the Pompidou Centre Malaga
Opened on 28 March 2015, the Pop-Up Pompidou is housed in El Cubo, a cuboid glass structure in Malaga port, and buildings next to it. It received 76 thousand visitors in the first three months.
The 6000m2 centre has 80 works, with two or three annual exhibitions lasting 3-6 months during the next five years.
Divided into seven sections: metamorphoses, the body in pieces, the political body, self-portraits, man without a face, the workshop of Brancusi, and a final section dedicated to the architecture of the first Pompidou Centre, in Paris.
works of art
Works in the centre's collection will include 20th century masterpieces such as The frame (self-portrait) by Frida Kahlo, The flowered hat by Picasso, a self-portrait by Francis Bacon, The rape by René Magritte and Women in an interior by Léger, as well as contemporary works by French-Tunisian artist Kader Attia and French conceptual artist Sophie Calle. The Pompidou Malaga will follow the example of the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris, with works from 1905 to present day, and is the only branch of the museum outside France.
make a day of it
As well as the temporary exhibitions, other events will feature dance, film and the spoken word. Workshop events will be aimed at children aged 6-12. There are many great restaurants, shops, artesian market stalls and coffee bars nearby.
15 December 2017 to 1 November 2018 - LAS UTOPÍAS MODERNAS
This new semi permanent exhibition tells the story of the great utopias of the XX and XXI century, told through the great works of the Pompidou Center. Thematic, multimedia and chronological, it consists of six chapters: "La gran utopía", "El fin de las ilusiones", "Conjunto", "La ciudad radiante", "Imaginar el futuro", "La edad de oro". The selected works reflect the historic accomplishments that have fed the imagination and the ideals of modern and contemporary artists.
Daily except Tuesday 9.30 to 20.00 hrs
Last entrance half an hour before closing.
Closed on 25 December and 1 January.
Permanent Exhibitions 7€ (reduced price 4€)
Temporary Exhibitions 4€ (reduced price 2.5€)
Both Exhibitions combined 9€ (reduced price 5.5€)
(reduced price is for those over 65 and students under 26)
Free entrance is for unemployed, under 18's, handicapped with acreditation, everybody on Sunday after 16.00hrs.
There is ample parking right below the Pomidou in Muelle Uno
Muelle Uno, Malaga port area, Malaga City
Tel: 902 646 289