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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

07/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
19:30
From June 7 to 27, Santiago will host the Contemporary Music Days 2019, which will be held under the subtitle of 'DIÁSPORA', since all the programming will revolve around composers and performers who develop their careers outside their place of birth. Thus, from different parts of the...
24/06/2019
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Duobitatio will perform on Monday, June 24, at 8:30 pm, at the Auditorium of Galicia within the Contemporary Music Days 2019. +Info
25/06/2019
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
'Vertixe Sonora' will perform on Thursday, June 25, at 8:30 pm, at the Auditorium of the University of Santiago de Compostela within the Contemporary Music Days 2019. +Info  

Cinema

04/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The construction of the videographic image in Galicia from the nineteen-eighties to the present day resolves some creative and ideological issues, regarding commitments and social grievances and, of course, aesthetic issues too —thus, those concerning visual culture rooted in individual...

Celebrations

26/09/2018 - 30/09/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The CGAC wants to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a week of activities open to the public that includes music, dance, workshops and guided tours.

Exhibitions

21/03/2018 - 19/08/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The fragility of the Galician forests becomes art. This is the idea of Martín Toimil for the landscape intervention Betula Pendula in the Hejduk Towers, in which he makes use of the dual character of these structures (glass-stone / transparent-opaque) in a play with the opposites with...
23/03/2018 - 01/07/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
El palacio de las tres historias starts out in the city of Turin and focuses on the different forces that comprise its history—the industrial aspect, the rationalist element and the reuse of abandoned buildings—to rapidly transcend the specifics of Italian history and offer a...
24/04/2018 - 31/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
La simplicidad y lo justo en el collage de Amparo is a sample of collages in which the most minimalist works of Amparo Segarra are exhibited, where we find an apparent absence of narrative that challenges us to interpret their meaning. She is also accompanied by collages by Eugenio Granell,...
24/04/2018 - 31/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Granell, early 1920s is an exhibition in which Eugenio Granell is accompanied by the route he describes in his book Memorias de Compostela. Starting at number 6 of Rúa da Calderería, it runs through the streets of the Santiago that Granell knew as a child.
05/05/2018 - 15/07/2018
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
João Louro's work descends from minimal and conceptual art, with a special focus on the avant-garde of the early 20th century. His work traces a topography of time, with personal but, above all, generational references. It uses language, the written word, as a recurrent source, and...
24/05/2018 - 21/10/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Artistic interventions in nature mark a key trend in contemporary art from the mid-twentieth century to the present day: the work of art beyond the museum's spatial framework. In this field of art's relationship with the territory, the Cidade da Cultura de Galicia wants to give greater...
31/05/2018 - 31/07/2018
Galería Nordés
Using the bird as an aesthetic reference, the title of the exhibition evokes the connection between background and figure. The bird refers to the organic and dynamic forms I usually work with and which, developed in a process between order and chance, contrast with grids and fabrics that...
01/06/2018 - 30/09/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
In 2018, the year in which the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the CGAC building is celebrated, its collection, which began in 1995 as a result of the conjunction of new acquisitions with deposits belonging to the Xunta de Galicia, is presented as the powerful backbone of a ...
01/06/2018 - 29/07/2018
Zona C
Marcos Covelo turns Zona "C" into a space that questions - in the piece "O rapto de Europa" - the conception and representation of the EU flag, paying special attention to the current situation of Europe under the protection of the economic, social and political context.
22/06/2018 - 20/07/2018
Federica no era tonta
The exhibition Selección artificial is a look at our environment and a reflection on the impact of human beings on the animal and plant world. This collective exhibition delves into three points of view: that of the architectures that we create ad hoc to domesticate the creatures around...
22/06/2018 - 31/07/2018
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
With an ecological message, Christian Villamide invites us to make you aware of the importance of caring for our natural environment. Different plastic languages give way to an exhibition route that initially includes wood and aluminium sculptures, in which the artist pays homage to some of...
28/06/2018 - 15/09/2018
Trinta
Generaciones is an eight-year project that began after the discovery of genetic research in the Spanish Habsburgs at a time when the artist was studying the courtly portraits of Diego Velázquez. This was an exciting new way to see these masterpieces and she spent several years...
28/06/2018 - 16/09/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Through this exhibition, in collaboration with the Esteban Vicente Museum of Contemporary Art in Segovia, the work of these two Spanish artists of the late twentieth century is connected in their three-dimensional production, made up with the constructions of Eugenio Granell and the toys of...
06/07/2018 - 20/10/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
An approach to the idea of construction based on the work of very different artists who nevertheless share an interest in the analysis and methodologies of construction. This project highlights the role of the CGAC building as a space for dialogue since its inauguration 25 years ago.
07/07/2018 - 04/08/2018
Os catro gatos
Juan de la Rica's painting is characterized by synthetic forms and saturated and flat colors, which gives him a comic-book-like aesthetic, close to Pop art. Generally, he approaches the subjects from an ironic point of view, and with a markedly playful character. Espellismos is a selection of...
12/07/2018 - 12/10/2018
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
In this selection of contemporary Galician artists we can see, among others, the work of Pazos, who is currently participating in the current edition of the Edades del Hombre; the brotherhoods of Alvaro de la Vega, author of the monument to the brotherhood in Viveiro; the Christ of the Sea...
20/07/2018 - 07/10/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Some of the most recent series, by the photographer from A Coruña, Arquitectura oculta, Bangkok and Arquitectura espontánea, in which architecture and construction coexist, feedback, the practice of documentation and intervention, the latter understood as action in space and...
13/09/2018 - 02/11/2018
Galería Nordés
The conflict over the ownership of common goods is the subject of the project carried out by Rubén Santiago who, under the title of OMEN (O Monte É Noso), reflects on the collective experiences of the use of mountains in the Galician context and in the north of Portugal. In his...
14/09/2018 - 10/11/2018
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Pierre Louis Geldenhuys (South Africa, 1971) surprises us once again with his latest work in which he creates textile origami pieces on light boxes with "tessellation" as a key element for the development of his works.  Tessellation is a technique that uses a repetitive pattern of...
14/09/2018 - 20/10/2018
Federica no era tonta
The representation of the shadow as a total form, as a constructive and expressive element, is the proposal that is exhibed. The projection of the shadow suggests with plausibility what is represented, eliminating volumetric effects and underlining its flatness.
21/09/2018 - 07/11/2018
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
Luces verdes na fronda (Green Lights on the Forest), the title of the exhibition and of one of its central pieces, is intended to be a nod to the poetics underlying Xaquín Chaves' most recent work, which is more intimate and the fruit of the personal and artistic maturity to which he...
03/10/2018 - 09/12/2018
Zona C
The project was born with the intention of vindicating the geographical and geological memory of the Galician landscape and, in this way, to build a bridge between the past and the future of the ethno-archaeological elements lost in the mountains due to the urbanisation and...
04/10/2018 - 09/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition is the result of Denís Estévez's stay as resident artist at the Foundation between January and September 2018. The author defines this plastic project as a set of portraits that revolves around solitude in society; people who, voluntarily or out of duty, find...
04/10/2018 - 31/10/2018
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The exhibition ¿Y TÚ QUE (DE QUIÉN) ERES? was born out of the need to open a dialogue with citizens in order to focus attention on the questions of genres, memories and identities. Monica Mura (Cagliari, 1979) invites visitors to undertake a small journey through...
19/10/2018 - 20/01/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Bleda y Rosa. A Geography of Time is an exhibition of twenty-five years of photographic work by María Bleda (Castellón, 1969) and José María Rosa (Albacete, 1970) focusing on their series Campos de batalla (Battlefields). Started in 1994 and recently finished, their...
26/10/2018 - 23/11/2018
OLALAB Acción Cultural
Ars ex natura has the works of three young Galician artists, three different ways of doing and looking through art the relationship between man and nature. They are Basilisa Fiestras, Pilar Boullosa and Samuel Castro.  Ars ex natura whose title is inspired by the Deus ex Machina...
26/10/2018 - 20/01/2019
Museo do Pobo Galego
The curators Antón Sobral and Hubert Huber collaborated in the selection of artists from Galicia and Bavaria that make up Wanderlust Galicia-Baviera, each focusing on one of the territories. The proposals included range from painting to sculpture, photography to installations, all by...
26/10/2018 - 10/12/2018
Trinta
Ex oriente lux is a project started during my residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris where, guided by my interest in the invisible face of the existence and my research for new ways of decoding reality far from the hegemonic discourse, I was investigating the theoretical...
09/11/2018 - 03/02/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The work of Julião Sarmento is shaped from the borderline. Many of his works contain images of images which, while inter-related, also function independently, embracing the ambiguity of their meaning. They are microstories that take on the multiple potential of cinema, somewhere between...
22/11/2018 - 15/05/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
This collective exhibition is the result of a joint, interdisciplinary creative process in which artists and organizers have discussed the genre and how to undo it. Each participant has contributed their own particular vision, in order to offer the viewer a starting point from which to question...
04/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
13/12/2018 - 15/02/2019
Trinta
The Parque Natural series consists of twelve photographs offering different views of a fictitious natural park. A path and a river run through each image, proposing a route through a succession of scenes: idealised landscapes constructed from stereotypes, pictorial references and visual...
07/06/2019 - 12/06/2019
11:30
The 'José Lorenzo' gallery inagurates next Friday, June 7, in its space at Praza do Toural, the exhibition "Francisco Mantecón: Organic and geometric". This individual exhibition, centered on the artist from Vigo, has an anthological character and is composed of 24 works. The...
21/06/2019 - 29/09/2019
20:00 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
From the beginning of her research and her artistic practice, Ângela Ferreira has always worked with the colonial legacy of Africa and, in a broad sense, with the relations between Europe and the African continent. On one side, it focuses on the architectural vestiges of the 20th century,...
26/06/2019 - 18/08/2019
19:30 | Zona C
'Desert Islands' is a project that makes other ways of doing and interpreting visible. Teaches walkers: men and women who decided to inhabit the margins, outside the parameters established by society. Pilgrims who adopted the Way, and the drift, as their way of life, without purpose or apparent...

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