Friends of the Museum

This May sees a new edition in the Short Visits programme, on this occasion with the Basque Country as its destination. Over two days Friends can visit the Museo Cristóbal Balenciaga, which is inaugurating its new exhibition Collecting Elegance, devoted to Mrs Mellon; enjoy a private tour of the Museo Chillida-Leku led by the artist’s son Luis Chillida; and take part in a private tour at the Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao, of the exhibition Abstract Expressionism, to which the Museo Thyssen has lent Willem de Kooning’s Abstraction, led by the exhibition’s curator Lucía Aguirre.

Booking opens on Friday 24 February through Mundo Amigo (91 524 92 10).