Cordoba City - Art Galleries

A guide to the principal art galleries in Cordoba. © Michelle Chaplow
A guide to the principal art galleries in Cordoba.

CÓRDOBA

The Museo de Bellas Artes has a permanent exhibition of art from the14th to 20th century, from baroque to the Civil War.
Plaza del Potro. Tel. 957 355 550 and 957 355 543
Open Tuesday 14.30 to 20.30, Wednesday to Saturday 9.00 to 20.30, Sunday and holidays 9.00 to 14.30.

Paintings, photographs and a splendid collection of engravings all dedicated to bullfighting are on display in the 16th-century building housing the Museo Taurino.
Plaza de Maimónides. Tel. 957 201 056
Open 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.30 to 18.30 (17.30 to 19.30 in summer). Sunday and holidays 9.30 to 14.30.

Exhibitions of contemporary art and photography are held at the Sala de Exposiciones Museísticas CajaSur.
Ronda de los Tejares 6. Tel 957 481 517

Sculpture, watercolours and other artistic works are exhibited at the Centro Cultural Gran Capitán. Archaeological remains of the original Roman wall surrounding Córdoba can be seen on the lower level of the gallery.
Avenida Gran Capitán 13. Tel. 957 222 410

The Iglesia de la Magdalena, restored in 1998 and now housing an art gallery, contains many fine examples of religious art.
Plaza de la Magdalena. Tel. 957 222 410

Art on leather from the 10th century, when Córdoba was the most important Umayyad caliphate in the then western world, is exhibited in the Casa Museo Arte sobre Piel.
Plaza Agrupación de Cofradías. Tel. 957 050 131
Open every day 10.00 to 13.30 and 15.30 to 19.00

A variety of exhibitions are held at the Sala Vimcorsa, not only on different themes but also of different artistic disciplines.
Calle Ángel de Saavedra 9. Tel. 957 477 711
Open Monday to Saturday 10.30 to 13.30 and 18.30 to 21.00, Sunday 10.30 to 14.30

Young and innovative artists display their work at the Góngora Arte gallery.
Calle Diego de León 2.

Exhibitions are held regularly at the headquarters of AFOCO (Asociación Fotográfica Cordobesa), the Córdoba Photographic Association.
Calle Antonio Maura 49. Tel. 957 410 406
Open Monday to Thursday 20.00 to 22.00.

The Galería Clave, opened in 1986, concentrates on promoting national and international contemporary art. It holds five major painting exhibitions during the year and also smaller ones that include graphic art, photography and sculpture.
Avenida Doctor Fleming 21. Tel. 957 290 378

A variety of art exhibitions can be seen at the Galería Carlos Bermúdez, especially works by international artists.
Bulevar Hernán Ruíz 3. Tel. 957 450 616

In the Galería Tríptico Instituto Averroes exhibitions are held throughout the year on a wide selection of subjects: nature and ceramics, history and sculpture, and pictorial documentaries regarding different countries and cultures.
Calle Motril. Tel. 957 420 243

Contemporary artists display their work at the Galería Carmen del Campo.
Calle Conde de Robledo 5. Tel. 957 477 642

An exhibition dedicated to the world of plants and their cultivation throughout the ages can be seen at the Museo de Etnobotánica. Paintings, photographs and a large collection of engravings and agricultural implements.
Avenida Linneo. Tel. 957 200 018
Open 10.00 to 14.30 and 17.00 to 20.00.

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