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Academy of Fine Arts

  • Partial view of the façade of the Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid ©  Paolo Giocoso. E.M. Promoción Madrid, S.A.

    Partial view of the façade of the Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid © Paolo Giocoso. E.M. Promoción Madrid, S.A.

  

Category

Architecture and civil engineering

Date

Siglo XX

Style

Eclecticism
Calle de Alcalá 42 (Esq. C/ del Marqués de Casa Riera, 2)
28014 Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 913605400

E-mailinfo@circulobellasartes.com

Websitehttp://www.circulobellasartes.com

In Calle de Alcalá you will find this impressive building, designed by architect Antonio Palacios and a good example of Madrid’s cultural life. Building work was started in 1921 and it was opened in 1926. It has a rectangular floor plan and a pyramid-shaped façade. The decoration is particularly worthy of note with sculptures such as the goddess Minerva, reliefs and paintings. The 48-metre high building has a stunning interior with exhibition rooms, a library, beautiful lounge/dining room, as well as a dance hall and the Sala de Columnas room.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Saturday

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Roof From Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 22:30 Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, from 11:00 to 22:30

Rates

 

Admission to the building and the café-restaurant: free

Admission to the exhibition rooms (Tuesday to Sunday) and the café-restaurant: €4

Admission to the CBA roof (Monday to Sunday) and the café-restaurant: €4

Combined admission. Admission to the CBA roof (Monday to Sunday), the exhibition rooms (Tuesday to Sunday) and the café-restaurant: 5 €

Services
Café / restaurant
Exhibitions

Accessibility
Guide dogs permitted
Lift
Disabled toilets
Car park

Reservations
E-mail: visitasguiadas@circulobellasartes.com

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Apr 29, 2010 to Apr 29, 2019

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Oct 9, 2017 to Jan 6, 2019

Show

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Nov 25, 2017 to Dec 30, 2018

Children's activity

Spanish National Library - Madrid
Family workshops at the National Library

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Jul 6, 2018 to Jan 20, 2019

Exhibition

Sorolla Museum - Madrid
Exhibition: Sorolla. A Garden to Paint

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