Exposition halls

Land of talents.

OLIVARES VEAS THEATRE

Its construction began in 1910 with plans of José Olivares Veas, and ended two years later. During its construction the foundation of the unfinished tower of the church of the Jesuits was located. Access to the building is through a simple modernist entrance. Inside, the stalls have an ultra circular floor and the gallery is supported by iron columns. It has undergone several renovations and today is one of the spaces with most cultural activities. At the beginning of the 1990s the restoration of the building began: It was inaugurated on March 15th, 1994 by Queen Sofia.

OPENING HOURS: According to the programming

Information: Telf.: 956 70 30 13 / cultura@arcosdelafrontera.es (Organization of Cultural events)

CHAPEL OF MERCY

The chapel was founded in 1490 by the Marquis of Cadiz as a children’s home and a women’s refuge and hospital. Note the doorway in graceful Gothic style. Inside, sculpted in capitals, there are the two only remaining portraits of the Marquises of Cádiz. At present it is an exhibition center.

The Chapel of Mercy

Nuñez de Prado Street, 5

OPENING HOURS: According to the programming.

Information: Telf.: 956 70 30 13 / cultura@arcosdelafrontera.es (Organization of Cultural events)

 

SAN MIGUEL CHURCH

It was a Muslim fortress over a hill till the 15th Century and it became a hermitage dedicated to Saint Michael. It has also been an orphanage for girls as well as a church. Nowadays is not in use as a church and it is used as an exhibition center.

Corredera Street

OPENING HOURS: In Restoration

Information: Telf.: 956 70 30 13 / cultura@arcosdelafrontera.es (Organization of Cultural events)

FOUNDATION VICTOR MARIN

The Foundation Víctor Marín collects all the photographic, documentary and literary legacy of Víctor Marín Solano. The purpose of this Foundation is to inventory, digitize, preserve and make known this cultural legacy, essential to know the graphic history of our city, through exhibitions, publications, etc., and to encourage the love of photography through the creation of the Photography Award “Víctor Marín” and the Prize of School Photography “Víctor Marín”.

Victor Solano Marín was born in Valtierra (Navarra) in the year 1911. He settled in Arcos as a chemist, profession he practiced until his retirement in 1984. Apart from his profession his entire life was devoted to other activities promoting Arcos art and culture.

On December 9, 1982 he was appointed City Adopted Son for his human quality and its contribution in favor of Arcos and its culture.

Photographs Foundation Victor Marin

San Pedro street, 2 ( Mayorazgo Palace)


OPENING HOURS:

From Tuesday to Friday: 10.30 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. / 16.00 pm to 19.45 pm

Saturdays and sundays: 11.00 am to 13.45 pm

Mondays and festivities: Closed

Information: Telf.: 956 70 30 13 / cultura@arcosdelafrontera.es (Organization of Cultural events)

MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY

The rear of the Mayorazgo Palace is occupied by a Municipal art gallery that collects works of local artists and the first prizes of the contest of painting “Ciudad de Arcos”

Maldonado street, 11

OPENING HOURS:

From Tuesday to Friday: 10.30 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. / 16.00 pm to 19.45 pm

Saturdays and sundays: 11.00 am to 13.45 pm

Mondays and festivities: Closed

Information: Telf.: 956 70 30 13 / cultura@arcosdelafrontera.es (Organization of Cultural events)

ARTISAN ESTABLISHMENTS

  • Galería de Arte “Arx-Arcis”

C/ Marqués de Torresoto,11 arx-arcis@hotmail.com

  • Cerámicas “Ramón Carrillo”

C/ Boticas,15

  • Galería de Arte “San Pedro”

C/ San Pedro,7 gasanpedro@yahoo.es

  • Galería de Arte “La Merced”

C/ Marqués de Torresoto,10 gasanpedro@yahoo.es

Do you have any doubt?