The popular event that marks the start of the Balearic art season, the Nit de l’Art 2023 will be held on Saturday 23rd September from 6 pm to 11 pm. A programme of activities organised by Art Palma Contemporani will be warming up the previous days. In addition, during the month of October, guided tours by professionals will offer privileged access to the contents for all kinds of audiences free of charge

Once again, next September, Nitdel’Art 2023 programme arrives with an agenda full of activities, visits and tours for everyone. An event in which professionals, art lovers and the general public alike will have the chance to enjoy the island’s cultural and contemporary art offerings.

Art Palma Contemporani – the association of contemporary art galleries in Palma de Mallorca – is organising a series of activities throughout the week. On Saturday 23rd September, the now traditional Nit de l’Art (Night of Art) will be held, which has marked the start of the Balearic art season for almost three decades. The opening hours of all the galleries involved will be from 18:00 to 23:00. Each of the 14 participating galleries also has its own programme open to the general public.

Art Palma is made up of:

  • ABA Art Lab
  • Baró
  • CCA Andratx
  • Galería Fermay
  • Fran Reus
  • Kewenig Palma
  • L21 Gallery
  • Galeria Maior
  • Galería Pelaires
  • Pep Llabrés Art Contemporani
  • Galería Xavier Fiol.

Guided tours in Spanish, Catalan and English

This 27th edition of the Nit de l’Art welcomes two young Mallorcan galleries that are already particularly relevant on the national and international scene: LA BIBI and Galería Fermay. In addition, this year the galleries M77 Gallery and PGallery are joining the Nit de l’Art.

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A moment of the press conference to present the Nit de l’Art 2023. Photo: Organization.

After the Nit de l’Art, in the following weeks, an extensive offer of guided tours by professionals in Spanish, Catalan and English will be included. Available to the general public and completely free of charge, these tours of the associated spaces and galleries of Art Palma Contemporani offer a complete and rich overview of both the artists and the different spaces. The programme of routes will be extended throughout the month of October.

Preview of the Nit de l’Art 2023 programme

This year’s edition features solo exhibitions by Susy Gómez at the Galería Baró and Teresa Matas at Aba Art Lab.

For its part, CCA Andratx invites us to enjoy a new day of ‘open studios’ and the inauguration of the solo exhibition by Anna Nero, among other exhibitions that can also be visited.

Galeria Fermay offers a group exhibition featuring works by Nadia Barkate, Alex Hudson and Nadia Naveau.

While at Fran Reus, three new exhibitions will be presented:

  • A group show with works by Thom Trojanowski, Jack Jubb and Guillermo Ros;
  • and solo shows by Marian Garrido and Piotr Bury Lakomy, the latter in ‘THE VAULT’ room.

Kewenig Palma opens the year with a solo by Andi Fischer.

L21 Palma opens its programme with three other solo exhibitions at its headquarters in s’Escorxador: Rob Thom, entitled “Berserkers”, Ryan Browning “Loot” and Ákos Ezer with his “At least we had fun today…”.

LA BIBI Gallery presents a solo project by celebrated artist Serge Attukwei Clottey.

Pelaires Gallery presents three solo exhibitions by national and international artists of great importance: Oliver Osborne, Inês Zenha and Diego Delas.

The solo exhibition “Variables”, by the young Palma-born artist Josep Santamaria, can be visited in two venues simultaneously: Galeria Xavier Fiol and Galeria Pep Llabrés.

Finally, Galeria Maior in Pollença invites us to discover the young Mallorcan artist Laia Ventayol García, with the solo exhibition whose inauguration will be held on Sunday the 24th of September.

Parallel activities

In anticipation of the big night on Saturday 23rd September and throughout the week, numerous events and activities will encourage the public to explore other formats that delve into different aspects of art.

Thus, on Friday 22 September, CaixaForum Palma will present a round table on private and public collecting with the presence of Nimfa Bisbe, Head of the art collections of La Caixa together with Lorena Pérez-Jácome, to whom, this year, the ARCO Foundation has awarded the Prize for the Dissemination and Research of Contemporary Art through Collecting. Together with her partner Javier Lumbreras, they received this outstanding award for the work they have been carrying out since 2004 through the Adrastus Collection, currently deposited as a permanent collection at Collegium.