1 Jul-2 Sept 2006. Two major exhibitions at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are being opened to the public until 23.00 over summer. From Cranach to Monet. Masterpieces from the Prez Simn Collection is an exhibition of 57 paintings dating from the 14th to 19th centuries by artists including Lucas Cranach the Elder, Pieter Brueghel, Van Dyck, Rubens, Canaletto, Giambattista Tiepolo, Goya, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Tintoretto. The Paradise reunites preliminary paintings presented in the competition convened in the late 16th century by the Republic of Venice for the decoration of the Sala del Gran Consiglo in the Palazzo Ducale. This exhibition includes works by Tintoretto, Palma Giovane and Bassano. The Mirador del Museo restaurant offering spectacular views over the Paseo del Prado from the top floor of the museums new building will also be open for evening diners during the Summer Nights programme. Admission to temporary exhibitions 18.30-22.45: Combined ticket 5.50 concessions 4, Cranach to Monet 4 concessions 3, Tintoretto 3 concessions 2 Under-12s free. Tues-Sat until 23.00.
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Summer nights at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.
The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is at 8, Paseo del Prado, 28014 Madrid, By metro to Banco de Espaa. By bus lines 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 20, 27, 34, 37, 45, 51, 52, 53, 74, 146 & 150. By train to Atocha and Recoletos railway stations. Tel. +34 91 3690151