Present day - Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

Donation of the Roberto Sáenz de Gorbea Collection 

The collector and gallery owner Roberto Sáenz de Gorbea has donated an important set of artworks comprised of paintings, sculptures, photographs and works on paper to the Bilbao Fine Arts…

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New phase of the Agravitas expansion

On 19 January 2024, the first V-columns of the structure of the expansion of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum were placed. This marked a very important milestone in the implementation of…

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BBKateak new rotation

  Getting beyond conventions Murillo captures the ecstasy of this standing Saint Adelelmus by tinkering with the volume, weight and scale until achieving the monumentality and artistic solidity of a…

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Iberdrola-Museum Conservation and Restoration Programme

The Iberdrola-Museum Conservation and Restoration Programme takes shape in actions whose goal is to ensure the material integrity of the works of art in order to properly conserve and exhibit…

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Art to Touch. Visual accessibility programme

Since 2012, Iberdrola and the museum have been partnering in the Art to Touch programme, whose main goal is to make learning about and enjoyment of works of art accessible…

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Preview of 2024 activities

During the architectural enlargement process and the parallel museographic transformation, the Bilbao museum’s ties with its history and its future outlook have become the driving ideas around which its public…

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Tour de France posters

The Basque Country will host the Grand Départ of the 110th edition of the Tour de France and the first three stages of the race, starting in Bilbao on 1…

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That Time

Tabakalera and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum present the joint exhibition That Time. Both institutions are premièring what is their first collaboration, which arose as an opportunity during the expansion…

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Gau Zuria

The founding of Bilbao (15 June 1300) is commemorated every year with an extensive programme of live performances, including music, light and sound, performing arts and literature, among others. The…

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The monumental sculpture “Meeting place IV” by Eduardo Chillida is travelling to Chillida Leku

Meeting Place IV (1973) by Eduardo Chillida (1924–2002), one of the most monumental and iconic sculptures at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, is travelling to Chillida Leku (Hernani, Gipuzkoa) on…

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Shared collection

La semana pasada se dieron a conocer en Artium Museoa las nuevas adquisiciones de obras de arte vasco realizadas en el marco de esta iniciativa promovida por el departamento de…

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Iberdrola and the museum resume Art to Touch  

  For two decades now, Iberdrola and the museum have been partnering in the Art to Touch programme, whose main goal is to make learning about and enjoying art accessible…

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Calendar of events

BBK Art Route V

exhibition

Eugui artistic armoury, Navarra

exhibition

Out of Control. Reports on the Atomic Bomb

exhibition

Begoña María Azkue Bequest 

exhibition

BBKateak

exhibition

Sergio Prego. Thirteen to Centaurus

exhibition