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An intensive week

The Málaga Province and Costa del Sol will experience a very frenetic week with numerous openings that affect tourism and culture.

openingMarch 23
The opening of “Auditorio Philip VI” in Estepona, a theater with seating for 600 spectators will be a resource for performing arts on the Costa del Sol. The theater actually opened its doors on March 13, but the official opening is today to the tunes of Malaga Symphony Orchestra “Orquesta Filarmonica de Málaga”.

March 24
The opening of art museum “Museo de Arte de la Diputación (MAD)” in Antequera. The museum is housed in an old eighth century palace. Total has spent 593,000 euros to transform the interior of the palace of 1,000 square meters of exhibition halls. It will be both a permanent exhibition and temporary exhibitions. The museum is open between 10 am and 2 pm and 6 pm to 8.30 pm in winter, in summer between 10 am and 2 pm and 7 pm to 9.30 pm, Mondays closed.

March 25
The Russian Museum in the old tobacco factory in Malaga opens. This is a great museum of 7,000 square meters divided into two pavilions. The center has a budget of 3.69 million Euros for the first year. Here you will see Russian art from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, and the museum is a branch of the State Russian museum in St. Petersburg. The museum is open from 9:30 am to 8 pm, closed on Mondays. During summer, between 15 June and 15 September, it is open from 11 am to 10 pm.

March 26
Caminito del Rey officially opens March 26, but during the first two days it’s only open for specially invited guests, while the public will have to wait until Saturday, March 28. The tour is free for the first six months, but they only allow 600 visitors per day so the trip must be booked on their website. You can only book two months in advance, and it is completely sold out until 31 May. The attracction also closes if gusts exceed 35 km / h. More info about Caminito del Rey in a previous article, as well as on their website

March 27
The famous museum “Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga” opens its new temporary exhibition “Dias de verano ” – summer. It is a collection of artwork, both Spanish and international, with many scenes from the beaches. On March 28 only for invited guests, but on 27 March it is open to the public. The exhibition can be seen until 6 September.

The Museum of Modern Art in Malaga, “CAC Malaga” also opens a temporary exhibition on 27 March. It is the French-Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed showing their creations until June 7th.

March 28
Opening of the “Centro Pompidou” in Málaga. Here you can see more than 80 works of Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Frida Khalo, Magritte o Alberto Giacometti. From May you can also see temporary exhibitions, the first being of the surrealist Joan Miró.


Malaga at night. Photo: Goro, Wikimedia commons.

If you want, this can be a very intensive week.