What to do this week

Highlights in Buenos Aires for January 14 to 21.

What's on in Buenos Aires: highlights of the week

Art, music, dance and tons of outdoor summer activities to enjoy in the city! Just a few of the highlights of what's happening in Buenos Aires this week.


A Night at the Museum

When? Wednesday January 16, 8pm to 10pm.
Where? Museo Carlos Gardel, Jean Jaurés 735.
More info in Spanish

Ever imagined a night at the museum like in the film? This summer is your chance because each Wednesday from January 16 until February 13 a different city museum will open late into the evening offering fun for all the family. This week it's the turn of the Carlos Gardel Museum, where you can discover the magic of tango. Entry is free.

Vamos a las Plazas!

When? Monday to Thursday from January 7 to February 28, at 6pm and 7.30pm.
Where? Various squares in the city.
More info in Spanish

Part of the city's programme of summer activities, Vamos a las Plazas brings a range of 30 activites, including magic, theatre and stand-up comedy to squares in different neighbourhoods simultaneously each evening, Monday to Thursday, at 6pm and 7.30pm. Enjoy summer in the city!

Plazas Activas

When? Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 6pm.
Where? Various squares in the city.
More info in Spanish

Get involved in free activities in the city's squares, from dance and rollerblading to yoga and stretching.

Come Dance!

When? Wednesdays from January 9 until February 13, from 8pm.
Where? A different city park each week.
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Throughout summer the city government will be hosting dance classes and performances in city parks every Wednesday evening. Head along to shake your stuff!

Summer Love: For the Love of Dance

When? Thursdays from January 10 to March 7, from 8pm.
Where? Plaza Francia and Centro Cultural Recoleta, Junín 1930.
More info in Spanish

Make the most of the warm summer evenings to dance under the stars. With DJs and live performances, visitors are invited to let their hair down in Recoleta every Thursday evening.

Summer for kids

When? Thursdays from January 10 to February 17, from 8pm.
Where? Various city parks.
More info in Spanish

Shows for all the family with singing and dancing under the stars. Shows will be held in a different park each Thursday!

Buenos Aires Beach

When? Tuesdays to Sundays, from January 11 until February 28. From 10am to 8pm.
Where? Two locations: Parque de los Niños at the intersection of General Paz and Av. Cantilo, and Parque Indoamericano at Av. Castañares and Av. Escalada.
More info in Spanish

Sand, deck chairs, umbrellas, sports and water games provide summer vibes in the city. The two Buenos Aires Beaches offer reading areas, dance classes, shows and more. Entry is free so make the most of summer in the city!

Sur Tropical

When? Saturdays and Sundays until February 17, from 6pm to 9pm.
Where? Usina del Arte, Agustin R. Caffarena 1. 
More info in Spanish

Every Saturday and Sunday this summer, DJs and urban and tropical music acts take to the stage and provide a chance to dance at the Usina del Arte cultural centre in La Boca. Expect everything from funk and electronic music to South American psychedelia. Entry is free!


When? Fridays from January 11 until February 15 at 8pm.
Where? Parque Centenario amphitheatre, Av. Leopoldo Lilo e Rua Marechal.
More info in Spanish

Enjoy fun family films on the big screen in the open air at this free kids' film festival taking place at the amphitheatre in one of the city's biggest parks.

January at the Carlos Gardel House Museum

When? Saturdays and Sundays through January at 5pm.
Where? Carlos Gardel House Museum, Jean Jaurès 735.
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The museum has a programme of special activities planned for the summer with tango cinema on Saturdays and workshops for kids on Sundays.

We are Stars

When? Tuesdays to Fridays at 4pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holiday at 2.30pm and 6.30pm.
Where? Planetario Galileo Galilei. Av. Sarmiento and Av. Figueroa Alcorta.  
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Catch an astronomic show for all the family that tries to answer some of our most existential questions: “what are we made of?” or “where did everything come from?” An experience for the most curious and thos who want to explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry. 

62nd Salón Manuel Belgrano

When? Tuesday to Sunday, until February 3.
Where? Museo Sívori, Av. Infanta Isabel 555.
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The Sívori Museum exhibits selected award-winning work in the categories of painting, sculpture, drawing, and engraving in the 62nd edition of this event, which accompanies the museum's permanent collection tracing the history of Argentine art. Take a look!

50 years of the Museum of the City

When? Every day, 11am - 6pm.
Where? Museo de la Ciudad, Defensa 223.
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To commemorate its 50th anniversary, the Museo de la Ciudad showcases its entire collection under the heading “we're showing everything; we're not holding anything back”. The exhibition displays items from the collection as vehicles of experience and resignification, nott only traces of history. 

Rodolfo Ramos

When? Tuesday to Sunday, until February 24.
Where? José Hernández Museum of Popular Art, Av. Del Libertador 2373.
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One of the most important Argentine artists Rodolfo Ramos is the subject of this exhibition of 25 paintings, sketches and personal objects.

Pulso de Nicolás Mastracchio

When? Until January 31.
Where? Museum of Modern Art, Av. San Juan 350. 
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Nicolás Mastracchio is the artist responsible for exhibition that investigates the production and consumption of digital photography on the border of reality and fiction. The works hang freely from the ceiling allowing visitors to connect with the whole space of the exhibition. An intriguing visit. 

Art and the Bullfight: Goya, Picasso and Dalí

When? Until January 2019.
Where? Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art, Av. Juramento 2291.
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This new exhibition brings together work from three of the biggest names in Spanish art: Francisco de Goya, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The point of connection is the Spanish tradition of the bullfight, a theme represented in the artists' engravings and lithography. From different contexts, and applying different styles, intentions and meanings, the three artists represent the dramatic intensity of the bullfight.  

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The city offers all kinds of guided tours in English and Spanish. Explore the city on foot, by bike, by bus, or even on electric scooters. Check out all the options for guided tours in Buenos Aires.

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