What's on in Buenos Aires: highlights of the week
From exhibitions to summer programmes at different parks and even an outdoor party here are just a few of the highlights of what's happening in Buenos Aires this week.
FIBA (Buenos Aires International Festival)
When? Thursday January 23rd to Saturday February 1st.
Where? Various venues.
The Buenos Aires International Festival brings together the best in theatre, music and dance. Discover new talent and established artists with performances throughout the city, not only in traditional theatre spaces but also in unexpected public spaces. The main themes for this year's festival are gender and diversity, the environment, integration, and technology.
Ciudanza dance festival
When? Friday January 24th to Sunday 26th.
Where? Various venues.
As part of FIBA, Ciudanza brings dance to the city's urban spaces with outdoor performances in parks and squares encouraging spectators to see the city landscape afresh.
Buenos Aires Beach
When? From January 10th to March 1st. Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am to 8pm.
Where? Parque de los Niños, General Paz and Avenida Cantilo. Parque Indoamericano, Av. Castañares and Av. Escalada.More info
Buenos Aires has everything - even beaches in summer! The parks Parque de los Niños and Parque Indoamericano host artificial beaches throughout January and February with sand, parasols, sun loungers, showers and a host of sporting activities for all the family to enjoy the sun. Admission is free and there's even free wifi connection.
When? Tuesday January 21st to Saturday 25th.
Where? Centro Cultural Recoleta. Junín 1930.More info
The third edition of the Recoleta Cultural Centre's summer programme Amor de Verano, offers tons of activities for young people including live music, talks, rap contests, break dancing, ping pong, volleyball, classes in drawing, percussion, exercise, and much more. There'll also be areas with sports and board games through the afternoon and evening. Take a look!
Summer at the Reserve
When? Martes 21 al martes 28 de enero desde las 9 h.
Where? Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur.
The Ecological Reserve hosts a range of activities for the summer, including bicycle tours, walks and more. Everything is free.
Summer at Ecoparque
When? Tuesday January 21st to Saturday 25th, from 11am.
Where? Ecoparque. Entrances at Av. Las Heras and Av. Sarmiento, and Av. Libertador and Av. Sarmiento.
The former city zoo now offers a space in which to learn about the environment and conservation. There are a range of summer activities on offer for all the family.
Sergio de Loof at the Museo Moderno
When? Until April 20.
Where? Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires. Av. San Juan 350.
The Moderno celebrates the legacy of Sergio de Loof with a comprehensive exhibition that explores his work through clothing and includes his diaries, a selection of unpublished documentary materials, and much more.
Summer at Museo Larreta
When? Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from midday to 7pm. Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 8pm.
Where? Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta. Juramento 2291.
With a programme for all ages, head along to Museo Larreta. There are guided visits of the house and garden, workshops, exhibitions, plays, live shows and many other activities.
Summer at city cultural centres
When? Until January 26th.
Where? Various cultural centres around the city
Many of the city's cultural centres are staging a special summer schedule of concerts, dance shows, circuses, fairs, and activities for children and all the family. Admission to all events is free, so check it out!
Vamos las Plazas
When? Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5.30pm and at 7.30pm.
Where? Many plazas around the city.
Take advantage of summer in the city to enjoy a host of outdoor activities. From Friday to Sunday, 30 daily activities will be held, including bubble shows, theatre, animations, stand-up comedy and music shows, among many other activities for all the family.
Summer at the Quinquela Martín Museum
When? Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 6pm. Saturdays and Sundays, 11.15am to 6pm.
Where? Museo Benito Quinquela Martín. Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1843/35.More info
The museum is offering a host of activities over the summer, with new temporary exhibitions, guided tours, an augmented reality project, and much more. The exhibition of Argentine art exhibits more than 1,500 works, while a temporary exhibition explores life in La Boca's portside tenement dwellings. Entry is free.
El Palais de Glace at Manzana de las Luces
When? Monday to Friday, 11am to 7pm. Saturday and Sunday, 1pm to 7pm.
Where? Manzana de las Luces Historical Complex. Perú 294.More info
This exhibition reveals unexpected connections between the Palais de Glace, now an important arts venue in Recoleta, and the Manzana de las Luces, the city's historic Jesuit block. Here 25 pieces from the Palais de Glace's collection (the venue itself is currently being renovated) absorb the Manzana de las Luces' four centuries of history and culture to create an intriguing narrative. Entry is free.
Mirada al Tiempo
When? Until February 24th.
Where? Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti. Pujol 644.More info
Don't miss this exhibition in which seventeen artists from different disciplines explore changing identity, tradition and folklore.
Anish Kapoor at Fundación Proa
When? Until March.
Where? Fundación Proa, La Boca.
This exhibition presents major works from 40 years of the British artists's work, from early pigment sculptures to iconic sculptures that explore rituals.
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