The Winter season is the perfect time of the year to enjoy exhibitions currently being held in Madrid. The holidays taking place between December and January so many of us are lucky to enjoy are just the ideal moment to visit the best museums in Spain. Immerse yourself into the wonderful works of the most renowned artists, and take advantage of some of the other attractive proposals in cultural tourism to start 2016 off the right foot. The capital city of Spain can boast having some of the best galleries and museums, which welcome thousands of national and foreign visitors every year. The arrival of the cold season and Christmas holidays turn these buildings into neuralgic centres for all travellers. For that reason, booking a hotel in the centre of Madrid becomes an incredibly tempting option to help you move around the city much more easily.
The cultural programme of Madrid offers fantastic exhibitions like “Ingres” this winter, held by the Prado Museum, on display until March 27th. It includes over seventy works made by the French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, including his highly-regarded portraits, some of which were kindly lent to this institution by the Louvre Museum of Paris. It is, undoubtedly, an interesting tour through some of the best paintings of this artist, whose techniques rooted in Academic drawing and painting. Some of the works you will be able to see include The Portrait of Madame Rivière, The Turkish Bath, La Grande Odalisque; or Louise de Broglie, Countess d’Haussonville.
If you’re looking for something more colourful, Centro Cibeles puts at your disposal a stunning exhibition to pay homage to a great artist by the name of Wassily Kandinsky. This interesting collection, “Kandinsky. A retrospective” will be on display until February 28th, offering some of the best creations of one of the greatest painters of abstract art. Lovers of the avant-garde style will surely enjoy this walk by the different key points in the life of the Russian artist with paintings like Lied, Im Grau, Gelb-Rot-Blau, or Bleu de Ciel.
On another note, we would like to offer you a direct route to satisfy your craving for the best cultural tourism by visiting the Reina Sofía Museum, with daring proposals like the exhibition dedicated to the self-taught Juan Giralt. On display until February 29th this exhibition offers you the chance to enjoy abstract creations and interesting collages, as well as original works of Giralt. To round off this list, put a special touch to your winter with a great exhibition held at the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum called “The Illusion of the American Frontier”. It’s an interesting selection allowing visitors to become familiar with the artworks of illustrious artists of the 19th century, who depicted the landscapes and life of indigenous tribes. If you are an avid art enthusiast and a lover of cultural tourism in general, don’t wait any longer to book a hotel in the centre of Madrid with Sidorme, and make the most of your visit to the capital city of Spain this winter.