Buenos Aires Art Week 2019

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Plaza Intendente Seeber, Palermo

Taking place from April 8th through April 14th, the Buenos Aires Art Week 2019 will be a unique opportunity for local and international visitors to discover Buenos Aires' art scene through public art exhibitions, installations, performances and events for all audiences. The Art Week includes an interdisciplinary and free program that will be held at the “Semana del Arte Park”, exhibitions and special activities at 30 participating institutions, museums and cultural centers, the program Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires, the art fair MAPA, and the 28th edition of arteBA art exhibition.

Some of the activities at Semana del Arte Park include:

* Opening event for all public on Tuesday, April 9th, at 6:30 pm, to enjoy live music, food trucks and public art works.
* Five public artworks by Argentine artists Margarita Paksa (presented by Museo Sívori), Marie Orensanz (presented by BIENALSUR), Mariana Telleria (national representative at the Venice Biennale 2019), Luna Paiva (presented by Faena Art and Faena Festival) and Carlos Huffmann (presented by the Arts District).
* An architectural pavilion where several art performances will be presented. The Pavilion, in turn, will function as an information center, a meeting place and headquarters for a daily program of art and thought that includes, among others, guided tours, lectures, trainings and a drawing workshop for works of art for teenagers developed by Clave 13/17 (Recoleta Cultural Center).
* An open-air cinema series on art and culture, developed especially by BAFICI. From Tuesday to Sunday at 9 pm.
* Outdoor guided tours on heritage and contemporary art, from Wednesday to Sunday at 3 pm.

During the Art Week, the Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires Talk Program will also be held in this special edition in collaboration with arteBA Foundation. Started in 2017, and continued successfully in 2018, the Program of Talks will present a series of dialogues between more than 40 speakers from different parts of the world, representatives of the diversity of voices of the academic community, from April 12th to April 14th. The talks are free and will be held at the Semana del Arte park, and arteBA (La Rural Exhibition Center).

As part of the Buenos Aires Art Week, arteBA, the great Contemporary Art Fair, will take place from April 11th to April 14th at La Rural Exhibition Center. arteBA is the most important art fair of its kind in Latin America, an art exhibition where art galleries display their best artworks, offering the general public the chance to come face to face with truly unique collectors’ pieces. arteBA fair presents its 28th edition with more than 400 artists, represented by more than 80 galleries from more than 25 cities around the world, and new activities and sections.

Location Semana del Arte Park: Plaza Intendente Francisco Seeber (Av Sarmiento & Av. Libertador), Palermo.
Days and times:
Monday, April 8th through Sunday, April 14th, 2019
11:00 am to 10:30 pm
Access and all the activities at Semana del Arte Park are Free.
Free tickets for the activities that will be held at: arteBA, MAPA (Feria de Arte Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat), Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires), MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires), Museo Sívori, Museo Xul Solar - can be picked up at the Semana del Arte Park Pavillion from April 8th to April 14th, from 11 am to 3 pm.
*Limited daily stock. Up to 2 tickets per person per day.

For more information on venues, activities and daily schedules you can download the full program through this link (in Spanish only)

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