Art Galleries in Seville: Here’s 3 That You Can’t Miss

This blog post was originally posted on June 14th, 2015 and was updated on August 3rd, 2017.

While Madrid and Barcelona certainly take the fame when it comes to art galleries, Seville is certainly worthy of a mention too.

Without an iconic, world renowned museum like El Prado in Madrid, Seville’s art scene is full of hidden gems to enjoy. The question is, which art galleries in Seville are worth the visit? Whether you’re an art connoisseur or just simply curious, here are four art galleries in Seville you really can’t miss.

Art galleries in Seville may not as famous as those in Madrid and Barcelona, but there are some hidden gems in our city - check out our recommendations!

Photo Credit: Luis Eduardo P Tavares

Museo de Bellas Artes

The Museo de Bellas Artes is one of Seville’s hidden gems and one of many influential museums in Seville. The importance of the works you see in this museum makes it (unofficially) the second most important art museum in Spain, after Madrid’s Prado Museum.

The galleries around the edge of the central patio feature work by some of Seville’s most renowned artists, including Velázquez, Zurbarán, and Murillo. Also, the building itself is equally as impressive, as it is originally an early 17th Century convent. Make sure to look up and take in its incredible ceiling. What’s more, if you happen to visit on a Sunday, an art market takes place in the square outside the museum. The overall experience of the Fine Arts Museum makes it easily one of our favorite art galleries in Seville.

Address: Plaza del Museo, 9
Hours: 9:00 – 19:30, Tuesday to Saturday; 9:00 – 15:00, Sunday (16 Sept – 15 June) 9:00 – 15:00, Tuesday to Sunday (16 June – 15 Sept)
Cost: 1.50 euros 

Both the amazing building and the incredible art collection make the Fine Arts Museum one of the best art galleries in Seville
The selection of art in the Museo de Bellas Artes of Seville is completely unforgettable! Photo Credit: Thousand Wonders

Museo de Arte Andaluz Contemporaneo

This building has a historical relationship with the arts – the 15th-century monastery was turned into a ceramics factory in the 19th century. Now, it is home to the Museo de Arte Andaluz Contemporeano. This museum is not just the home of contemporary art in Seville, but the home of contemporary art in Andalusia. What’s more, it even contains some of the most beautiful gardens in the city.

This gallery, one of our favorite art galleries in Seville, shows artistic trends from the mid 20th century onward. In addition to the permanent collection, which features the history of contemporary Andalusian art, there is an ever-changing selection of temporary exhibitions. It’s a short bus ride from the city center, but definitely worth the journey for any art lover!

Address: Monasterio de la Cartuja de Santa María de Las Cuevas, Avda. Américo Vespucio, 2
Hours: 11:00 – 21:00, Monday to Saturday; 11:00 – 15:00, Sunday.

Cost: 3 euros

Another of the best art galleries in Seville, the Museo de Arte Andaluz Contemporaneo is both a building and art collection you won't want to miss
The stunning monastery that house the Museo de Arte Andaluz Contemporaneo is, in itself, stunning. Photo Credit: Ecos del Torre

Centro Cerámica Triana

We love museums that really try to tell a story, and the Centro Ceramica in Triana starts the visit with an audio-visual presentation to set the scene. This isn’t any ordinary museum, nor is it a museum for those who just want to look at pretty ceramics.

Part of the museum focuses on examples of Seville’s famous ceramics, spanning the Moorish era (the 8th – 13th century) right up to the 1950’s.  The rest of the museum is dedicated to not only to the art of ceramic making – think kilns and mud – but it also explores life in the Triana neighborhood.

This is a great museum to check out if you are looking for more than your ordinary art museum experience. Also, it is a great insight to an art form that Seville is famous for.

Address: Calle Antillano Campos, 14
Hours: 10:00 – 14:00 & 17:00 – 20:00, Tuesday to Saturday; 10:00 – 15:00, Sunday & Holidays

Cost: 6 euros

One of our favorite art galleries in Seville, the Centro Cerámica de Triana is fascinating and stunning
The interesting design of the Centro Cerámica de Triana makes for a full experience at the gallery.

3 Comment

  1. Anne Franson says
    September 11, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    I am searching for paintings and written information on 19th Century painter Jose Laguna y Perez. I am travelling from Texas, USA and will be in Sevilla late Oct 2018. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thank you.

  2. Jackie Kerr says
    October 5, 2021 at 4:03 pm

    are you open in december ?

    1. Devour Tours says
      October 8, 2021 at 10:56 am

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