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  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

SPAIN arts & culture turns 10!

Come toast for SPAIN arts & culture’s 10th anniversary! There will be live music, paint, food, drinks, and many more surprises… Don’t miss it!

December 9, 2021

  • Literature
  • Dallas

Cremation: a translation by Valerie Miles

Translator Valerie Miles presents “Cremation” (New Directions, 2021), the English edition of “Crematorio,” the masterpiece from one of the most beloved Spanish authors, Rafael Chirbes.

December 7, 2021

  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

2021 AFI European Union Film Showcase

The 34th edition of the “AFI European Union Film Showcase” brings the best of European cinema to its audience, returning to live screenings after its first online edition last year.

December 4 – December 17, 2021

  • Film
  • Online

Mujeres de Cine Film Series 2021

The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. presents its second online edition of the film series “Mujeres de Cine,” bringing the best of Spanish women cinema directors to the D.C. screens.

November 29 – December 6, 2021

  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Illustrating Spain in the US: the exhibition

“Illustrating Spain in the US” takes on a new shape, transcending the comic pages into an exhibition now available at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain.

November 19 – March 6, 2022

  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

CANARIAS DC SOUNDWALK

“CANARIAS DC SOUNDWALK” explores the sonic ecologies of the Canary Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Northwest Africa, within the geographic region known as Macaronesia.

September 22 – March 22, 2022

  • Visual arts
  • Baltimore

Color and Illusion: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris

The first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to Spanish artist Juan Gris highlights his pioneering and revolutionary contributions to the Cubist movement by focusing on his fascination with subjects drawn from everyday life.

September 12 – January 9, 2022

All events / 25 current and upcoming events around the U.S. in the next 2 weeks

Music from Spain: A fall of concerts in Miami with José Luis Martínez Morenoin 8 days
  • Music
  • Miami

Music from Spain: A fall of concerts in Miami with José Luis Martínez Moreno

This concert by José Luis Martínez Moreno is part of the “Music from Spain: A Fall of Concerts” classical music series organized by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.

Dec 9, 2021

Music from Spain: A fall of concerts in Dallas with Daniel del Pinoin 8 days
  • Music
  • Dallas

Music from Spain: A fall of concerts in Dallas with Daniel del Pino

This concert by Daniel del Pino at the Houston University is part of the “Music from Spain: A Fall of Concerts” classical music series organized by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.

Dec 9, 2021

SPAIN arts & culture turns 10!in 8 days
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

SPAIN arts & culture turns 10!

Come toast for SPAIN arts & culture’s 10th anniversary! There will be live music, paint, food, drinks, and many more surprises… Don’t miss it!

Dec 9, 2021

Cremation: an evening with Valerie Milesin 7 days
  • Literature
  • Miami

Cremation: an evening with Valerie Miles

Editor, writer, translator, and professor Valerie Miles presents her translation of Rafael Chirbes book’s “Cremation” in Miami.

Dec 8, 2021

The Great Ruins of Saturn by Alberto Urbanoin 7 days
  • Visual arts
  • New York

The Great Ruins of Saturn by Alberto Urbano

Through the technique of shadow puppetry, Spanish artist Alvaro Urbano presents a film and an installation that playfully resurface stories from architect Philip Johnson’s “Tent of Tomorrow” and its politically and socially charged past.

Dec 8 – Feb 26, 2022

Cremation: a translation by Valerie Milesin 6 days
  • Literature
  • Dallas

Cremation: a translation by Valerie Miles

Translator Valerie Miles presents “Cremation” (New Directions, 2021), the English edition of “Crematorio,” the masterpiece from one of the most beloved Spanish authors, Rafael Chirbes.

Dec 7, 2021

Further Afield: Dressing the Court of Philip IVin 6 days
  • Visual arts
  • Online

Further Afield: Dressing the Court of Philip IV

In this virtual talk, Amanda Wunder from CUNY-Lehman College goes behind the scenes in the Royal Palace to investigate the lives and works of the court artisans who dressed Philip IV and his family.

Dec 7, 2021

2021 AFI European Union Film Showcasein 3 days
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

2021 AFI European Union Film Showcase

The 34th edition of the “AFI European Union Film Showcase” brings the best of European cinema to its audience, returning to live screenings after its first online edition last year.

Dec 4 – Dec 17, 2021

And Bernardo de Gálvez entered Washington by Francisco Reyeroin 2 days
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

And Bernardo de Gálvez entered Washington by Francisco Reyero

Spanish journalist and writer Francisco Reyero presents his book “And Bernardo de Gálvez entered Washington” at the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.

Dec 3, 2021

Mujeres de Cine Film Series 2021closing soon
  • Film
  • Online

Mujeres de Cine Film Series 2021

The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. presents its second online edition of the film series “Mujeres de Cine,” bringing the best of Spanish women cinema directors to the D.C. screens.

Nov 29 – Dec 6, 2021

La Vida es Sueño (Life is a Dream)now
  • Performing arts
  • New York

La Vida es Sueño (Life is a Dream)

One of the essential works of Spanish Golden Age theater, this timeless play by Spanish dramatist Pedro Calderón de la Barca exploring free will, fate, and tyranny opens the new season at Teatro Círculo.

Nov 26 – Dec 12, 2021

Illustrating Spain in the US: the exhibitionnow
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Illustrating Spain in the US: the exhibition

“Illustrating Spain in the US” takes on a new shape, transcending the comic pages into an exhibition now available at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain.

Nov 19 – Mar 6, 2022

Andrea González Caballero at the 2021 Iberoamerican Online Guitar Festivalnow
  • Music
  • Online

Andrea González Caballero at the 2021 Iberoamerican Online Guitar Festival

Andrea González Caballero, described by “Operaworld Magazine” as “the female voice of the Spanish guitar,” will take part in the relaunched edition of the “Iberoamerican Online Guitar Festival” with pieces by Tarrega and Sainz de la Maza.

Nov 12 – Dec 12, 2021

Nest by Jaume Plensanow
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Nest by Jaume Plensa

This solo exhibition by Jaume Plensa, featuring new sculptures by the artist, coincides with the opening of two monumental public-facing commissions in Jersey City and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Oct 29 – Dec 23, 2021

Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goyanow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya

The National Gallery of Art highlights some original works by Goya at its new exhibition about the history of the aquatint technique.

Oct 24 – Feb 21, 2022

Gilded Figures: Wood and Clay Made Fleshnow
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Gilded Figures: Wood and Clay Made Flesh

This exhibition at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library offers a rare glimpse of a major art form from the Hispanic World 1500–1800: polychrome sculpture.

Oct 15 – Jan 9, 2022

CANARIAS DC SOUNDWALKnow
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

CANARIAS DC SOUNDWALK

“CANARIAS DC SOUNDWALK” explores the sonic ecologies of the Canary Islands, a volcanic archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Northwest Africa, within the geographic region known as Macaronesia.

Sep 22 – Mar 22, 2022

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Trajenow
  • Visual arts
  • Dallas

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje

The Meadows Museum and Madrid’s Museo del Traje present an exhibition of Spanish dress and fashion that pairs approximately 40 paintings from the Meadows’ collection with historic dress and accessories.

Sep 19 – Jan 9, 2022

Amalgama Phillips by Daniel Canogarnow
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Amalgama Phillips by Daniel Canogar

The Phillips Collection celebrates its 100th anniversary with “Amalgama Phillips,” a project by Daniel Canogar that will be presented at the same time as “Amalgama El Prado.”

Sep 14 – Jan 5, 2022

Color and Illusion: The Still Lifes of Juan Grisnow
  • Visual arts
  • Baltimore

Color and Illusion: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris

The first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to Spanish artist Juan Gris highlights his pioneering and revolutionary contributions to the Cubist movement by focusing on his fascination with subjects drawn from everyday life.

Sep 12 – Jan 9, 2022