Palacio de Velázquez

One of the venues of the Museo Reina Sofía employed for contemporary art exhibitions.

Parque del Buen Retiro, Paseo Venezuela, 2

Along with the Palacio de Cristal, the Palacio de Velázquez (1883) is one of the two exhibition venues of the Museo Reina Sofía in the middle of the Parque del Retiro of Madrid. The building takes its name by the architect Ricardo Velázquez Bosco, which collaborated in its construction together with the potter Daniel Zuloaga and the engineer Alberto del Palacio. Conceived as the main pavilion of the “Exposición Internacional de Minería, Artes Metalúrgicas, Cerámica, Cristalería y Aguas Minerales” (1883), since 1987 Palacio de Velázquez begun hosting solo exhibitions by artists as Cindy Sherman, Nan Goldin, Juan Muñoz and José Manuel Brot. Closed in 2005 for renovations, the venue reopened its doors in 2010 with a retrospective dedicated to Miralda.


Opening Hours:
April – September: 10am – 10pm
October: 10am – 7pm
November – March: 10am – 6pm

Contacts & Details
T: (+34) 91 774 1000
W: Palacio de Velázquez

Parque del Buen Retiro, Paseo Venezuela, 2

Past Exhibitions
Esther Ferrer: Todas las Variaciones Son Válidas, Incluida Esta
Esther Ferrer (San Sebastián, 1937), a pioneer and one of the leading representatives of performance...
26 Oct 2017 - 25 Feb 2018
Palacio de Velázquez
Txomin Badiola: Another Family Plot
Organized by Museo Reina Sofia and hosted at Palacio de Velázquez, this major retrospective of artist...
23 Sep 2016 - 26 Feb 2017
Palacio de Velázquez
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