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20th Anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is celebrating 20 years of contemporary art and changes which have made it into one of the city’s international icons.

Since 1997, at the turn of the century, it has represented the city and cultural life in Bilbao. It is also a place for artists and designers who change art, fashion and the future by marking trends. The anniversary brings with it the launch of the ‘TopArte’ initiative, with the museum opening its doors to other cultural genres such as film, music, dance, theatre and gastronomy.

Main activities for the 20th anniversary:

TopArte: until October 2017.

Exhibition: Hermann and Margrit Rupf Collection. Until 23 April 2017.

Exhibition: Abstract Expressionism. Until 04 June 2017.

Exhibition: Paris, end of the century: Signac, Redon, Toulouse - Lautrec and their contemporaries. Until 17 November.

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Oct 19, 2016 to Oct 19, 2017
Contemporary art


Location and contact

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Avenida Abandoibarra 2
48001 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Telephone  +34 944359080

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Telephone  +34 944359080

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