Spring has finally come to Argentina and the warm weather brings many fun and exciting activities. Enjoy November in Buenos Aires by taking advantage of some of our favorite free and low cost cultural events:
La Noche de los Museos (Nov. 13 @8pm – 3am)
Celebrate museum culture under the moon with the 7th annual Museum Night, where the majority of the Buenos Aires museums, cultural centers, and galleries open up to the public. **Expanish Recommended!
ARTFUTURA 2010 (Nov. 5 – 8 Nov)
Location: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo
Join the MALBA in celebrating the festival of Cultural and Digital Creativity that explores such topics like new media, motion graphis, videogames and digital animation.
Cost: 20 pesos
Buenos Aires, 24 horas (Nov. 2 – Nov. 19)
Location: FotoGalería in the Teatro San Martin, Avenida Corrientes 1530, Centro
This photography exhibit depicts different aspects of everyday life living in the bustling capital city of Argentina.
Formas de Vida (Nov. 3 – Nov- 30)
Location: Fotogalería in the Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Corrientes 2038, Once
Argentine photographer Sebastián Freire, who photographs about “sexual diversity” are featured in a weekly supplement of the Página 12 newspaper called Soy, will show his work in the University of Buenos Aires’ Cultural Center’s photo gallery.
Danzas Argentinas y Latinoamericanas (Every Monday @ 7pm-9:30pm, all of November)
Location: Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Fernández Blanco, Suipacha 1422, Retiro
Ever wanted to learn more about Argentine and Latin American dance? Take part in this fun dance class with Prof. Luis Boccia.
Cost: 4 pesos per class
Danza por los Barrios (Thursday – Saturdays in November, check website for details)
Location: Cultural Centers in various neighborbhoods
During November, the Dirección de Promoción Cultural invites the public to a dance espectáculo in seven different Buenos Aires barrios.
Teatro Ciego (Check website for times)
Location: Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego, Zelaya 3006, Abasto
Theater for the Blind forces spectators to focus on all other senses other than sight as they are immersed in a space that has complete darkness.
Cost: starts at 20 pesos
Stand Up en el Konex (Every Thursday @10pm)
Location: Ciudad Cultural Konex, Sarmiento 3131, Abasto
Every Thursday, Ciudad Cultural Konex presents standup comedy night where young Argentine comedians test out their funny skills.
Cost: 30 pesos
Conciertos de Música Contemporánea (Until Nov. 26)
Location: Teatro San Martin, Avenida Corrientes 1530, Centro
Every night at 8.30pm listen to beautiful music at the Contemporary Music Concert series.
Cost: 35 pesos
Hit de Road Festival (Nov. 6 @ 6pm)
Location: Centro Cultural Matienzo, Matienzo 2424, Belgrano
22 musicians will take over 3 stages to cover songs fit for the “open road.” Make sure to also check out the collective art show exhibiting works from 25 artists such as travel journals, maps, photos and paintings.
Cost: 20 pesos
Festival of India (Nov. 4 – Nov. 16)
Location: Borges Cultural Center, Viamonte and San Martin, Centro (among many other locations)
Join the Indian Embassy in celebrating its third year in celebrating Indian culture. Such activities will include a photo exhibition at Plaza San Martin, Food Festival at Hotel Sheraton, Film Festival, Music, Dance, Seminars, Yoga and more.
Buenos Aires Gay Pride Festival and Parade (Nov. 6 starts at 3pm)
Location: Plaza de Mayo, Centro
Once a year, the LGBT community hits the streets of Buenos Aires to celebrate. Catch the fair and festival at 3pm and stay for the parade that takes over the downtown area at 6pm.
Mar del Plata Film Festival (Nov. 13 – Nov. 21)
Location: Mar del Plata, Argentina
For those interested in taking an excursion outside of the bustling capital, make your way to the beaches of Mar del Plata for their 25th Annual International Film Festival.