Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary Events News, Chasmata, Reflections

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary Events

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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao celebrates its 20th Anniversary in the upcoming days with major events, with “Reflections” on the lead

8 Oct 2017

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary News

The Museum will broadcast Chasmata via satellite, and will broadcast both Chasmata and Reflecions on HD streaming, plus astronaut Pedro Duque’s talk with students

Chasmata is a free event that brings together music and the cosmos in an unprecedented way. Organized in collaboration with the European Space Agency and BBK, Chasmata will allow audiences to “travel to space” thanks to unseen images of planet Mars and astronaut Pedro Duque. The public will enjoy a unique, immersive concert performed by over 120 saxophone players—who will bestrategically situated in different parts of the building—and will be able to interact with their electronic devices.

Note: capacity for Chasmata is already full

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary Events

Related to the event above and thanks to a pioneering collaboration between a museum and a space agency, astronaut Pedro Duque will offer a talk to high school students of Biscay about his experiences in the space missions he has participated in, will share advice to students interested in science and space, and will answer their questions.

Note: capacity for Pedro Duque’s talk is already full. Students were selected by a draw celebrated before a notary.

Reflections is a mapping show that will project images on the Frank Gehry–designed building. An open, free event, Reflections has been possible thanks to the collaboration of the City of Bilbao, the Provincial Council of Biscay, and Iberdrola. During four consecutive evenings with seven continuous passes each, the Museum will turn into an unforgettable experience combining music, light, and images for over 200,000 people. A show by 59 Productions.

Note: this event is open to the public. Free access, no reservations.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Building
photograph from Fundación del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary Event Details

CHASMATA October 9, 8 pm
• Where: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Atrium
• Show time: 8:30 to 10 pm
• Media interested in covering the show should come to the Museum Lobby at 8 pm
• Live satellite link: on the following coordinates:
Time: 8:20 – 10:00 HLE
XP 82
Downlink frequency: 11589V
SR 9.600
• HD streaming on:
Film on YouTube

TALK WITH PEDRO DUQUE October 10, 11:30 am
• Where: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Auditorium
• Time of the talk: 11:30 am
• HD streaming, preferably through browsers Chrome and Firefox, on:

REFLECTIONS October 11, 8:30 pm
• Where: Avenida de las Universidades, opposite the Museum
• Time: 7 20-minute passes, starting 8:30 pm
• Media interested in covering the show: October 11, 7:30 to 8 pm for the first pass
On October 11 there will be two locations reserved for the media: the central projection tower for TVs and photographers (Avenida de las universidades nº 5) and the Puente de la Salve stairs (Avenida de las universidades nº1) for journalists. Media interested should go to these locations between 7:30 and 8 pm.

Previously on e-architect:

23 Sep 2017

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Reflections

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary

Reflections, the extraordinary mapping event on Frank Gehry’s building will include references to some of the most iconic artworks in the Museum Collection

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Reflections image
visualisation from Fundación del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary – Reflections

Fundación del Museo Guggenheim Bilbao – 20th Anniversary

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary – excerpts below

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents special programme of events for its 20th Anniversary celebration

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is proud to announce a special programme of events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its opening.

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain photo © 2008 Gehry Partners LLP

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Address: Av Abandoibarra, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain, southwestern Europe

Phone: +34 944 35 90 00

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