Sept. 13-16, 2018
Contact: Sabrina Amrani – President of Arte_Madrid
APERTURA MADRID GALLERY WEEKEND is organised annualy by ARTE_MADRID as a celebration of art and culture. Every mid-september, events take place throughout the day and night with 50 contemporary art galleries simultaneously inaugurating their exhibitions. It includes a complete programme of activities in museums, art centres and galleries that boosts Spanish plastic arts and cultural industries on both a national and international scale.
In every edition, APERTURA MADRID GALLERY WEEKEND, organised by the Association of Galleries ARTE_MADRID, attracts worldwide collectors, experts and curators to the city, looking for the finest exhibitions of both established and emerging artists from the local and international scene. Madrid is also the capital of contemporary art with 50% of Spanish galleries belonging to the Consortium of Contemporary Art Galleries –the National Association- union based in the capital. All in all, each September APERTURA makes Madrid the hub of contemporary art. An essential benchmark in the international cultural agenda.