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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 ...

Sorolla’s garden paintings at CaixaForum in Seville

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

  The exhibition is on until 15 October.   For all garden lovers, this art exhibition - Sorolla: Un Jardin Para Pintar - is a treat. The show of paintings by the Valencian artist, which has just opened at CaixaForum, a major new cultural centre in Seville. runs until 15 October. Joaquin Sorolla was an internationally-renowned post-impressionist ...

10 things to do in Andalucia when it rains

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

- Contemporary art at the CAC Malaga. While we are lucky to have sunshine most of the year round in Andalucia, paradise is never perfect. We need rain to feed our lakes, rivers, reservoirs and our precious crops of olives, grapes, almonds and many more besides. The rainiest months are November and ...

Light in Art and Science from the Islamic world

Friday, October 25th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_12327" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Sunlight shines on the wall of the Hospital de los Venerables in Seville, where this exhibition is being held."] [/caption] No civilization left a more profound and lasting legacy in Andalucia than the Moors. From exquisite art and architecture, to advanced scientific and philosophical concepts, and even ...

Noche en Blanco Seville 2013

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_12053" align="aligncenter" width="408" caption=" Noche en Blanco is a night of cultural events and activities on Friday 4 October"]

Top 10s of Andalucia

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10375" align="aligncenter" width="317" caption="We'll be bringing you lists featuring the best of Andalucia."] [/caption] Here on the AC blog, and on the website itself, our aim is to keep you, our audience, updated on what's happening here in Andalucia. We want you to enjoy the latest and best of ...

Malaga in top 50 cruise destinations

Monday, March 18th, 2013

The port of Malaga is one of the top 50 most-visited cruise ports in the world, according to new figures. Malaga comes in at number 44 in the list of the ports which receive the largest number of visiting cruise ship passengers. This is especially good news with the recent opening ...

Fabulous February: a raft of new cultural and historical attractions in Seville

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

[caption id="attachment_9639" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Descending Light by Ai WeiWei, part of his show at the Cartuja CAAC. A beautiful piece, but what is he saying about the Chinese Communist state?"] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_9624" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption=" On the new tour of Sevilla's Casa Consistorial: looking through to the Renaissance Sala Capitular ...

Vote for art!

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

[caption id="attachment_8948" align="aligncenter" width="407" caption="A view of the Carmen Thyssen museum: Malaga Vision by Isabel Rosado."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8946" align="aligncenter" width="407" caption="Jul.iah! by Beatriz Ros and Violeta Niebla has a hidden extra factor which you can only see on the website, or on the postcard itself."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_8947" align="aligncenter" width="407" caption="Malaga Color, by ...