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Private Galleries

Madrid has about 150 private art galleries, where you can view and buy the work of modern artists of all styles. Some of the best galleries are located on Claudio Coello in the Salamanca district. These include Guillermo de Osma, Claudio Coello 4-1° izda. (tel. 91-435-59-36; www.guillermodeosma.com; Mon-Fri 10am-2pm and 4:30-8:30pm, Sat noon-2pm; Metro: Retiro; bus: 2, 19, 20, 21, 28, 53, or 146); Paz Feliz, Claudio Coello 17 (tel. 91-575-86-86; Mon-Fri 10am-2pm and 5-8pm, Sat 11am-2pm; Metro: Retiro or Serrano; bus: 1, 21, 53, or 74); and Jorge Alcolea, Claudio Coello 28 (tel. 91-431-65-92; www.galeriajorgealcolea.com; 10:30am-2:30pm and 5:30-9:30pm; Metro: Retiro or Serrano; bus: 1, 21, 53, or 74). If you're keen on sculptures, visit Capa Esculturas, Claudio Coello 19 (tel. 91-431-05-93; www.capaesculturas.com; Mon-Fri 10am-2pm and 5-8pm, Sat 11am-2pm; Metro: Retiro or Serrano; bus: 1, 21, 53, or 74).

A prominent gallery in Chueca district is Oliva Arauna, Barquillo 29 (tel. 91-435-18-08; www.olivarauna.com; Mon-Fri 10am-2pm and 5-8pm, Sat 11am-2pm; Metro: Chueca; bus: 2, 19, 20, 21, 28, 53, or 146).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.