The city of Madrid collaborates since 2019 with this initiative, conceived to bring art closer to a younger audience. #VersionaThyssen is a competition that the museum is organising, which offer a space for young people between the ages of 18 and 35 to promote and showcase their creative work by re-interpreting paintings from the collection.
Contestants can submit, via Instagram, drawings, illustrations, paintings, collages, video-installations and other genres that can be captured in digital format.
In 2020, Fundación Coca-Cola joins the initiative as collaborator.
In 2019, 4 editions of the contest were held. As a closure for each one, the jury's decision is announced at a special event where the works of the finalists are on display accompanied by a concert in the museum’s Central Hall. In 2020, there are 4 more editions planned.