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Guggenheim Bilbao extends its hours until September 22 due to high visitor demand

Guggenheim Bilbao extends its hours until September 22 due to high visitor demand

Jeickson Sulbaran

June 17, 2024 | 9:14 a.m.

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao adjusts its hours to accommodate the increase in summer visitors, offering more opportunities to enjoy art

Starting tomorrow and until September 22, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao will extend its opening hours, remaining open every day of the week from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m. ANDThis measure seeks to absorb the large influx of public that the museum is receiving during the summer period. This way, both residents and tourists will have more time to explore the various exhibitions and activities that the museum offers.

The museum has experienced a notable increase in the number of visitors, which has led the authorities to extend opening hours. This decision not only facilitates access to art for more people, but also improves the visitor experience by reducing crowding. It is evident that the Guggenheim Bilbao continues to be a cultural reference point of great relevance in Bizkaia, attracting thousands of people interested in its outstanding exhibitions.

Featured exhibitions during the summer

Visitors who come to the Guggenheim Bilbao will be able to enjoy a series of exceptional exhibitions. Among them, se finds «Signs and objects. Pop Art from the Guggenheim Collection", sponsored by BBK, available until September 15. This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into Pop Art, highlighting iconic pieces that have defined this artistic movement.

Guggenheim Bilbao extends its hours until September 22 due to high visitor demand

Starting on June 28, the Yoshitomo Nara exhibition will open, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation. This sample promises to be an important point of interest, pfeaturing the works of this renowned Japanese artist whose influence has been significant in contemporary art. In addition, "Marta Jungwirth", sponsored by Occident, adds a European dimension to the museum's exhibition offering, presenting the works of this influential Austrian artist.

An unparalleled cultural offer

The Guggenheim Bilbao does not only focus on large temporary exhibitions. It also maintains a permanent collection of works of art that reflect the diversity and wealth of modern and contemporary art. The exhibition “Works from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Collection”, sponsored by BBK, is a clear example of this, offering visitors a deep insight into artistic evolution through carefully selected pieces.

Likewise, the museum's Film & Video room will present "Anthony McCall: Fraction of a Second" starting June 19. This exhibition explores the intersection between film and visual art, providing a unique experience that invites visitors to reflect on the perception of time and space.

A cultural summer in Bilbao

Summer in Bilbao promises to be vibrant and full of cultural opportunities. With the extension of the Guggenheim's hours, Both the inhabitants of Bizkaia and tourists have an excellent excuse to immerse themselves in the world of art. The museum's decision to adjust its hours demonstrates its commitment to the community and its desire to make art accessible to all.

The Guggenheim Bilbao's exhibition offering, combined with its impressive architecture, makes the museum an essential destination. The extension of the schedule until September 22 is an open invitation to discover and rediscover this iconic cultural space.

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