PRIVATE ART GALLERIES IN SEVILLA
Seville has a number of small galleries showing contemporary art by local artists.
Exhibitions of paintings and sculpture created by artists living and working in Andalucía.
Calle Alcázares 5. Tel. 954 561 084
Open Monday 18:00 to 21:00, Tuesday to Friday 11:00 to 13:30 and 18:00 to 21:00, Saturday 11:00 to 13:30
Contemporary art can, principally works by non-mainstream artists.
Calle Fray Diego de Cádiz 9. Tel. 954 909 47
Open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11:00 to 14:00, Tuesday to Friday 17:30 to 20:30
This fashion, art and furniture emporium is a New-Yorkish space with high ceilings, in a corner building bathed in natural light, perfect for displaying contemporary sculptures and mixed-media pieces by local artists which change regularly. locaartists’paintings,
Calle Viriato 9. Tel. 954 214 065
Open Monday to Friday 10:30 to 14:30, 18 to 21:30
Formerly called Montana, this shop and gallery is a hip hang-out in the newly revitalised area of Soho Benita. You'll find graffiti materials, urban art books, cult T-shirts and correspondingly cutting-edge graphic creations in the arcaded space at the back of this 1919 modernist building.
Calle Perez Galdos 1, Tel: 955 294 188
Open Monday to Saturday 11:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 20:30
Modern art gallery exhibiting mainly Spanish artists.
Calle Guzmán el Bueno 9. Tel. 954 225 726
Open Monday to Friday 11:00 to 14:00, 18:00 to 21:00, Saturday 11:00 to 14:00
Galería Rafael Ortiz
Founded in 1984, this gallery exhibits works by young artists, especially oils, watercolours and contemporary furniture.
Calle Mármoles 12. Tel 954 214 87
Open Monday to Friday 11:00 to 13:00, Tuesday to Saturday 18:00 to 21:00
Galería La Caja China
Situated in the heart of the city, this has regular exhibitions of contemporary art.
Calle General Castaños 30. Tel. 954 219 358
Open Monday to Friday 18:00 to 21:00, Saturday 11:30 to 13:30
A wide range of art, including paintings, sculptures and glass among other media, created by artists from different backgrounds and influences, in fortnightly exhibitions.
Calle Goles 3, 41002 Seville Tel. 955 266 299
Open Tuesday to Friday 10:30 to 13:30, 18:00 to 21:00, Saturday 11:00 to 14:00
Factoría del Barco ¨
An unusual gallery housed in a remarkable 17th-century house which holds exhibitions of various media.
Calle San Juan de la Palma 26. Tel. 954 214 660
Visits by arrangement only.
Museo de Baile Flamenco
As well a multi-media exhibition about flamenco dance, music and artists, this space has art shows with paintings along the same theme on the top floor.
Calle Manuel Rojas Marcos 3. Tel. 954 340 311
Open every day 9:30 to 19:00
Smaller galleries showing exhibitions of modern works include Galleria Full Art in c/Madrid, off Plaza Nueva, and Galeria Nuevoarte, in c/San Vincente, A number of banks in Seville foster the arts: Caja San Fernando has a small but prestigious space in its building on Plaza San Francisco, while El Monte holds exhibitions (as well as music and film events) at its Centro Cultural in c/Larana 4, near Plaza Encarnación.
Hospital de los Venerables
Temporary art exhibitions take place in this 17th-century building, originally constructed as a home for priests, which also has paintings by Murillo, frescoes by Valdes Leal and sculptures by Pedro Roldán.
Plaza Venerables 8. Tel. 954 562 696
Open every day 10.00 to 14.00, 16.00 to 20.00
Museo de Carruajes
This is housed in the 16th-century Convento de los Remedios - it has many examples of old horse-drawn carriages which were used in the town and in the country, and also other related exhibits including paintings and photographs.
Plaza de Cuba. Tel. 954 272 604
Open Monday to Friday 09:00 to 14:00
Fundacion Valentin Madariaga
The US pavilion from the 1929 Expo now holds the MP Contemporary Art Collection, owned by the late philanthropìst Valentin Madariaga, featuring works by Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys. More>
Avda. de María Luisa s/n. Tel. 954 366 072
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10.00 - 14.00, 17.00 - 20.00; Saturday and Sunday 10.30 - 14.30.
ART MARKETS AND OTHER SPACES
If you like buying direct from the artist, there are several markets with original paintings by local artists of varying quality. These take place at the weekend.
Mercado Paseo de Arte
This takes place every Saturday and Sunday, on a delightful riverside walkwa, in front of Castillo San Jorge and below Triana Bridge. You can buy art and handicrafts.
Paseo de Nuestra Señora de la O, Triana.
Open Saturday and Sunday 10.00 to 14.30
Mercadillo del Museo
In the leafy square outside the Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville's most prestigious art gallery, local artists set up their stalls selling paintings every Sunday morning.
Plaza del Museo.
Open Sundays 10.00-14.00
Many cafes and restaurants now have art for sale on their walls, this is the most exciting such venue. A relaxed, spacious boho-trendy café-art space owned by an artist couple, Alvario and Cristina, all the furniture (antique and mid-century) and art is for sale; they also have poetry readings and live DJ sets.
Calle Amor de Dios 7. Tel. 692 239 404
Open Tuesday to Sunday 9.30 to 00.00
See also our page on Municipal art galleries in Seville.