So here comes September, bringing us the 14th ArtWalk, the festival of art and creativity that will fill the streets of Cómpeta with arts, music, talent, joy and great atmosphere.
Between 15th and 17th September we will have the opportunity to see the works presented by a record number of 48 local artists from 15 countries, in nearly 30 different locations across the village – indeed, ART KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES!
There will be fantastic concerts in the Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares as well as in Plaza Almijara. Save the date and do join us on the ArtWalk!
2023 Exhibiting Artists and Map
Discover the village on the Cómpeta Art Walk
From 11 AM to 7 PM on Friday and 10 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday, visitors can immerse themselves in the captivating exhibitions held at various central locations within the heart of Cómpeta. While some exhibitors may take a short break from 2 PM to 4 PM, the majority will be available to showcase their masterpieces and engage in conversations about their work. Whether you choose to follow a route through the village, witnessing artists in action, or visit specific venues of interest, the Cómpeta Art Walk promises an unforgettable experience.
Unveiling Hidden Treasures
Photo credit to ArtCompeta on Facebook
As you stroll along the charming cobbled streets, the Art Walk offers more than just art displays. It unveils the scenic beauty of our mountainous village, revealing hidden corners you may not have encountered before. Prepare to be astonished by the abundance of artists residing in Cómpeta, who generously open their doors and gardens for this event.
Additionally, several galleries in the village contribute to the artistic atmosphere, making the Art Walk an all-encompassing celebration of creativity.
Embrace the Experience
The return of Cómpeta Art Walk is cause for celebration among residents, ex-pats, and art enthusiasts who have eagerly awaited its revival after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. While it’s possible to explore all the venues in a single day, we encourage you to take your time, savor the experience, and wander through the exhibits over the course of a couple of days.
If you’re in Andalusia or elsewhere in Spain, consider turning it into a staycation and relish the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the event. Villa Andalucía offers convenient accommodation just a short walk away from the galleries and municipal buildings used during the Art Walk. Book your room now before everyone else does!
Enriching Entertainment in Cómpeta
Alongside the breathtaking artwork, the Art Walk often treats visitors to delightful musical performances by local musicians. Be sure to keep an eye out for these enchanting performances as you wander the village.
On Saturday night, Plaza Almijara will host additional entertainment, so if you’re staying in Cómpeta, it’s advisable to reserve your table in advance. At Villa Andalucía, we’re more than happy to assist you with reservations, ensuring your stay is hassle-free and unforgettable.
Stay Updated and Engage in the art walk
For the latest information about Cómpeta Art Walk, stay tuned to this blog post as we’ll update it with more details as they become available. We can’t wait to embark on this artistic journey, exploring the picturesque village and connecting with fellow art enthusiasts. If you’d like to reminisce about the 2019 event or gather further insights, you can find a link to our previous blog post here.
Cómpeta Art Walk beckons art lovers and curious souls alike to witness the convergence of international and local talent in the heart of Andalusia. Immerse yourself in the rich artistic atmosphere, traverse the village’s cobblestone streets, and let the creative spirit of Cómpeta inspire you. Whether you’re a seasoned attendee or a first-time visitor, the 13th edition of the Art Walk promises an experience filled with awe, discovery,