Over the next few minutes we will be breaking down everything we know about art in Seville in full detail and our first section will fully cover the best art galleries and museums near you.
After that we will get into a variety of other topics like art supply stores, events, festivals, dealers, appraisers, walking tours, local sculptures and statues, art classes, studios for rent, and the top frame shops in your area.
You can jump straight to any section that interests you most by using the table of contents on the left and we are also including a Seville art map with all of the spots we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
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Best Art Galleries & Museums In Seville
If you want to check out the best art galleries and museums in Seville you can head to:
- Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla at Pl Del Museo 9
- Delimbo Contemporary Art Gallery at Pérez Galdós 1
- Andalusian Center of Contemporary Art at Avda Américo Vespucio 2
- Galería De Arte Haurie at Calle Guzmán El Bueno 9
- Birimbao Arte Contemporaneo at Calle Alcázares 5
- Museo del Baile Flamenco at Calle Manuel Rojas Marcos 3
- AJG Contemporary Art Gallery at Murillo 10
- Galería Rafael Ortiz at Mármoles 12
- Galería Alarcon Criado at Calle Velarde 9
- Galeria Weber Lutgen at Fray Diego De Cádiz 9
- Museo De Artes Y Costumbres Populares De Sevilla at Plaza De América 3
The Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla is open from 9am to 9pm Tuesday through Saturday and until 3pm on Sunday and was established as a “Museum of Paintings” by Royal Decree on September 16, 1835 with masterpieces stolen from convents and monasteries by Mendizábal’s liberal government. It stands in the same square as the old Convent of La Merced Calzada which was founded on land provided by Fernando III after capturing Seville.
Delimbo is a gallery specializing in contemporary art that is open from 11am to 2pm Wednesday through Saturday and the majority of the works have roots in urban, street, and graffiti. Creators such as Alex Brewer / Hense, Momo, Ekta, Mafia Tabak, Andy Rementer, William LaChance, Matas Sánchez, Cristina Lama, Remed, Jeroen Erosie, Nano4814, 3ttman, Nuria Mora, Hell’o Collective, Eltono, Zosen and Mina Hamada, Rorro Berjano, Boris Hoppek, and other artists are all represented.
Founded in February 1990 with the goal of establishing an adequate institution for the research, conservation, promotion, and diffusion of contemporary art to the autonomous community The Andalusian Center of Contemporary Art (C.A.A.C.) is open from 11am to 9pm Tuesday through Saturday and 10am to 3:30pm on Sunday. Over time works began to be bought with the intention of establishing the foundations of a permanent collection of modern art in your area.
Galeria Haurie was founded in 1975 in Seville and promotes contemporary art in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts. You can head over to see all that they have to offer from 11am to 2pm and 6pm to 9pm Monday through Friday and from 11am to 2pm on Saturday.
Birimbao Arte Contemporáneo was founded in December 1990 and in 2000 it relocated and took on its current name Galera Birimbao under the guidance of Miguel Romero and Mercedes Muros. The gallery is open every day but Sunday and offers collections with a wide range of references particularly in the sphere of contemporary Andalusian art plus they provide discussions, colloquia, guided tours, presentations, and other activities at this contemporary venue.
One-of-a-kind experiences that combine dance, singing, and guitar can be found at The Museo del Baile Flamenco who contributes to the understanding of flamenco through both an interactive museum and their shows.
The AJG Contemporary Art Gallery is dedicated to promoting and spreading the work of contemporary artists with a strong international presence while displaying the most recent creative trends.
Carolina Barrio de Alarcón and Julio Criado formed Alarcón Criado in 2002 and today the gallery focuses on modern art from Europe and Latin America with activities that are centered on promoting the artists it represents by developing an annual exhibition schedule and attending international fairs in Europe, the United States, and Latin America on a regular basis.
Galeria Weber Lutgen is open Tuesday through Friday and began operations in June 2007 in an area of town that has always been the birthplace of the most intriguing phenomena in the emerging arts.
The Museo De Artes Y Costumbres Populares De Sevilla was founded in 1972 and is open from 9am to 3pm every day but Monday while being dedicated to Andalusian ethnological legacy, both physical and intangible, displaying objects and utensils that document the culture’s customs, knowledge, and ways of life.
Materials & Supplies Near You
New materials or supplies can be purchased at art stores in your area like:
- Casa Carreras at Calle Amor De Dios 27
- La Factoría Del Arte at Pasaje De Los Azahares 33
- Milbby at Av De Palmas Altas 21b
- Sweet Cute & Cool at Calle Jesús Del Gran Poder n5
Casa Carreras is a great local artist’s shop and its proximity to the Faculty of Fine Arts makes it an unavoidable reference.
After opening in 2004 in a small space quite close to the current one La Factoria del Arte focuses on the student population and it has gradually expanded the number and range of products.
Milbby is a platform for craft enthusiasts designed to inspire creativity as they sell over 20,000 art and craft items near you that are dedicated to over a thousand different hobbies.
Sweet Cute and Cool is a family-owned craft and gift shop that sells paint, scrapbooking products, modeling supplies, tools, and resins.
Shows & Events
There are some wonderful local art shows, events, and festivals like:
- Nights in the Gardens of the Alcazar in Summer
- Seville European Film Festival in September
- The Flamenco Biennial in September
Since the year 2000 the Nights in the Gardens of the Real Alcázar festival has been hosted every summer in a unique setting. The program is made up of open-air concerts with recitals and orchestras from Spain and abroad, this event has become one of the most appealing cultural programs in the city during the summer.
Seville Film Festival promotes and spreads European cinema establishing itself as an annual gathering place for European film talents, specialized journalists, and industry professionals. Spanish premieres of major films in contemporary auteurist cinema, the presence of a large number of emerging talents, the tenacious defense of the youngest Spanish cinema, support for Andalusian cinema, and above all, the complete assurance that a film festival can be useful to the public, films, and filmmakers today more than ever.
Since 1980 the Flamenco Biennial has been held every two years and since 2015 the Septiembre es flamenco event has been held in odd-numbered years. The event combines a flamenco competition with a variety of flamenco performances both song and dance.
Art Dealers & Appraisers
Art dealers and appraisers near you are where to find new unique works or learn the value of something you already own:
- Galeria de Arte Sorolla at Calle Canalejas 6
- Delimbo Contemporary Art Gallery at Calle Pérez Galdós 1
- Carmen Aranguren Fine Art at Calle Puerta de la Carne 4
Sorolla is an art gallery that has almost 30 years of experience in the sale and auction of art, paintings, and oil paintings by the most remarkable and internationally famous Andalusian and national painters.
Carmen Aranguren Fine Art was founded in November 2013 to provide advice, appraisal, and intermediation services in the sale of works. It is a gallery dedicated to ancient, modern, and contemporary art where objects for sale are shown.
Delimbo from our best galleries near you list also sells art.
Discover hidden corners in the old neighborhoods on a 2-hour walking tour with an alternative twist with Street Art Seville Tours where you will see art workshops, explore where the city, and wander the streets of some of the most characteristic districts.
Sculptures & Statues
These statues and sculptures in your area can also be fun to check out:
- Monumento a Juan Belmonte at Plaza del Altozano
- Zurbarán Statue at Pl de Pilatos 11
- Monumento a la Inmaculada Concepcion
- Monumento a Rodrigo de Triana at Plaza Virgen Milagrosa
- Monumento a Mozart at Paseo de Cristóbal Colón 23
- Monumento a la Tolerancia at Muelle de la Sal
This sculptural memorial honoring the bullfighter Juan Belmonte nicknamed “El Pasmo de Triana” was dedicated on September 30, 1972 in a neighborhood where he had lived since he was a child despite the fact that he was born on Feria Street.
In the Plaza de Pilatos there is a statue dedicated to the painter Zurbaran which was created by Aurelio Cabrera Gallardo in 1929. It was originally placed in Maria Luisa Park before being relocated to its current position in 1950.
The urban project was designed by architect Juan Talavera y Heredia in 1917 including the site of the Immaculate Conception monument and the statues are by Lorenzo Coullaut Valera and made of Carrara marble. Despite opposition from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts the proposal was eventually carried out and inaugurated on December 8, 1918.
The Rodrigo de Triana statue was created by sculptor José Lemus in 1973. With two of his operas The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni inspired by Don Juan Tenorio Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart popularized the name of Seville. On December 5, 1991, the second centenary of this musical genius’s death a monument in his honor that was the work of Rolando Campos was inaugurated in your area.
Eduardo Chillida, a painter and sculptor, created the Monument to Tolerance which was funded by the Fundación Amigos de Sefarad and was dedicated on April 1, 1992 to coincide with the opening of the Universal Exhibition of Seville.
Seville Art Classes
It doesn’t matter if you want private lessons or group classes for kids, teens, or adults the best art schools in Seville are:
- Sevilla School of Art at Calle Juan de Padilla 10
- Centro de Arte Acción Directa at Calle Fray Diego de Cádiz 13
- Aporía Espacio Creativo Academia Pintura at Calle Pinzones 36
- Crea 13 at Calle Muro de los Navarros 62
- Estudio Santaella at Calle Abad Gordillo 16
The Sevilla School of Art is a Junta de Andaluca teaching center with 19 middle and higher degree training cycles, 1 art baccalaureate, and 2 higher design studies all of which are equal to a university degree.
The Centro de Arte Acción Directa was formed in 1997 using the Atelier Abierto and German Kunstakademies as models. Drawing, painting, and sculpture are just a few of the artistic disciplines that can be learned and practiced at this great school in your area while courses in engraving, screen printing, creative recycling, ceramics, and creative processes have also been added recently.
Aporia creative space first opened its doors in September 2016 and was eager to embark on such an exciting journey. Because of their workshop teacher’s wide and varied curriculum they have a plethora of workshops and skills to teach and practice.
CREA 13 is an initiative that combines drawing, painting, and natural models classes with a plastic artists shared studio near you.
A painter, architect, and professor of drawing and painting Juanma Santaella conducts classes to thousands of students from all over the world at his own academy in the city as well as online.
Studios For Rent Near You
We are not aware of any local art studios to rent at this time. If you are please mention them in the comments so we can add the info to this page, thanks.
For art framing services in Seville head to:
- Cuadros y Enmarcaciones Guadalquivir at Calle Farmacéutico Enrique Murillo Herrera 1
- Entrearte Enmarcaciones at Calle Cuna 50
- El Marco at Av de las Ciencias 28
- La Niña de los Cuadros at C Manuel Ramón Alarcón 2 A
- Cuadros Venecia at Calle Cuna 51
- Venecia Decoración at Calle Aragón 39
- Entrearte Enmarcaciones at Calle Cuna 50
Cuadros y Enmarcaciones Guadalquivir has been manufacturing pictures, mirrors, and photo frames for over 25 years while also distributing moldings, sheets, paintings, and all the goods and machinery required for framing.
For a family business committed to custom-made craft frame and the sale of art contact EntreArte who has two graduates in fine arts from the University of Seville to assist you.
El Marco is a large framing workshop that manufactures pictures and frames for its stores El Marco and Limage as well as wholesale providing samples of moldings and matting to customers who do not have their own workshop and serving them your orders either by their own means here and the province or by transport agency in more remote locations.
La Niña de los Cuadros sells pictures, custom frames, mirrors, prints, photo frames, oil paintings, and home décor.
Cuadros Venecia is a family-run enterprise with a long history of frame, woodworking, and decoration.
All of the work at Venecia Decoracion is done by hand upgrading their workshop with new techniques of working and machinery while retaining the essence of traditional production.
In case you might be interested we have also written posts on:
- Madrid Museums & Galleries
- Valencia Museums & Galleries
- Lisbon Museums & Galleries
- Porto Museums & Galleries
Have Fun Enjoying The Seville Art Scene
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