|Inspirational landscapes for Artists in Cadiz. A guide To the Art Galleries in Cadiz.|
Art Galleries in Cádiz
Castillo de Santa Catalina
The seventeenth century castle, which formed part of the city’s defense from the time of King Felipe II, has been partially restored and now has four rooms where exhibitions of paintings, engravings and photographs are held. Located on Calle Antonio Burgos (Playa La Caleta).
Calle Antonio Burgos (Playa La Caleta).
Tel. 956 226 333.
November-April, Monday-Sunday, 10:30-18:00 hrs
May-October, Monday-Sunday, 10:30 - 20:00 hrs
Diputación Provincial de Cádiz
Situated in an eighteenth century palace, the building holds at least six major exhibitions each year related to a particular theme or a biographical account of a well- known local or provincial figure, or of an educational nature. Located in Palacio Provincial, Plaza de España.
Tel. 956 211 264
Open Monday- Friday, 10:00-14:00 hrs and 18:00- 21:00 hrs
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 12:00-14:30 hrs.
Centro Integral de la Mujer
The cultural theme of exhibits in this five-story building is the equality between the sexes in the history of Cádiz. There are paintings, sketches and photographs of cigarette girls and cyber-women, local female politicians, artists and writers. Located in Plaza del Palillero.
Tel: 956 21 11 99
Monday-Friday, 08:30-13:30 hrs and 17:00-20:30 hrs
Contemporary artists living and working in the province of Cádiz show their works here at Sala Rivadavia, which include paintings, photographs and sculptures among other media. There is also an annual exhibition of Latin American art. Located in Calle Presidente Rivadavia.
Tel 956 211 264
Monday-Friday, 10:30 - 13:30hrs and 17:30 - 20:30 hrs
Saturday, 11:00 - 14:00 hrs
Modern art can be seen at Galería Benot.
A gallery of modern art. Located on Avenida Ramón de Carranza (corner of Calle Rafael de la Biseca).
Tel. 956 228 610.
Monday - Friday, 11:30 - 13:30 hrs and 18:00 - 21:00 hrs
Saturday, 11:30 - 14:00 hrs
Baluarte de la Candelaria
The bastion was constructed in the seventeenth century overlooking the sea and facing towards El Puerto de Santa María to protect the natural entry into the port of Cádiz. Now restored, the building holds occasional art exhibitions indoors and concerts and theatre productions in its large outdoor patio surrounded by giant palm trees, where many carnival performances can also be seen. Located on Alameda Marqués de Comillas.
Tel: 956 80 84 72
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 - 14:00 hrs and 18:00 - 21:00 hrs
The building occupied by the Casino Gaditano was constructed in the 18th century for the Marqués del Pedroso and the mudéjar styled, two-tiered, open patio has now been restored to its former glory. This is the headquarters of the Foundation for Constitutional Studies where various cultural activities are held throughout the year.
Tel. 956 211 764.
Monday-Friday, 11:00-14:00hrs and 18:00-21:00hrs
More than 30 contemporary artists from the province of Cádiz and beyond exhibit their works here, which also functions as an online gallery. Located on Cuesta de las Calesas, Edificio Ifef.
Tel. 654 900 078
Open from 18.00 to 20.00 by appointment.
This exhibition space has resident artists as well as guest artists which take part in various exhibitions. Located on Calle Rosario.
Other locations that often house exhibitions at various times of the year include:
Canal Sur Cádiz (Calle Carpinteros de Ribera)
Casa Museo (Calle Ancha)
Centro Cultural Municipal Reina Sofía (Paseo Carlos III)
Centro Litográfico Andaluz (Calle Bóvedas de San Roque)
CUC Centro Unicaja de Cultura de Cádiz (Calle San Francisco)
Escuela de Arte de Cádiz (Avenida de las Cortes)
Sala de Exposiciones El Pópoulo (Plaza San Martín)