In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.


In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.


This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Performing arts

Words, voice and movement. Stage performance has been and still is a fundamental part of the expression of the country and its people. Oral expression was extremely important during the Middle Ages for the transmission of narrative, stories and even the liturgy itself. This tradition began with the religious plays of the Middle Ages and culminated in its period of maximum splendour in the Spanish Golden Age, when popular theatre houses staged works by playwrights such as Lope de Vega and Calderón de la Barca, among numerous others. In contrast, the tradition of dance and classical ballet arose from the Court, and these artistic expressions have over time become one of the cornerstones of Spanish modernity.

Teatro Real, Madrid  -  This symbol of the opera in Spain is currently organising celebrations to mark its Bicentenary. Its programme for the new season includes the prestigious operas Aída and Carmen.   See more

View of a box in the Teatro Real, c. Turespaña


Musical: The Lion King © Stage Entertainment España

Oct 21, 2011 to Dec 3, 2017


Teatro Lope de Vega - Madrid
Musical: The Lion King

Carmen © Vincent Pontet / Opéra national de Paris

Oct 11, 2017 to Nov 17, 2017

Show, Performance

Teatro Real Theatre - Madrid
Carmen, by Georges Bizet

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Nov 2, 2017 to Nov 6, 2017


Teatro Real Theatre - Madrid
La Favorite, by Gaetano Donizetti


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