Mallorca Autumn – Cultural Highlights

October 2017.

Cultural Highlights

The autumn is the best time to enjoy so many different cultural highlights in Mallorca. Here’s a short selection of exhibitions, concerts and more. For full information please visit: www.infomallorca.net

Marivent Palace Royal Gardens – now open to the public

The royal gardens at the Marivent Palace are now open to the public together with a permanent display of twelve bronze sculptures by the famous painter and sculptor Joan Miró that were produced between 1969 and 1981. The Joan Miró Foundation is literally 5 minutes’ walk away from the Marivent Palace on the outskirts of Palma.

Entrance is free for a maximum of 300 people at any one time and the gardens will remain open all year. Opening hours are from 09.00-16.30 (October- April).

Sculptures by Miguel Sarasate in Cala Rajada – until 2nd Nov, 2017

Visitors can enjoy a very interesting exhibition of the artist Miguel Sarasate at the Paseo Maritimo in Cala Rajada. His exhibition “Ballant amb les ones” (Dancing with the waves) can be seen until 2 November in Cala Rajada featuring 33 metal figures of different shapes and sizes.

Mallorca International Film Festival – 26th Oct – 4th Nov, 2017

Image Source: evolutionfilmfestival.com

This year’s Mallorcan International Film Festival will open in Palma’s refurbished “Teatre Principal” with subsequent screening of different films & documentaries produced by international filmmakers at “Cine Cuitat” and the “Es Baluard” museum. The welcome filmmaker brunch and different cinema talks are hosted by Palma’s lifestyle emporium Rialto Living. More information: www.evolutionfilmfestival.com

Organ concert in Alaró – 6th Nov – 27th Nov, 2017

Every Saturday, an organ concert will take place in the parish church of Sant Bartomeu in Alaró’s main square at 11.30am. The organ concertist Miquel Bennacàssar opens the concert with works of J. S. Bach, Bernardo Storace, Dietrich Buxtehude, Andrea Gabrieli, JA Lefebure-Wély. Admission is free. Information: www.ajalaro.net

Permanent exhibition in “Es Baluard”,Palma – 01st Dec, 2017 – 07th Jan, 2018

Image Source: esbaluard.org

The “Collecció permanent” is a “permanent exhibition”, which can be viewed from 1 December to 7 January 2018 in the museum of modern and contemporary Art “Es Baluard” in Palma. The exhibition features pieces from 1949 to 2016 and includes 16 pieces produced by the famous artist Joan Miró. Opening hours are from Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 8 pm. Entrance fee 6 euros. More information: www.esbaluard.org 

Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró exhibition in Soller – until 26th Nov, 2017

“Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró: The Story of a Friendship”: several new published pieces by the internationally famous artists Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró, are currently being exhibited at the Art Nouveau Museum Can Prunera. More information: www.canprunera.com

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Further press information :

Dominique Carroll/Toni Gomez, Fomento del Turismo de Mallorca. Tel: + 34 971 725 396 (Mobile: + 34 669 49 77 22) email: news@newsmallorca.com

Background:

The Fomento del Turismo (known as the Mallorca Tourist Board) was founded in 1905 and is the longest established tourist board in Spain and possibly in the world. It was established with the objective of creating awareness of Mallorca as a destination and to study and implement how to promote the island to potential visitors and with over approximately 13 million visitors to the island in 2016 it has certainly completed its’ original objective. This institution located in the centre of Palma remains a private, independent and non-profit making entity that is supported by members from throughout the island’s tourism sector. www.fomentmallorca.org