€.

The event is to raise money for the charities Fate Foods, Free Meals On Wheels, Feeding The Community and ADANA. Includes a free drink and tapa. Reservations: 603226099 .

Cruz Roja Concert


29 August, 6pm. Municipal Auditorium. 20€.

This five-hour Festival of Legends concert to raise funds for the Cruz Roja (Red Cross) will feature tributes to Bon Jovi, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Queen, The Bee Gees, Elvis and Tina Turner. There will be a bar and food. Limited seating. Tickets: El Corte Ingles and Eventbrite or call 609488572.

Visits and attractions

El Caminito del Rey


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.


Centro de la Prehistoria de Guadalteba


Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

Iglesia Rupestre Mozárabe Bobastro


Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

The Dolmens


Until 30 September, 9am - 3pm, 8 - 10pm. From 1 October until 31 December, 9am - 6pm. Closed Mondays with some exceptions.

The World Heritage site, the prehistoric Dolmens of Antequera. On 19 July the Menga Festival of Music and Light will take place at 10pm. Free entry. Reservations: or call 952712206 / 07 or 670945453

Alcazaba and Gibralfaro


Open from 9am -8pm. Last admittance at 7.15pm.

Numbers to both monuments are restricted during the lockdown.

Nerja Caves


Until 8 September 9.30am - 7pm.

Entry is restricted and family units must retain five metres between them. A thermal camera measures the temperature of every visitor and gloves and hand sanitiser is made available.

Ornithological park Loro Sexi


Open from 10am - 2pm, 6-9pm. C/Bikini, 1.

Just 100 metres from the Castillo San Miguel, the Loro Sexi park has held an important collection of exotic birds for over thirty years.

Parque Botánico-Orquidario


Tues - Fri, 9am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sat 10am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sun and bank holidays, 10am -2pm. Closed Mondays.

The orchidarium is on two levels and contains a huge variety of orchids, many of which will be in bloom this summer as well as other species that are found in the orchids' natural habitat.

Selwo Marina

10am - 6pm.

Masks must be worn throughout the route and limited numbers allowed in some of the spaces and activities.

Open air concerts and exhibitions during the summer