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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

23/01/2024
20:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Concert for concrete mixer and ensemble, composed in real time and performed by HOGAR Legido and Ensemble Libertad.
06/02/2024
20:00 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
Cycle of concerts for children and adults coordinated by Carmen Hermo and Virgina Villar and directed by Xacobe Martínez Antelo.  

Dance

16/09/2023
20:30
As part of the Escena Patrimonio programme (La Noche del Patrimonio), and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Spanish Group of World Heritage Cities (GCPHE) and the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, La Ribot, one of Spain's most innovative...
Free
17/09/2023
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
This show is part of the fifth edition of the Camiño Escena Norte programme.
22/10/2023
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Show as part of the fifth edition of the Camiño Escena Norte programme.
29/02/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Òscar Cobos Compañía de Danza

For children

03/11/2023
20:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
A dramatised performance by Tero Rodríguez and Lucho Penabade, specialists in spreading bits of our history.
13/05/2024 - 14/05/2024
10:30 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
Cycle of concerts for children and adults coordinated by Carmen Hermo and Virgina Villar and directed by Xacobe Martínez Antelo.  

Festival

01/08/2023 - 31/08/2023
The Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura, organises Festival C in August. The complete programme at compostelacultura.gal

Cinema

09/11/2023 - 25/11/2023
From November 9 to 25, the event will bring 115 films to theaters in Compostela and numerous parallel activities, with concerts and special screenings, round tables and workshops on cinema. In 2023, the Cineuropa Awards will honor the careers of actor Luis Zahera, Portuguese director...

Celebrations

29/09/2023 - 30/09/2023
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The celebration will begin on Friday 29th with a vertical dance and video mapping show, in which bodies, images and sounds will slide in dialogue with the exterior walls of the building designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira. And, on Saturday night, the mixture of tradition and contemporaneity...

Others

26/12/2023 - 31/12/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This Christmas, the Cidade da Cultura invites you to a special programme of guided tours to understand the artistic and aesthetic origins behind the design of the Gaiás buildings. In this innovative tour, full of references to the plastic creation of the 20th century, we will decipher...

Conferences

20/09/2023
19:00 | Fundación Eugenio Granell
Mario Amorós will give the conference "A Unidade Popular chilena, 50 anos despois".
29/11/2023 - 30/11/2023
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The effort devoted by contemporary art museums to the construction and presentation of their collections became a priority and a fundamental discursive axis of artistic debates. The exhibition Implosion: conceptual art in the CGAC Collection (1965-1975), understood as a case study and as a...

Exhibitions

06/10/2022 - 30/06/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The Eugenio Granell Foundation is opening a new exhibition of his works: Granell and his favourite characters, created by his daughter and director of the Foundation, Natalia Fernández, in recognition and homage to her father's immense knowledge of history, literature and mythology. ...
21/10/2022 - 17/04/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
By definition, a place is any given space capable of holding any given thing. What enables us to characterise and distinguish one place from another is precisely the nature of what they hold (people, things, thoughts), as well as the processes and the period in which they were constructed....
11/11/2022 - 09/04/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
A path can be considered a physical route taken by the body or a means to an end. Walking can be an aesthetic or spiritual experience, a social practice or a form of activism: we walk to discover, both our own and others, and we also walk to create. The exhibition Creative Paths explores...
11/02/2023 - 29/04/2023
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
Group exhibition at the DIDAC Foundation, curated by David Barro
16/03/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition consists of a selection of works in which Amparo Segarra, through her collages, offers a reflection on the human body as the central axis of part of her compositions. Curated by Eduardo Valiña
06/06/2023 - 15/08/2023
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
Entre dous seculos brings together an extensive list of painters who worked between the 19th and 20th centuries, protagonists of the changing evolution of the Romantic and regionalist culmination between late 19th-century painting and the first avant-garde movements.
15/06/2023 - 17/07/2023
Trinta
This exhibition will be Óscar Seco's third solo show at the Trinta gallery, where he presents works from his latest series: #vamosamorirtodos and "Perros on fire".
22/06/2023 - 12/09/2023
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Exhibition by Cuban artist David Planas
22/06/2023 - 10/09/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The project "Surrealist connections. Colmeiro, Granell e o Surrealismo no exilio" (Surrealist Connections. Colmeiro, Granell and Surrealism in exile) aims to interpret the impact of the surrealist movement on the work of the painter Manuel Colmeiro in the 1930s and 1940s and to show the points...
23/06/2023 - 15/09/2023
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
Exhibition by Pedro Peña Gil
13/07/2023 - 08/10/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Cervantes: A Arte da Colaxe de David Coulter is a project curated by Allan Graubard, which can be visited until 8 October at the Fundación Granell.
21/07/2023 - 18/09/2023
Trinta
The purest colours is the new exhibition of Irma Álvarez-Laviada.
21/09/2023 - 26/11/2023
Exhibition at the Dupla Gallery with works by the artists Yolanda Dorda and Roberto González Fernández.    
21/09/2023 - 09/11/2023
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Pierre Louis Geldenhuys (South Africa, 1971) returns to Compostela with De dagas y lloros , his new exhibition which brings us 11 of his latest pieces, encapsulated textiles that make up a compact and representative sample of the South African artist's work over the last two years.
Free
21/09/2023 - 28/10/2023
Trinta
Miralda's exhibition is part of Aberto, a joint opening event of the exhibition season, organised by CONTEMPORÁNEA.    
28/09/2023 - 22/12/2023
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
The designer Pepe Barro exhibits at the DIDAC Foundation the design notebooks of his fifty years of work, which is a sort of cartography of Galicia. A total of 66 notebooks of various formats that were used throughout his professional career and which for the designer "are the places where...
29/09/2023 - 14/01/2024
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
The project Implosion. Conceptual Art in the CGAC Collection takes precisely two of these exhibitions as its starting point: the group exhibition The Human Stain, where the work of Joseph Kosuth was particularly relevant, and the Bas Jan Ader solo exhibition In Search...
10/10/2023 - 31/12/2023
Fundación Eugenio Granell
One of the artist's most attractive and least shown areas are his toys, some of them related to the different places where the artist lived with his family and others like fetishes that take us back to specific moments and spaces where some of Granell's most representative pieces were created.
16/10/2023 - 30/11/2023
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Since the 50s of the last century, music has always had a strong relationship with the designed band. This relationship intensified with the counterculture in which both forms of expression took centre stage. The lives of the musicians and musicians and their work were faithfully...
17/10/2023 - 27/01/2024
Centro Cultural Afundación
Afundación, the Social Work of ABANCA, is hosting, until 27 January, this exhibition as part of the "Culture for Food" programme. Through a multidisciplinary journey through the production of pop culture, visitors will be able to see pieces and authorship present in emblematic works...
23/10/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Born as a reflection on the temporal immobility of contemporary capitalism, Joel Blanco's La inauguración explores the notion of the perpetual present: an endless cycle where the past refuses to fade away and the future seems elusive. This artistic intervention invites us to question our...
02/11/2023 - 11/12/2023
Trinta
Exhibition by Juan Fernándes Álava
10/11/2023 - 18/12/2023
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
Exhibition of paintings by Federico Granell
17/11/2023 - 12/01/2024
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Exhibition by the artist from A Coruña edu_ALBO
Free
26/11/2023 - 26/01/2024
Galería Nordés
This project by Nicolás Combarro reflects on the architectures of repression that subjected Spanish Republicans in Spain and France.
29/11/2023 - 28/04/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Gaiás Centre Museum brings together a selection of paintings and drawings by José María Barreiro in an exhibition that pays tribute to the painter from Forcarei, who continued the renovation of Laxeiro's historical avant-gardism and post-avant-gardism.
29/11/2023 - 25/02/2024
Auditorio de Galicia
The Auditorio de Galicia Award reaches its thirteenth edition with the aim of providing new artists with a place for dissemination and encounters with the different viewpoints of professional visitors and the general public. The jury selected 33 works that will form part of the exhibition and...
01/12/2023 - 31/01/2024
In 1986 Brian O'Doherty published his essay "Inside the White Cube" in New York. This Irish doctor, who abandoned medicine to devote himself to art as a visual artist and critic, is to blame for the existence of spaces such as this gallery. A white cube, that room in which the windows are...
15/12/2023 - 30/01/2024
Trinta
Exhibition by Antonio Faria
18/12/2023 - 15/01/2024
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
Gabinete de curiosidades y maravillas contains a wide selection of graphic works and works on paper, as well as small-format originals aimed at new collectors. There are numerous references to the historical avant-garde, the 900, the renovators, us, or the xeración doente, but also to...
18/01/2024 - 17/01/2024
EXHIBITION SCULPTURE : THE PATHS OF THE SOUL  AUTHOR: Salvador Alonso Pérez (Leon 1959) doctor in medicine, paediatric surgeon and sculptor.
19/01/2024 - 29/02/2024
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Group exhibition featuring the work of Menchu Lamas, Rut Massó and Ana Margarita Ramírez.
26/01/2024 - 05/04/2024
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
Javier Arce presents at the DIDAC Foundation a series of works painted in oil on linen stretched over natural wood structures of ash, hazel, oak or eucalyptus, turning the frame into something irregular and organic that contrasts with the usual minimalist austerity in painting. All this makes...
01/02/2024 - 31/03/2024
Museo-Fundación Eugenio Granell
This exhibition is based on revisiting the plastic and vital project of the artist Paco Pestana, through an exhibition that revolves around works, documentation and other elements of the artist, which are in private collections, trying to show the intense personality of this artist in a journey...
01/02/2024 - 15/03/2024
Trinta
Photographic exhibition by Vari Caramés
09/02/2024 - 17/03/2024
The Latin expression "Nulla dies sine linea" ("not a day without a line") comes to us through Pliny the Elder and is attributed to the painter Apelles of Colophon, who apparently could not go a single day without painting a line. Cristina Fernández Núñez's work...
14/02/2024 - 16/03/2024
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
An exhibition dedicated to the Galician landscape. Here we can observe the variety of treatment depending on the author and the period within the same theme. Among these authors we can highlight Carmen Rodríguez de Legísima, Ovidio Murguía, Alfredo Souto or Carlos Sobrino.
16/02/2024 - 05/05/2024
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The most complete and comprehensive vision of an artist's work becomes possible when we have the opportunity to examine his artistic production throughout his career. An opportunity to travel through time, having as a horizon the works that are the result of work and dedication to the singular...
22/02/2024 - 21/04/2024
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Exhibition by the artist Pía Piadosa curated by María Moreno Bueno.  
02/04/2024 - 31/08/2024
Auditorio de Galicia
#Punctum puts two irrefutable realities on the table: that the designed band is art and that the Galician BD artists possess a visual power and an artistic discourse of the first order.
24/05/2024 - 08/09/2024
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
The exhibition brings together works from all of Priscilla Monge's periods, focusing on those with a special social significance, and proposes a review of her work as an anticipatory and seminal work of feminist concerns about everyday life that are still relevant today.
07/06/2024 - 01/09/2024
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Through still and moving images, reused objects, everyday sounds, photographs, interviews, works created for radio, video performances and documents - many of them from the media and its noise - Jerez and Iges compose a kind of visual and sound landscape that analyses, strains, describes and...

Art and History

08/08/2023 - 09/09/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
With the aim of combining culture and nature, art goes beyond the physical limits of the Gaiás Centre Museum and goes out into the green areas to discover the artistic interventions in the Literary Garden and the Galician Forest. In this small guided route, lasting one hour, you will be...