What to Do in Buenos Aires in May?

The temperature is getting cooler in May but the cultural life never stops. We have gathered all main events taking place in the city in May. Take your pick!

 

Exhibitions

Over My Dead Body - Mona Hatoum

Infinite Experience – MALBA

When: From March 20 to June 8

What: MALBA opens the 2015 season with Experiencia infinita / Infinite Experience. The event is less an exhibition than an experience that the viewer confronts. It consists of works that ensue in real time and partake of other disciplines such as theater and choreography.

Where: MALBA – Recoleta

Web: malba.org.ar

 

El Mago Desnudo – Laura Lima at Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art

When: Until June 7

What: Brazilian artista Laura Lima is considered one of the most relevant contemporary artists. El Mago Desnudo (The Naked Magician) evokes the tricks and artifices behind the artistic creation.

Where: MAMBA – San Telmo

 

Mona Hatoum: Over My Dead Body

When: Until June 14

What: Mona Hatoum work has been characterized by the reuse of commonplace and banal objects, inoffensive and harmless things rendered, in her production, hostile and suspicious.

Where: Fundación PROA – La Boca

Web: Proa.org.ar

See our blog post about this exhibition

 

Music and Performing Arts

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season - L Elisir D'Amore

Teatro Colón – L’Elisir d’Amore

When: From May 8 to May 14

What: Comic Opera by Italian Composer Gaetano Donizetti

Where: Teatro Colón – Centro

Web: teatrocolon.org.ar

 

Polo Circo – Circus Festival

When: From May 7 to May 15

What: Buenos Aires Circus Festival, for children and adults

Where: Parque Patricios

Web: polocirco.com

 

Eat & Drink

Buenos Aires Celebra Patagonia

Buenos Aires Celebra Centro

When: May 16 and 17

What: A showcase of the cultural and gastronomical Offer from the provinces of Córdoba, Santa Fe and Buenos aires

Where: El Dorrego – Palermo

 

Sports

River Boca Superclasico

Supérclasico – Boca vs River football match

When: May 3 and May 13

What: Football archenemies River and Boca play for the National Tournament

Where: Bombonera (Boca Stadium) on May 3 – Monumental (River Stadium) on May 13

 

Others

Buenos Aires International Book Fair

When: From April 23 to May 11

What: The most important book fair in Latin America. Conferences and workshops.

Where: La Rural Convention Center – Palermo

 

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