An artsy guide for things to do in Madrid next Spring 2017

Looking for things to do in Madrid next February, March, April and May 2017?

Our team is getting ready for the next season and we were discussing last week about what to offer to the street art community we are building. Different ideas of things to do in Madrid came up and here is a mix of artsy related activities. Hope to see you at any of them, feel free to contact us on facebook for more details.

1) PhotoEspaña 2017

This international festival of photography and visual arts has offered the opportunity to discover the amateur & most relevant professional photographers in Spain, both Spanish and foreigners. Many workshops and activities will be offered during the festival; you can even sign up for the contest in this link til next 20th March.

PhotoEspaña as featured for things to do in Madrid

Instagrammers Madrid,

The IG crew meets every year at PhotoEspaña. It’s one of the top things to do in Madrid if you are a regular user of this social network.

Check out our guide of top things to do in Madrid

Influencers Madrid

A very good way to persuade your audience to buy your products is if your services are offered withing the festival. Will you participate? It will take part next 31st May- 2nd June

2) New arts media & control at La Neomudejar, Madrid’s avant garde center.

When visiting a city, our team always searches for unique street art experiences. In the same way, we only offer the best things to do in Madrid. One of the most exclusive, non-touristic, non-commercial and with a local point of view activities offered at Cooltourspain is a visit to La Neomudejar.

Things to do in Madrid at the museum-avant garde center

Artists residency in Madrid.

Located within a convenient distance of Madrid’s main station; its in-rotation exhibitions are considered to be top things to do in Madrid.

Things to do in Madrid at its visit to La Neomudejar

Art exhibitions in Madrid

This building from the XIX century was the former warehouse of the MZA (present Renfe), where hundreds of laborers worked on the iron, glass and wood that the train stations used.

3) ARCO 2017, Contemporary arts festival

It is Madrid’s most important artistic event and has been celebrated since 1982. This years curators are Christopher Grimes or Guillermo Romero among others. Have you ever heard any of these names? They are some of the most relevant people on the field in Madrid.

ARCO is a must for things to do in Madrid

IFEMA events

ARCO is helding at El Campo de las Naciones events center, the biggest of its kind in Madrid. Capability for over 50.000 people, where bloggers can attend for free. Are you a blogger? Click here.

Flyer description for things to do in Madrid.

22-26 February 2017,

ARCO will be held during Madrid art week, celebrated at different spots of the city. You can check our guide on what to visit during those events.

4) Pinta Malasaña

Somos Malasaña is the association in charge of pushing the economy of this neighborhood. They had a brilliant idea 2 years ago, why not painting the metal doors and front windows of stores with a cool street art decoration in order to attract customers? Apparently, they were successful on their goal: thousands of people visited the area within the same weekend. Top things to do in Madrid for free.

Taquen has painted at Pinta Malasaña and El campo de cebada.

Malasaña, Madrid

One of the most multicultural neighborhoods in Madrid will held a street art festival next April. Will you miss it? It’s free!

Curruncho and friends at Pinta Malasaña.

Street art community

Did you take the opportunity to participate at this graffiti event as an artists? We published an article last week about hot to submit your application. Hope you get a position!

5) Dive into Madrid’s street art with a local graffiti artist.

Experiences offered by local specialists usually get the attention of visitors who look for different things to do in Madrid. We are offering a weekly street art workshop to discover the stories beneath the artwork of national and international artists. Lavapiés, Calle Embajadores and El Campo de Cebada are some of the places visited at this 2-3 hours experience.

Street art techniques seen in Madrid.

Street art tour Madrid

Our graffiti experience is offered in different websites such as viator, getyourguide or minube. Check our website for special discounts.

street art tour.

Things to do in Madrid

Our project is socially, culturally and educationally involved and the team behind Cooltourspain is interested in people from different countries.

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