IN & OUT | Summer Open Doors

IN & OUT | Summer Open Doors

The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain in Washington, D.C. opens its doors to the audience to share the exhibitions on show at the beaux arts mansion, including limited guided tours of the garden installation “Around Pollinators.”

To celebrate the arrival of summer, the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain in Washington, DC opens its doors –IN & OUT– to its audience to share the latest art installations, both outside and within the walls of the building.

On top of the open doors, limited guided tours of the garden installation Around Pollinators will be offered by landscapist William H. Sullivan to discover you this project from the inside, unveiling all kinds of details about the plants and pollinators that inhabit this space. RSVP is mandatory for the guided tours.


OUTdoor exhibits

Around Pollinators by Lucía Loren

In Around Pollinators, environmental Spanish artist Lucía Loren reflects on the fundamental role of native biotopes in generating resilience in the face of the serious threat of climate change through the creation of a garden of native plants that seeks to attract and feed local populations of fauna, improving their habitats, air quality and biodiversity.

Pride Month Mural

The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C. joined, in 2021 for the first time, Capital Pride Alliance’s Paint the Town Colorful with Pride with a crochet mural sporting a portrait of Spanish writer Federico García Lorca by Los Angeles-based artist London Kaye. This year, the mural is being displayed again.

Visions of Asturias

Visions of Asturias is an exhibition that illustrates the distinctive and personal vision of four different Spanish National Photography Prize winners of this particular region in northern Spain, displayed at the Cultural’s Center fence.

La mujer del alféizar

Spanish illustrator Carmen Segovia explores the idea of returning to the outside world in this third intervention on the windows of the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain in Washington, D.C.

Pan y Circo by Axel Void

The third edition of Not Your Regular Wall hosts Spanish muralist Axel Void as a guest of honor and showcases his work titled Pan y Circo.


INdoor exhibits

Celebration by Adolfo Serra

The fourth edition of Not Your Regular Wall hosts Spanish Illustrator Adolfo Serra as a guest of honor this year, on the 10th Anniversary of SPAIN arts & culture. In his own words, Celebration revolves around celebrating life, the environment, the community, nature, water, forests, relationships, between us and with everything around us, playing with animal figures and the human beings that inhabit them and celebrating the world that we are recovering and that we must take care of together.

Transformando lo Físico: Indoors

The artistic proposals of Transformando lo físico displayed monthly in the garden of the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain over the past year are now gathered in an indoors exhibition showcasing the 12 interventions.


Plan your visit

Friday, June 10

  • Open from 4 pm to 8 pm.
  • Guided visit of Around Pollinators at 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm. RSVP.

Saturday, June 11

  • Open from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • Guided visit of the Around Nature garden at 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. RSVP.

Sunday, June 12

  • Open from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • Guided visit of the Around Nature garden at 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. RSVP.

Friday, June 24

  • Open from 4 pm to 8 pm.
  • Guided visit of Around Pollinators at 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm. RSVP.

Saturday, June 25

  • Open from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • Guided visit of the Around Nature garden at 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. RSVP.

Sunday, June 26

  • Open from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • Guided visit of the Around Nature garden at 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. RSVP.
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Fri, June 10 —
    Sun, June 26, 2022

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Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

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Presented by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.

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