The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, is a museum of modern art that is part of the Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation. It brings together various collections of paintings, sculptures and graphic arts in a futuristic-looking enclosure made from stone, glass and titanium. You can discover the works of great contemporary artists, such as Richard Serra, Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons, or Fujiko Nakaya. Each year, four to six exhibitions are offered to the public, in addition to the Main Collection. Expert-guided tours, organized conversations and "shared reflections" sessions are even available for those who would like to explore the subject further.
What is the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation? This foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1937 by Solomon R. Guggenheim, an American industrialist, collector and patron, to promote Art around the world.
Who is the architect of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao? The architect of the museum is the famous Frank O. Gehry, worldly famous for his modern, even futuristic buildings, and the use of new materials.
When was the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao inaugurated? It opened its doors on October 18, 1997, with more than 250 works of art as its first exhibition.