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Charles III: International and Scientific Projection in a Kingdom of Enlightment
Madrid, Dic 2016 - Mar 2017

To mark the 3rd centenary of the birth of Charles III (1716–1788), AC/E, in collaboration with the Museo Arqueológico Nacional, is organising this exhibition which sets out to analyse cultural, scientific and political aspects of his reign. The show brings together nearly 150 very important pieces from this period of history together with others that are less known or have never before displayed but are highly significant from an art-historical and scientific viewpoint. #MANCarlosIII


Independent Study Program (ISP). Whitney Museum of American Art 2017
NewYork, 01.01.2017 - 30.06.2017

The Independent Study Program (ISP) consists of three interrelated parts: Studio Program, Curatorial Program and Critical Studies Porgram. The participants, engaged in artistic practice, curatorial work, art history studies and criticism, are involved in a production that examines the historical, social and intellectual conditions of the art world with the aim of developing a series of activities. AC/E supports participation in this program by the artist Elena García, known professionally as Elena Lavellés

Night of Theatre n°9
Kolkata, 15.01.2017 - 31.01.2017

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Women in Action. Exile Room
Atenas, 05.01.2017 - 31.03.2017

Experimental documentary filmmaker and professor Natalia Marin is 1/3 of the film collective "Los Hijos", who live and work in Madrid. Her work combines observational documentary, avant garde and video art. Natalia Marin will teach a masterclass on Experimental Documentary and Self Expression, focusing on women's issues, as she takes a closer look at the equality of the sexes within the filmmaking landscape. The masterclass will be combined with a full "Los Hijos" retrospective prior to her arrival.

 Zarzuela and Spanish music concerts in the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center
Naples, 14.01.2017 - 19.03.2017

Opera Naples presenta a series of concerts and events featuring Spanish singers to perform Zarzuela as well as Spanish traditional art songs to promote Spanish culture through music in conjunction with Opera Naples' Renata Scotto Opera Program, with the support of AC/E.

Granados, de París a Roma
Lérida, 19.01.2017 - 30.04.2017
Cristina Lucas -The Big Questions / Edges of the Globe
Linz, 02.12.2016 - 26.02.2017

Lucas sets out to uncover what's really behind power structures: global issues, for example how our economy operates, how it carne about in the first place, and how it has changed until today, are the subjects of her exacting analysis and the associated research. And when she does research, it's always on a global scale, delving deep into history and its epochal chapters. 

La Biennale de Montréal 2016
Montreal, 19.10.2016 - 15.01.2017

AC/E collaborates with the Professionals Welcome Program of the Biennale, supporting the participation of the key Spanish arts professional Eva Gonzalez-Sancho to visit Montréal during the Opening Days of La Biennale in order to define collaboration frameworks and modalities of exchange. The aim of this project is to develop an agreement for projects to be presented in 2017 and 2018 featuring the work and ideas of Spanish and Canadian artists.

Charles III and the Dissemination of Antiquity
Madrid, 14.12.2016 - 16.03.2017

Virtual reality and 3D technology to enable the visitor's to  view simultaneously its three different venues in Naples, Mexico DF and Madrid. With the aid of the most advanced digital technology, it shows the highly significant role played by Charles III in disseminating the heritage of Herculaneum, Pompeii and Stabiae, as it was he who, as king of Naples, gave orders for the excavations at one of the most important historic sites ever discovered.  >See video of the VR

The Art of knowing how to see. Manuel Bartolomé Cossío, the Institución Libre de Enseñanza and El Greco
Madrid, 29.11.2016 - 23.04.2017

Manuel Bartolomé Cossío (1857–1935) was a Spanish Krausist educator and art historian. This exhibition is designed as a continuation of the one devoted to the centenary of the death of Francisco Giner de los Ríos, which ran from December 2015 to May 2016 and enjoyed great success with general public and critics alike. The layout explores other aspects of the ILE’s modernising project, providing further information on the areas examined and the main people involved. 

16 Characters to Marvel at and... Miguel de Cervantes
Santander, 30.01.2017 - 03.03.2017

This exhibition paints with words and literary creations a historical portrait of Cervantes, guided by the literary characters who populate and give life to his works. From Galatea to Persiles y Sigismunda.
 >See gallery of characters
>See video "Cervantes. Literature made Life" (in the exhibition)

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El Capitán Trueno. Tracing the Hero's Footsteps
Madrid, 10.10.2016 - 29.01.2017

The exhibition takes a look at three thematic and iconographic universes that were of crucial importance to the structure of this comic book over the years. These three areas are literature, architecture and technology, which are linked or bound together by a core idea that is political in nature: protection of the weak, aversion to tyranny (in all its varied forms) and the struggle for justice. This is an essential comic book in Spanish history.

Victorio Macho. From Madrid to América
Madrid, 29.11.2016 - 29.01.2017

The exhibition surveys the life and Spanish and Spanish-American work of the sculptor Victorio Macho, a forerunner of contemporary sculpture. It provides a biographical outline of the artist and an introduction to his work; the work he produced in Madrid, especially his monuments for the Retiro park; and the pieces designed and executed in Peru, Puerto Rico, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela.

Women of the Avant-Garde. The Residencia de Señoritas on its Centenary (1915-1936)
Valladolid, 18.01.2017 - 12.03.2017

In 2015 it will be a century since the establishment of the women’s counterpart of the Residencia de Estudiantes, the Residencia de Señoritas. To celebrate this anniversary, the Residencia is preparing an exhibition about a group of women who were pioneers in the exercise of science, education and the arts – fields in which some were leading figures in Spain of the first third of the twentieth century. 

Tino Casal, el arte por exceso
Madrid, 15.11.2016 - 19.02.2017

La exposición Tino Casal, el arte por exceso es un homenaje a este artista asturiano (Celestino Casal, Tino / Tudela-Veguín, Asturias, 1950-Madrid, 1991) que brilló en los 80 como estrella del pop español. Un recorrido por una pequeña parte del legado de este artista que fue cantante, productor musical, diseñador de accesorios y vestuario, estilista, decorador y escenógrafo, pintor y escultor.

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World
London, 24.11.2016 - 23.04.2017

'Fear and Love: Reactions to a complex world' is an exhibition of the new Design Museum in London. It consists of a series of eleven major new commissions by some of the most innovative practitioners in design and architecture. Each commission is intended to be a powerful statement about the potential of design today. The practitioners include the Spanish –with the support of AC/E– Andrés Jaque and Ana López.

Festival Internacional Santiago a Mil 2017
Santiago de Chile, 03.01.2017 - 22.01.2017

Desde 1994, cada año en enero Fundación Teatro a Mil organiza el Festival Internacional Santiago a Mil en la ciudad de Santiago de Chile y extensiones en varias regiones del país. Santiago a Mil es una ventana al mundo de las artes escénicas, donde los límites de disciplinas, territorios y culturas no existen. AC/E apoya la participación de Rocio Molina con "Danzaora y Vinática".

Don Quixotes around the world
Melilla, 19.12.2016 - 30.04.2017

The exhibition, organised by the Instituto Cervantes, was on view at its Madrid headquarters. An adapted touring version, on which AC/E has collaborated, is travelling to San Juan in Puerto Rico to mark the VII Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española (7th International Spanish language congress) on the 25th anniversary of its establishment. The exhibition features  iconographic and film translations and adaptations for children and young readers, as well as representing the voice of the work’s readers in 30 different languages.

Talaiotic Architecture. The Prehistory of Menorca
Alcalá de Henares, 27.10.2016 - 22.01.2017

This travelling exhibition is designed to promote knowledge of the rich cultural heritage associated with Menorca’s prehistory. Featuring original pieces, photos and audiovisual material, it explores the archaeological landscapes of Menorca, from the monumentality of the Chalcolithic to the Bronze and Iron ages.
>See photographs

Discover the Virtual Reality experience of the exhibition 'Charles III and the Dissemination of Antiquity'

This inmersion in virtual reality enables the exhibition to be viewed simultaneously from three different venues in Naples, Mexico DF and Madrid. With the aid of the most advanced digital technology, it shows the highly significant role played by Charles III in disseminating the heritage of Herculaneum, Pompeii and Stabiae, as it was he who, as king of Naples, gave orders for the excavations at one of the most important historic sites ever discovered.

Challenges of the Internationalization of Spanish Culture

Under the subtitle ‘Identities, at the border’, the 2nd Forum for the Culture is a space to reflect on the main challenges of  the 21st Century Society. AC/E supports the panel "Challenges of the Internationalization of Spanish Culture" that takes place on November 4 at 11.30 h.

CERVANTES. Literature as Life

Video produced for the exhibition "Introducing 16 marvellous characters and... Miguel de Cervantes". It traces the life and literary career of  the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616): the origins of our ingenious author, his great feats , the exchange of his sword for a pen, the birth of the gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha adn where our author’s adventures end.

Virtual Tour
Visita 360 'Lusitania romana' en el MAN

Visita con este tour 360 la magnífica exposición 'Lusitania romana' en el Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Un recorrido virtual por la provincia romana de Lusitania a través de más de 200 piezas arqueológicas.

Carlos III. Proyección cultural y científica de un reino ilustrado (ebook)
El Capitán Trueno. Tras los pasos del héroe (eBook)
El último viaje de la Fragata Mercedes (eBook)
AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report 2016 (eBook)