Monthly Archives: April 2017

Jerez: La Fiesta de La Vendimia

Jerez de la Frontera, located in the Cadiz region of southwestern Spain, is a picturesque city surrounded by sprawling fertile land. This has provided the ideal conditions for two things the region is most famous for: vineyards and horses. Add the third – flamenco – and you have La Fiesta de la Vendimia de Jerez. […]

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Madrid: A Picasso / Lautrec exhibition at the Thyssen Museum

This fall 2017, visitors to Madrid will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see great works by two of Europe’s most widely revered modern painters: Pablo Picasso and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The Picasso / Lautrec exhibition highlights and analyses the close relationship between the works of the two artists. The Paris connection Around the same time […]

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Cáceres: A medieval city

Located in the heart of Extremadura in western Spain, Cáceres is a spectacular city of ancient cobbled streets lined with palaces, churches, and mansions. A rich history of Moors and Christians is reflected in the architecture, and visitors feel they’ve been transported back into the Middle Ages. Exploring the history Within its strong defensive walls, […]

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The year of Murillo: Seville honors a great painter

Seville will pay homage to one of its great artists, Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), with the project “Murillo and Seville. 400 years since the birth of a painter”. The project goes well beyond an exhibition of the Baroque painter’s works, and Seville will offer diverse cultural and social activities centered on Murillo, his art, and […]

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