La Semana del Arte - Buenos Aires Art Week 2012

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"La Semana del Arte 2012" (Buenos Aires Art Week 2012), the most important art event in Buenos Aires, will start on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012. For the ninth 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 23:
3.00 pm: Inauguration of Buenos Aires Art Week 2012 at La Usina del Arte, Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 501, La Boca, with a free concert by Esteban Morgado Cuarteto - Tango.
Free tickets must be picked up on Thursday 20, Friday 21 and Saturday 22, from 11am to 6pm at La Usina del Arte (limited capacity).

Tuesday 25 to Friday 28:
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, Centro.

Wednesday 26:
7.00 pm: Special GALLERY NIGHTS in Palermo

Thursday 27:
7:00 pm: Special GALLERY NIGHTS in San Telmo and Puerto Madero

Friday 28:
7:00 pm: Special GALLERY NIGHTS in Centro, Plaza San Martin, Retiro, Recoleta and Barrio Norte

Saturday 29:
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, Av. Figueroa Alcorta & Sarmiento. (all material provided by BIC company), art workshops, 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 2012 official website (in Spanish only).

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