Coming to Buenos Aires in June 2017? Here’s what’s going on in the city this month: exhibitions, events and performing arts.


MALBA: General Idea – Broken Time

Until June 25

General Idea Exhibition MALBA

Broken Time is the first retrospective in Latin America of General Idea, a collective of Canadian artists formed in 1969 by AA Bronson, Felix Partz and Jorge Zontal. Over the course of its twenty-five years of existence (1969-1994), the group produced a large body of groundbreaking works on an array of supports and in a variety of formats. It is still a point of reference for new generations of artists around the world.




PROA: Yves Klein – Retrospective

Until July 31

Klein Exhibition - PROA

Over 70 art works and 100 documents from the famous French artist are on display at PROA museum. Klein is one of the most relevant contemporary artist from the 20th century and the inventor of a new color in art history: the International Klein Blue (IKB).


Museo de Bellas Artes: Xul Solar – Panactivista

Until June 18

Xul Solar Exhibition at Museo de Bellas Artes

Argentine artist Xul Solar (1887-1963) was an inventor of imaginary languages and a strong believer in astrology. Solar’s paintings are mainly sculptures, often using striking contrasts and bright colours, typically in relatively small formats.



Sexteto Mayor

Teatro Colón Opera House: Julio César (Haendel)

June 6, 9, 11 and 13

Teatro Colón Opera House: Swan Lake Ballet (Tchaikovsky)

June 25, 27, 28, 29, 30
July 1st and 2nd

Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso: Sexteto Mayor

Every Friday in June

Major tango orquesta

Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso: Luis Salinas

Every Saturday in June

Argentine folklore music

Free concerts: Music in Traditional Bars (Bares Notables)

An opportunity to know some of Buenos Aires most traditional bars and cafés (see previous post about Bares Notables).

June 1 and 22, 9PM, Bar El Hipopótamo (San Telmo): Lo Péz (Argentine folk music)

June 2 and 9, 6PM, Bar El Colonial (Centro): Luciana Bozzo (jazz and bossa nova)

June 10, 9 PM, El Gato Negro (San Nicolás): Acratos Jazz Quinteto

June 16, 9PM, El Gato Negro (San Nicolás): Viviana Scarlassa (tango singer)

June 24, 9PM, El Símbolo (Almagro): Emilia Danesi and Nahuel Quiplidor (Argentine folk music)

June 29, 9 PM, El Celta Bar (San Nicolás): Puerto Elisio (flamenco)

July 1st, 9PM, Los 36 Billares (Centro): Leo Bernstein and Gabriela Flores (Latin American music)


International Auto Show – La Rural

June 10 – June 20

Buenos Aires International Auto Show (video in Spanish)

Buenos Aires International Auto Show takes place every two years and gather professionals and amateurs willing to discover the new tendencies on the automobile market.

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