The community and Collegium presentation in Arévalo
On Wednesday July 22, 2020, Collegium presented the project in the city of Arévalo, in the Church of San Martin converted into an exhibition hall. This informative display seeks to generate inclusion, dialogue and the active participation of the community that will embrace it. The history and objectives are detailed along with artworks from the Adrastus Collection. Works by 16 international artists such as Adrián Villar Rojas, Jonathas de Andrade, Nairy Baghramian, and Danh Vo, combine with the Romanesque and ecclesiastical architecture of the site. Simultaneously, this presentation includes information on the architectural project of Tatiana Bilbao’s Studio, the investment made by The Lumbreras Foundation – Adrastus Collection and the chronology of ten years of work to date, the conceptualization of the 21st century museum, as well as previews of the complex and restoration actions that have been carried out.
Called “The Guggenheim of Castilla y León” by the local press, this presentation has already gathered more than 2,700 visits in a month, highlighting the visit of The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Javier Ortega, who reiterated his support towards Collegium as an economic and social catalyst for the region through quality culture in the rural area. The presentation was inaugurated by the Mayor of Arévalo, Francisco León; the territorial delegate, José Francisco Hernández Herrero; and the Head of Culture in the Provincial Council, Eduardo Duque.
This exhibition will remain open until October from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 19:45.
Adrián Villar Rojas, The Theater of Disappearance (14), 2017, inert materials.