Vilató, Picasso Casa Natal Malaga / sur

Art shows and exhibitions currently on along the Costa del Sol and inland areas

Malaga's museums and galleries exhibit a selection of art from both local and international artists, from Old Masters' oil paintings to the most contemporary canvases and sculptures



Art Gaucín

Gaucín. Until 28 November. In the new Town Hall, C/Convento 156.

The Human Presence and the Vision of the Artist is the theme for this year’s edition of Art Gaucín, a collective exhibition by many international artists.

Tatiana Saulskaya

Estepona. Until 24 November. Casa de Las Tejerinas, Plaza de las Flores.

Transformación is the title of this exhibition by Russian artist Tatiana Ivanovna Pirogova Saulskaya..

Kjell Sporrong

Marbella.Until 17 October. Casa de Las Tejerinas, Plaza de las Flores.

Twenty-six works of various sizes and using different techniques by Swedish artist Kjell Sporrong.

Alexander Höller

Marbella.Until 30 November. Reiners Contemporary Art, Centro Commercial Camojan Corner.

La Tormenta is the title of the exhibition of eight large format works by German artist Alexander Höller. This is his first exhibition in Spain.

Museo Ralli

Marbella. Urb Coral Beach, Río Verde.

A selection of European contemporary art as well as unique pieces from emerging Latin-American artists in the permanent exhibition entitled Arte Europea: Surrealismo de Giorgio de Chirico a Francis Bacon. Free entry.

My Secret Garden

Puerto Banús. Until 16 January, 2022.

Belgian artist Arne Quinze is exhibiting a collection of his aluminium sculptures, inspired by nature, around the streets and port of Puerto Banús.

Cristóbal Ortega

Alhaurín de la Torre. Until 20 November. El Portón de Alhaurín de la Torre.

Poemas de Piel is the title of this exhibition by Malaga artist Cristobál Ortega. The works were influenced by the ten years he spent living in Beijing, China.

Brigitte Bardot Exhibition

Brigitte Bardot, Torremolinos. / SUR

Torremolinos. Until 7 January, 2022. First floor of the Town Hall.

The exhibition entitled, Mito y Clichés en Málaga, includes a series of photographs that record Brigitte Bardot’s first visit to Torremolinos during filming in 1957.

Centro Antonio Reyna Manescau

Coín. Online.

The Centro Antonio Reyna Manescau has opened its doors to the whole world by creating a virtual tour of its exhibition rooms. Find the link halfway down the page:

Salvador Torres Bueno

Mijas Pueblo. Until 29 November. Casa Museo.

Self-taught artists Salvador Torres Bueno is exhibiting a selection of his works.


Mijas Costa. Until 22 November. Centro Cultural de La Cala.

An exhibition of art by members of the ANEDA art collective. They also hols individual exhibitions and workshops at their base in Calle Granada, 84, Nerja.

Jean-Marie Périer

Exhibition of photos by Jean-Marie Périer, Malaga. / sur

Malaga. Until 17 April, 2022. Tues - Sunday, 11am-2pm and 5.30-8.30pm. Centro Cultural La Malagueta.

The photographer Jean-Marie Périer took thousands of photos of famous people, film and pop stars during his 40-year career. Around 200 of his photos, including subjects such as Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and the Beatles as well as French designers Yves St Laurent and Jean-Paul Gautier, are in an exhibition called El Fotógrafo de las Estrellas (the photographer of the Stars) at the centre.

Malaga Picasso Museum

Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga, C/San Agustín.

It is possible to see works from the Meret Oppenheim exhibition in the museum on the website under ‘exposiciones digitales’.

Collection. Dialogues with Picasso. Collection 2020-2023 is formed by 120 works by the artist. These include the cubist sculpture Glass of Absinthe (1914) and the painting Susanna and the Elders (1955).

Hilando Diseño. An enormous tapestry mural of colourful squares created by over five hundred students in primary and secondary schools, art and college students as well as vunerable adults in care homes in Malaga

El Paris de Brassaï. The museum is exhibiting a collection that not only concentrates on the Hungarian photographer Brassaï but also reflects the topography of Paris in the 30’s and 40’s.

Picasso exchange. The MPM has made an exchange with the Musée National Picasso-Paris and will be able to exhibit the wood and oil paint sculpture Copa, Periódico y Dado that Pablo Picasso created in 1914. The museum is also exhibiting Bodegón con Cráneo, Puerros y Jarra which Picasso painted in 1945. It is on loan from the Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco. Both artworks are on display until February 2022.

Picasso casa Natal

Malaga. Until 20 March, 2022. Museo Casa Natal Picasso, Plaza de la Merced.

The house where Picasso was born houses a collection of paintings, sculptures, photos and documents reflecting the artist's life. It also has temporary exhibitions of other artists connected to Picasso.

Vilató. Vilató, 100 obras para un Centenario is the title of the new exhibition in the house where Picasso was born. Javier Vilató was Picasso’s nephew, the son of his sister, Lola, who went on to make a name for himself in the world of art both nationally and internationally, although over-shadowed by his famous uncle. The exhibition, which commemorates a hundred years since his birth, includes 70 pieces of his work: 68 paintings and two sculptures. The Pompidou in Malaga is also exhibiting some of his works until February 2022.

Museum Jorge Rando

Hua Mulan, Jorge Rando, Malaga. / sur

Malaga. C/ Cruz del Molinillo.

The Jorge Rando museum is celebrating its seventh anniversary this year and has a special exhibition entitled Soldados by Jorge Rando. A new exhibition, in conjunction with The Chinese Art Museum is called Huellas de Oriente. The exhibition will include pieces by Dao Zi, one of the main promotors of Christian contemporary art in China; Zhang Fuye, professor at the Academy of Fine Arts among many other accolades and Liu Xuguang, modern and contemporary artist and ibtellectual.

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. The temporary exhibition is entitled Revelo y la Transición Española and consists of ten works completed between 1978 and 1997. More information call: 952062069 or email:

Colección del Museo Ruso

Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat.

Temporary Exhibitions. Until 17 April 2022.

Avant-garde in Russian art. The exhibition reflects the journey of stylistic variety and innovative creation which broke with established conceptions of art at the beginning of the 20th century. The Russian avant-garde artists such as Natalia and Mikhail Goncharova, Mikhail Larionov, Wassily Kandinsky and Kazimir Malévich, Alexander Rodchenko and Marc Rodchenko and Marc Chagall made themselves known in Europe with a unique style which distinguish them from other movements.

Maiakovsky, poet and artist. Vladimir Maiakovsky defined himself as a poet, but in reality his creative activity surpassed the limits of literature and entered the artistic and interpretative plane, being part of the group of actors of the early 20th century and a prominent member of futurism, as well as an emissary of the Russian revolution. His most important artistic contribution is to be found in his posters for the Russian Telegraph Agency which transcended the political tone.

Dostoevsky bicentenary. Writer Fyodor Dostoevsky was born 200 years ago this year and the Russian Museum is commemorating his life with an exhibition of photographs, drawings and paintings of the writer as well as his funeral mask created by an unknown sculptor.

Annual Exhibition. Until 29 May 2022. The museum will be exhibiting 183 works entitled Guerra y Paz en el arte Ruso (War and Peace in Russian arte). Many leading artists with close ties to Russia formed an international school of battle painting. Among them were Gottfried Willewalde, Theodor Horschelt, Aleksandr Kotzebue, Adolph Charlemagne, Franz Roubaud and Rudolf Frenz, with Englishman George Dawe excelling in military portraiture. Sculptors Piotr Klodt and Yevgueni Lanceray also devoted themselves to this theme. The paintings weren’t limited to battles but also reflected the effect of war on every day living. The exhibition includes works on this theme by Kazimir Malévich, Sofia Dímshits-Tolstaia, Aleksandr Labás, Izrail Lizak and Yuri Jrzhanovski among others.

1% Until May 2022. A joint project between Eryk Pall and David Burbano decorates the staircase at the entrance. The conceptual work represents the precarity of artists during the Covid crisis and how it has left many without the possibility of finding work.

Centro Pompidou

Malaga. Muelle Uno.

Some of the exhibitions are available to view on the website

From Miró to Barceló. Until 6 February, 2022, 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. This exhibition has been joined by the works of sculptor Julio González.

El Sentido del Viento / Le Sens du Vent. Until May, 2022. A mural by Erik Pall is painted on the staircase at the entrance to the museum.

Photography exhibition / workshop. Families and children can play with light and shadow, textures and colours and learn how to interpret images. With a film of photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Pablo Capitán del Río. Located inside the cube is a sculpture by Pablo Capitán del Río representing the famous ‘elephant’s foot’ inside the reactor at Chernobyl: a radioactive mass created after the explosion and one of the most toxic on earth. Just a few minutes in its presence will bring certain death to any living organism. The sculpture, which can only be seen from a distance, symbolises that which inhibits life in all its forms.

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo


Uncertainty's Grace.Until 30 January, 2022. Markus Muntean (Austria, 1962) and Adi Rosenblum (Israel, 1962) produced this eight minute video clip to reflect the diverse possibilities of non-religious spiritualism in a consumer society.

Mark Whalen. Until 28 November. I Am Just Here is an exhibition of twenty aluminium sculptures and wall reliefs by the Australian artist Mark Whalen.

Michelangelo Pistoletto. Until 5 December. A retrospective exhibition of the works of Italian artist and sculptor, Michelangelo Pistoletto. The exhibition consists of thirty pieces including photographs, paintings and sculptures from over sixty years of his life.

Pasión II. Permanent collection. From the collection of Carmen Buqueras on permanent loan to the CAC.

Galería JM

Malaga. Duquesa de Parcent, 12.

Selva de Tiempo is the title of the current exhibition at the gallery by artist José Luís Valverde depicting the connection between the living and the dead. He says it was inspired by the sight of an enormous tree that had broken through stonework and was growing out of an old grave. There is also a collective exhibition called Panorama by artists such as Miki Leal, Alejandro Castillo and Chema Cobo among others.

Fundación Unicaja

Malaga. Centro Cultural Fundación Unicaja, Plaza del Obispo.

The XIV Certamen Fundación Unicaja de Artes Plásticas is a new exhibition of 35 works accquired by the Unicaja foundation.

Málagacrea Artes Visuales OFF 2021.

Malaga.Until 10 December. Caja Blanca, Av. del Editor Ángel Caffarena.

A selection of the works entered in the competition will be on display.

Centro Cultural Pedro Aparicio.

Malaga.Until 12 November. Teatro Cervantes.

The 150th anniversary of the Cervantes Theatre is celebrated with this exhibition of old posters, photographs, tickets etc from some of the very first shows at the theatre.

Daniel Quintero, Ibn Gabirol

Malaga. Until 23 November. Centro Cultural de la Fundación Unicaja.The artist Daniel Quintero uses the philosophy of Salomón Ibn Gabirol, how he lived and the customs and costumes of the Jews during his lifetime around 1,000 years ago to create his painting. Thirty two of his works on this theme are on display.

2020 Imagenes de un Año

Malaga. Until 30 November. Centro Cultural de la Fundación Unicaja.Around fifty photographs from seventeen photo-journalists that the EFE Agency that record the evolution of the Covid pandemic in Andalucía.

Thyssen Museum

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

Past collections of the Thyssen museum can be viewed online at

Paul Strand. From 16 November until 6 March 2022. The exhibition includes over one hundred photos taken by the legendary New York photographer.

Sorolla, Malaga / sur

Sorolla in Javea.From 22 October until 16 January 2022. Sorolla’s summer vacation in Javea in 1905 was the catalyst for a series of paintings which demonstrate his recognised style coming to maturity with rocky coves and bright light reflecting off the sea with figures in the water. Around 20 canvases from that period have been lent by the Sorolla Museum in Madrid.

Museo de Málaga

Malaga. Palacio de la Aduana.

The new exhibition space in the Museo de Málaga is named after the artist Eugenio Chicano and contains an exhibition of 52 of his works. The museum is holding free tours of its archaeological collection every weekend entitled Leyendo-al Andalus. La Epigrafía Árabe del Museo de Málaga. The tour starts at 12.30pm.

Eugenio Chicano

Malaga. Palacio de Aduana, Museo de Málaga.

The new exhibition space in the Museo de Málaga is named after the artist Eugenio Chicano so it is fitting that it has been inaugurated with an exhibition of 52 of his works.

Semana Santa Exhibition

Malaga. Until 13 November. Malaga Cathedral.

The exhibition consists of 13 images of Christ and the Virgin Mary which reflect the religious, artistic and cultural phenomenum of the ‘hemandades’ (brotherhoods) of the province. Each image is displayed on a plinth that has been decorated by Malaga artists.

Presencias 51

Malaga. Espacio Expositivo Pacífico 54. C/Pacífico.

The Asociación de Artistas Plásticas de Málaga (APLAMA) celebrate 25 years this year with a collective exhibition. Open daily 9am - 2pm.

La Huella de Manolo Prieto

Malaga. Museo de Patrimonio Municipal (MUPAM).

The life works of the designer Manolo Prieto, creator of the famous Osborne Bull, are on show at this exhibition in MUPAM which is open 10am - 6pm. Free entry.

Galería Benedito

Malaga. Calle Niño de Guevara.

The current exhibition of works by Juan Tenorio consists of a series of landscapes of New York and London full of colour and movement. They can be viewed as well as other art works on the gallery web site:

Fundación Unicaja

Malaga. Centro Cultural Fundación Unicaja, Plaza del Obispo.

The XIV Certamen Fundación Unicaja de Artes Plásticas is a new exhibition of 35 works acquired by the Unicaja Foundation.

Oliver H

Malaga. Until 22 November. Alfajar Sala, C/ Císter, 1

Flashback is an exhibition of photographs that capture light and silence.

La Divina Pastora de Málaga

La Divina Pastora, Malaga. / sur

Malaga. Until 28 November. Salas Mingorance, Archivo Municipal.

La Divina Pastora de Málaga. 250 años de perseverancia en Capuchinos is the title of this exhibition which traces the three hundred year historyof the image of the Divina Pastora in Malaga with art, documentation, sculptures, jewels etc.

Art for Change

Malaga. Until 23 January, 2022. Sala de Exposiciones, Jardín Botánico La Concepción.

The exhibition aims to make the viewer reflect on the sustainability of the planet by providing a complete overview of visual arts from Malaga in the second decade of the 21st century.

Helen Purdie

Torrox Costa. Until 29 November. Edificio Usos Múltiples, Avda de Andalucía, 7.

This first exhibition in Spain will consist of thirty paintings created in acrylic and watercolour on canvas, wood and paper. paper. She is inspired by the energising and soothing blue sky of Andalucía.

Francisco Martín Molina

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

The exhibition of art by Francisco Martín Molina is now open to the public. More information on Facebook: Exposición Francisco Martín, Calle Pintada.

Arte y Salud

Nerja. Permanent exhibition on the lower floor of the Hospital Comarcal de la Axarquía.

The ground floor of the hospital is exhibiting works by members of the day centre of the Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Integración Social de Personas con Enfermedad Mental (FAISEM).

Luis Contreras

Almuñécar. Until 13 November. Sala de Exposiciones La Galería.

Luis Contreras, Almuñécar. / sur

Artist Luis Contreras is a member of the Asociación Arte Sur and will be exhibiting around fifty pieces of his work.

48th International Art Exhibition

Gibraltar. Until 13 November. Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery.

Artists from Gibraltar, Spain and Romania submitted a total of one hundred and twenty-eight works to the art competition. The entries are on display to the public.