What To Do, music, art and theatre events around the province

José María Córdoba
José María Córdoba
  • The pandemic is still causing some cancellations and all events have special measures in place to restrict numbers and maximise safety.


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. Until end of the summer Sat and Sun, 11am - 2pm only. La Huerta, C/Convento.

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.

Diego Ruíz Cortés

Fuengirola. Until 25 September. Casa de la Cultura, Avda Juan Gómez ‘Juanito’, 12. Open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm (also 5pm to 10pm from 16 September).

The exhibition 60 Years of Painting explores the evolution of the work of Diego Ruiz Cortés (Seville, 1930-2009).

Pepa Caballero

Malaga. Until 12 September. Estudio de Ignacio del 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:

Fernando Clemente

Malaga Sala Coracha, behind the Museo del Patrimonio Municipal.

Around sixty works created over the last fifteen years by Fernando Clemente entitled I Love Pintura.

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.

Temporary exhibitions.The two temporary exhibitions currently held at the museum are Rompiendo el Silencio. El cine Mudo en Rusia (Breaking the Silence. Silent Film in Russia) and Andrèi Tarkovsky. Maestro del Espacio (Mast of Space). Andrèi Tarkovsky was one of the most influential Russian artists of the 20th century and forerunner of innovative techniques in the cinema of the time. In conjunction with this exhibition is a series of silent movies, with some of the most iconic Russian, Italian and American films available until 4 April 2021.

Annual exhibition. The current annual exhibition at the Russian museum 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 consisting of 163 works in a succession of rooms. Until April 2021.

Centro Pompidou

Malaga. Muelle Uno.

Nicolas de Staël

Born in St Petersburg in 1914 but exiled in France, Staël exhibited for the first time in 1944. His abstract works reflect an austere and sombre time which gradually incorporate more light and colour towards 1952 when he adopted a more figurative style of painting.

From Miró to Barceló. The semi-permanent exhibition is entitled De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español. (A century of Spanish art). 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.

Charo Carrera. Until March 2021. The main staircase in the Centro Pompidou is the site for the painting Si yo, Si tú by veteran artist Charo Carrera

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo


Nan Goldin. Until 25 October. American artist Nan Goldin is the author of a sequence of video clips entitled Siren in Espacio 5 of the gallery.

Bosco Sodi. From 4 September to 6 December. Ergo Sum is

Bosco Sodi, CAC

Bosco Sodi, CAC

the first solo exhibition by Bosco Sodi in Spain. It consists of 30, large, black,

monochromatic paintings and several golden sculptures.

Philippe Pasqua. From 11 September until 29 November. El Lado Oscura is the title of this exhibition which encompasses 40 works completed by artist Philippe Pasqua over the last 30 years. It includes large format paintings, drawings and sculptures. The majority of the pieces portray faces and nudes of disabled children, transgender persons, prostitutes and members of his own family.

Thyssen Museum

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

Toulouse-Lautrec. 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.

Masks. Metamorphosis of Modern Identity. The new season’s exhibition running until 10 January 2021 consists of over 100 works by national and international 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.

Charo Carrera

Malaga. Until 22 October. Sala Alfajar, C/Císter.

El Legado de Egeria (The Legacy of Egeria) is an exhibition by artist Charo Carrera. Egeria (Etheria or Aetheria) was a Hispanic aristocrat whose letters to friends telling of her trips around the world are some of the earliest of their kind, written in the fourth century. A fragment of her ‘Itinerarium ad Loca Sancta’ is kept in the library in Arezzo, Italy. The artist pays tribute to this woman, to her spirit of adventure and curiosity.

Malaga Fashion Week

Malaga. 12, 13 September, Gran Hotel Miramar, de Málaga.

Malaga Fashion Week

Malaga Fashion Week

The Pasarela Larios (Larios Catwalk) will be held in the Gran Hotel Miramar this year with restricted numbers of attendees and strict safety measures due to the pandemic. The event will be available to view live on

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. More information call:952062069 or email:

Ángeles Caídas

Malaga. Until 20 September. Archivo Municipal, Alameda Principal, 23.

Artists Paco Aguilar, Pilar Bandres, David Burbano, Carmen Campos, Pablo Caro Revidiego, Juanjo Fuentes, Isabel Garnelo, María Gkaliata, Julia Holtman, Mister Kaikus, Ismael Kachtihi, Roy Laguna, Marta O Nilsson., Eryk Pall, Cayetano Romero, Javier Roz, Tina Sánchez, Sara Sarabia, Cristina Savage and Marta Troya have collaborated to present this exhibition of their work which includes canvases, ceramics, videos and photographs.

Enrique Brinkmann

Malaga. Until 5 January 2021. Casa Gerald Brenan, C/Torremolinos, Churriana.

Artist Enrique Brinkmann has an exhibition of 12 of his works entitled Estrellas para Brenan, Obra Gráfica, a personal tribute to the writer. Brinkmann has exhibited in the MOMA in New York as well as many other museums and art galleries around the world.

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.

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.


Museo del Patrimonio Municipal


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


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


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.

Museo Arqueologíco


Tuesdays to Fridays, 8am - 3pm. The old Town Hall.

The archaeology museum of Estepona is located in the old Casa Consistorial (town hall).

Museo Automoilístico y de la Moda


Mondays to Sundays, 10am - 7pm. Avda Sor Teresa Prat, 15.

The museum includes vintage vehicles and motor cycles from the end of the nineteenth century and incredible examples of haute couture from some of the biggest fashion houses.


Chamber Music Festival

Estepona. Plaza del Reloj. 8.30pm.

13 September. Cuarteto Tobía perform as part of the Classical 2020 CIEC International Chamber Music Festival. Liliya Makarova, violin; Kameliya Naydinova, violin; Irina Yonkova, viola; Sergio Gómez, cello.

20 September. Trío Pompeo perform as part of the Classical 2020 CIEC International Chamber Music Festival. Liliya Makarova, violin; Irina Yonkova, viola; Sergio Gómez, cello.

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. 17, 18 September.

Conducted by José María Moreno, the orchestra will be playing compositions by Ravel and H Berlioz.

Terral de Málaga

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes.

A total of 16 concerts will take place including jazz, R&B, hip hop, rock, pop and flamenco. Tickets are onsale now and cost 12€ per concert.

More information and tickets:

13 September, 8pm. Berna Perles, soprano with Rubén Fernández Aguirre.

Berna Perles

Berna Perles

14 September, 8pm. Alicia Tamariz Sextet.

15 September, 8pm. The Beatles Songbook.

19 September, 8pm. Julia Martín.

21 September, 8pm. Anachronic.

25 September, 8pm. Dry Martina.

29 September, 8pm. Ernesto Aurignac and Moíses P Sánchez.

30 September, 8pm. Suzette & More

International Chamber Music Festival

Malaga. 23 - 27 September.

The Echegaray Theatre, Museo Pompidou and Museo Ruso de San Petersburgo will be the venues for a series of concerts and recitals. The five concerts themed on ‘Málaga Clasica’ will take place in the theatre while the recitals, showcasing young talent, will take place in the Pompidou and Russian museums. More information and tickets:,

Movie Score Málaga (MOSMA)

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes.

12 September, 8.30pm. The Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra plays some of Spain’s greatest film scores


Joven Orquestra Barroca

Malaga. La Malagueta bull ring.

11 September, 9pm. Conducted by Barry Sargent, the orchestra will play Vivaldi’s Concerto for two violins´and cello as well as Concertos 1-4 of The Four Seasons. Tickets

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.

Alhautor Festival

Alhaurín de la Torre . 11 September. Finca El Portón.

A total of eight concerts by well-known Spanish musicians including El Kanka, Arco and Annie B will take place during the summer. Places are limited. Tickets on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices.

Theatre and Dance

Magical Nights at the La Concepción Botanical Gardens

Malaga 11 September, 9.30pm. El Jardín Botánico La Concepción.

Theatrical presentation of “Jardín Botánico: El origen” which tells the story of the history of the gardens (in Spanish). 18€ adults, 15€ concessions. Guided nocturnal visits 17 September from 9.30pm for 7.50€. Reservations: 951926180 (limited places).

Charity events

La Cala de Mijas Lions' President's Luncheon

La Cala de Mijas. 20 September, 1.30pm. Miraflores Golf Club. 35€.

A glass of cava on arrival, three course meal with vegetarian and gluten free options and half bottle of wine pp. Music by Mark T Connor with Neil Diamond Tribute. Tickets from Lions shop in C/Torremolinos, La Cala de Mijas.

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer

Torre del Mar. 18 September, 8.15pm. San Andrés, Parish Church.

Tel.952 543 334 or email:

Lux Mundi Grand Sale

Fuengirola. 16 - 19 September, 10am - 3pm. Calle Nueva 3.

Everything must go, kitchen ware, furniture, electric heaters and fans, other electrical goods, toys, books, CDs and DVDs, golf clubs andChristmas decorations. The boutique will also be open.

Lux Mundi Grand Prayer Meetings

Fuengirola. September.

16 September, 7.45pm. Taizé Prayer at the Parish Church Nuestra Señora del Carmen.

25 September, 8pm. Special ecumenical prayer in Malaga Cathedral for the victims of the pandemic.

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.