Museo de Arte Flamenco Juan Breva, Malaga

Museo de Arte Flamenco Juan Breva, Malaga

Dedicated to the art of Flamenco dancing and music, this museum is run by the Juan Breva club and owned by the city of Málaga, while the club promotes and preserves the art of Flamenco.

The museum is named after Antonio Ortega Escalona, better known as Juan Breva. He was the best known Flamenco singer in Málaga and created a unique style of his own. The museum has three floors. The ground floor has a bar and a hall with a seating capacity of 80 for performances. The exhibits are displayed in the two upper floors. There are many posters and paintings of well-known flamenco singers and dancers. Eugenio Chicano, artist and member of the Juan Breva club, has painted many of the portraits in the collection. The museum has a valuable collection of memorabilia relating to the Cante Jondo regarded as the most spiritual among flamenco styles. Among other objects on display are Spanish guitars, sculptures, shawls, costumes and small figurines of flamenco dancers. There is a small library with documents and books, recordings and a photo archive.

Volunteers from the Juan Breva club explain the significance of the exhibits to visitors. A free singing performance takes place every Friday night and a special lunch + performance event is held on the first Saturday of each month.

Why You Should Visit:
Flamenco is part of Spain's Heritage and Andalusia is its home, so what better than to visit an authentic Club (Peña) on your visit to Málaga!

Tip:
Be sure to reserve as places are limited due to the small room.
If you speak basic Spanish it helps. Admission includes a drink and tapa.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am-2pm

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Sight Name: Museo de Arte Flamenco Juan Breva
Sight Location: Malaga, Spain (See walking tours in Malaga)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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