The Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) is one of the most frequented places of worship by art lovers and many tourists who come to Valencia. It is, after all, a benchmark throughout Europe. For those who want to enjoy a wide range of modern works of art, the IVAM offers people passing through València an exquisite exhibition of collections. Therefore, following the IVAM’s latest news and its agenda is one of the obligations for any Valencian citizen or tourist who chooses this city as their next tourist destination. International co-productions, fundamental artists of the 20th century, specific projects and external projection define the museum’s programming in a very important year. In 2019, the IVAM has once again prepared a series of high quality exhibitions that will amaze the public, even more so since it is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Moreover, it continues the same lines with projects that have marked the programming of recent years, such as the importance of the collection, the commitment to give women artists visibility or the initiatives created for gallery 6 of the museum, within the line «The IVAM produces».


1989. The end of the 20th century / until 19 May (2019)

The exhibition “1989” will focus on the center’s inaugural year, a particularly significant historical moment, with events as symbolic as the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Paco Roca / Until 30 June (2019)

Paco Roca’s work for the IVAM is focused on the creation of a new comic strip based on the history of the museum and that he will recreate in gallery 6. The walls will act as the comic book’s pages and the strip will fuse with the entire museum..

Tiempos convulsos / hasta el 19 de mayo (2019)

This collection is a sample of British Pop Art and Spanish Realism, which will range from historical moments – Civil War and World Wars – to micro-policies, with the introduction of women’s movement.


Mother of the Forsaken/ hasta el 24 de marzo (2019)

This exhibition series rebuilds the cultural and social history of «La Geperudeta» (the Hunchback), a religious icon highly significant for most of people from Valencia. Three exhibitions recall the development of Valencian religiousness.

Fernando Bustamante


Centro cultural Bancaja

Picasso / hasta el 31 marzo (2019)(fotografías, óleos, grabados)

A selection of over 100 art works, this exhibition by Picasso reflects the joy for life he maintained throughout his life and which he captured in his work.