Fine Art Study Trip Madrid 2017

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Wolverhampton School of Art

Fine Art | Madrid Study Trip 2017

 

FINE ART MADRID STUDY TRIP

20-24 March 2017

INFO

Travel Dates:

Departure: Monday 20 March 2017

Meeting Wolverhampton Central Railway Station 9.00 AM

 

Flight: Ryanair FR2083

20 March 2017

 

Birmingham (BHX) to Madrid (Terminal 1)

Dep. 12.00 Arr: 15.20

 

Return: Friday 24 March 2017

 

Flight: Ryanair: FR2082

Madrid (Terminal 1) to Birmingham

Dep: 10:45 Arr: 11:35

 

Hostel/ Accommodation:

Cat’s Hostel, Calle Cañizares, 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain

Phone: +34 913 69 28 07

http://catshostel.com

  

Accompanying Staff:

 

Christian Mieves: Christian.Mieves@wlv.ac.uk

Gavin Rogers: Gavin.Rogers@wlv.ac.uk

Sarah Byrne: SL.Byrne@wlv.ac.uk

 

Luggage:

You can carry one cabin bag weighing up to 10 kg with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, plus 1 small bag up to 35 x 20 x 20 onboard the aircraft.

for more info: https://www.ryanair.com/gb/en/plan-trip/travel-extras/cabin-baggage-allowance-and-luggage-fees

  • Liquids carried must be in a container of no more than 100ml (3.4 ounces)
  • All liquids should be carried in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of up to 20cm x 20cm with a total capacity of up to a litre
  • You must be able to completely close the bag and be able to fit it in your hand baggage
  • The bag of liquids must be taken out of other hand baggage to be screened separately

 

 

Important

Notice: All students must have a valid passport and a European Health Insurance Card     (EHIC). You are covered by a basic policy from the university. Any student with pre-     existing medical conditions must ensure that they have adequate and suitable             insurance cover.
Students should also leave the Hostel address, phone number and website details with your Emergency contact/next of Kin.

 

Conduct:

Throughout the trip each and every student acts as a representative of the             university. Please don’t bring any illegal substances with you on the outward bound   and return trip legs of the journey. Please don’t misuse alcohol or drugs during your    stay.

You are independent adults and this is not a school trip.

However, we have a duty of care. In an emergency, accident, illness or lost passport, staff will endeavor to provide as much assistance as is considered reasonable in the circumstances.

 

ID:

It is important to carry a valid ID at all times. Your passport or university ID may offer             concessions to galleries or museums.

 

Currency:

Euros. There are ATMs or cashpoints all over the city.

 

Electricity:

Plugs are ‘continental two-pins’. You will require an adaptor to use any electrical           goods, e.g. mobile phone recharger etc. Buy one before your travel.

 

Please note in Spain cars drive on the left, so take care crossing roads.

 

Emergency services:

The nationwide emergency number for emergency medical services in Spain is 112. This number can be called free from any phone (fixed-line, mobile or phone booth).

 

 


 

Useful Websites:
Comprehensive overview of Galleries and Museums and Openings in Madrid

 

http://www.artemadrid.com

 

http://www.artemadrid.com/ficheros/fichero/descargas/apertura-ene-abr-2017.pdf

 

 

Time Out Madrid

https://www.timeout.com/madrid

 

Tips:

Free art in Madrid

https://www.timeout.com/madrid/art/free-art-in-madrid

 

Madrid Guide (to download)

https://www.esmadrid.com/sites/default/files/documentos/madrid_imprescindible_2016_ing_web_0.pdf

 

 

Main Spanish Newspaper El Pais

http://elpais.com/elpais/tentaciones.html

 

 

 

Main Museum Galleries:

 

Museo Prado

https://www.museodelprado.es

 

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

http://www.museoreinasofia.es/en

 

Caixa Forum

https://obrasociallacaixa.org/fr/cultura/caixaforum-madrid/que-hacemos

 

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/home

 

Casa Encendida

http://www.lacasaencendida.es/en/exhibitions

 

Matadero Contemporary Art Center

http://www.mataderomadrid.org/index.php

 

Conde Duque Cultural Centre

http://condeduquemadrid.es/en/

 

Circulo de Bellas Artes

http://www.circulobellasartes.com

 

Fundación Juan March

http://www.march.es

 

Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

http://www.realacademiabellasartessanfernando.com/es