La Semana del Arte - Buenos Aires Art Week 2011

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On Sunday, September 25th, 2011, the most important art event starts in Buenos Aires: "La Semana del Arte 2011" (Buenos Aires Art Week 2011). For the eighth consecutive year, nearly 100 art galleries, museums, and cultural centers will take part in a seven-day event in which visitors will be able to enjoy guided visits, conferences, concerts, special Gallery Nights, and diverse cultural and artistic activities, all of them free of charge. 
Schedule of activities: 
Sunday 25:
4.00 pm: Inauguration of Buenos Aires Art Week 2011 at the Amphitheater of Parque Centenario, Av. Lillo y Leopoldo Marechal, with a free open air concert by Pablo Agri and Camerata Argentina. (In case of rain the concert will be postponed). 
Monday 26 to Friday 30:
Every day at 4.30 PM: Program of free guided visits led by professional guides, starting at the meeting points of all circuits: Retiro, Barrio Norte, San Telmo, Palermo Viejo, Belgrano, Puerto Madero. 
Monday 26:
6.30 pm: Conference: Cultural Mangement. Banco Itaú, Auditorium - Cerrito 740, 18º floor 
Tuesday 27:
7:00 pm: Inauguration of Eduardo Pla's exhibition. Installation of 5 giant spheres and intervention of spaces inside the mall.
Paseo Alcorta Shopping Mall. Av. Figueroa Alcorta & Salguero 
Wednesday 28:
6.30 pm: Conference: "New Editorial Platforms". Espacio de Arte Eseade - Uriarte 2472
7.00 pm: Special GALLERY NIGHTS in Palermo and Belgrano (free transportation between Palermo and Belgrano). 
Thursday 29:
6.30 pm: Conference: "Collecting and Market". Galería Wussmann – Venezuela 470
7.00 pm Special GALLERY NIGHTS in SAN TELMO and PUERTO MADERO. 
Friday 30:
6.30 pm: Conference "Thinking on Art today". Banco Itaú, Auditorio - Cerrito 740, piso 18º
7.00 pm: Special GALLERY NIGHTS in CENTRO-PLAZA SAN MARTIN, RETIRO-RECOLETA, and BARRIO NORTE. 
Saturday, October 1:
12.00 - 4.00 pm: Closing of the event with "BIC Kids Drawing Festival".
Free activities for the whole family at the Rose Garden in Palermo (all material provided by BIC company), music, puppets and entertainers.
For more information on meeting points for guided visits, daily activities at the participating art galleries, and Gallery Nights circuits, visit La Semana del Arte 2011 official website (in Spanish only).

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