Granada Art Galleries
(Granada, Andalucia, Spain)
Granada offers a reasonable selection of art galleries and art-related museums, containing many notable works. The Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes) is one of Granada's most popular galleries and is home to a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures and plasters, many of which date from the 1500s.
Other interesting exhibition spaces in the city include the Royal Chapel Sacristy Museum - part of the Santa Maria Cathedral, and the Rodriguez Acosta Foundation - which is dedicated to the works of local artist José Maria Rodriguez-Acosta.
Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes)
Address: Palace of Carlos V. Alhambra, Granada, Andalucia, Spain
Tel: +34 958 224 843
Without doubt Granada's premier art gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes) is home to many important works, dating from the 16th century onwards. Standing on the Alhambra hill, the museum features many outstanding religious paintings, sculptures and ornate plasters. Part of the Palace of Carlos V, the gallery also features a number of 20th-century paintings and an extensive art-related library.
Open hours: April to September, Tuesday - 14:30 to 19:45, Wednesday to Saturday - 09:00 to 19:45, Sunday - 09:00 to 14:00; October to March, Tuesday - 14:30 to 18:00, Wednesday to Saturday - 09:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 09:00 to 14:00
Royal Chapel Sacristy Museum (Sacristio Museo de Capilla Real)
Address: Royal Chapel (Capilla Real), Santa Maria Cathedral, Gran Via de Colón, 5, Granada, 18001, Andalucia, Spain
Tel: +34 958 229 239
Housing many important works, a colourful collection of panels which originated from the Flemish School, and a number of local artefacts, the Royal Chapel Sacristy Museum is worthy of a visit. Paintings here include a mixture of Flemish, Italian and Spanish works.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 13:00; 15:30 to 18:00
Rodriguez Acosta Foundation
Address: Callejón del Nino del Royo, Granada, Andalucia, Spain
Tel: +34 958 227 497
With many decorative arts, local archaeological finds the artefacts, the Rodriguez Acosta Foundation celebrates the life of Granada artist José Maria Rodriguez-Acosta, with a large collection of original paintings on display.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 13:30