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Murillo – the biggest show for 30 years

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Seville celebrated the 400th anniversary of Murillo's birth with a full programme of events, of which this is the last. After a year of celebrations in Seville to commemorate 400 years since the birth of the Golden Age painter Bartolome Esteban Murillo, with exhibitions, films, theatre and concerts, the final event ...

Murillo moves to the street

Friday, May 4th, 2018

[caption id="attachment_18308" align="aligncenter" width="578"] The programme has theatre and music performances in Seville from May to November 2018.[/caption] After two major art exhibitions, showing both his paintings and those which were influenced by him, the celebrations for Año Murillo - the 400th anniversary of Seville's most famous painter - are changing ...

Murillo from another perspective: what would he have have painted today?

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

  Cristianos y Musulmanes based on Murillos Santa Justa and Santa Rufina   This year Seville celebrates the 400th anniversary of the birth of the baroque painter, Esteban Murillo. His emotive, endearing works feature subjects such as St Joseph with a chubby-cheeked toddler Jesus in a flowing frock, ethereal Virgin Marys in pretty blue ...

Seville – Best City to Visit in 2018, and Año de Murillo

Friday, December 15th, 2017

    Last month, the prestigious travel guide publisher Lonely Planet named Seville as the Best City in the world to visit next year, as part of its annual Best in Travel list. A great honour for the city, this will bring even larger numbers of visitors to the city in 2018. With ...