Highlights

January

Publication of a Handbook on Sustainable Development about wildlife corridors for small birds of prey

Funds awarded to the selected beneficiaries of Santander Ayuda (5th call).

February

Opening of the exhibition Point of Departure: The Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection at the Santander Art Gallery

Participation in ARCOmadrid with First Collectors and the Collectors' Forum.

Opening of The Guest Work (Javier Pérez) at the Museo de Bellas Artes of Bilbao.

New edition of the artist residency programme Just Residence

Presentation of the work created by Pablo Capitán del Río, winner of the 4th Fundación Banco Santander Award for Artistic Production, during his residency at Noestudio

Presentation of the book De corazón y alma by Elena Fortún and Carmen Laforet

March

Biographies and History lecture series

The fourth Collect seminar begins

April

Participation in World Book Night with a dramatised reading of De corazón y alma by Fortún and Laforet

Funds awarded to the selected beneficiaries of Santander Ayuda (6th call)

May

Opening of The Guest Work (El Greco) at the Museo de Bellas Artes of Bilbao

Publication of a Handbook on Sustainable Development about the management of CITES centres

Winners of the Hispania Nostra Awards announced

Concert for families at Grupo Santander City

June

PHotoEspaña recognises the support of Fundación Banco Santander with a medal on its 20th anniversary

Opening of the exhibition The Stable Relationship featuring Manuel Antonio Domínguez at Museo ABC (Conexiones’13)

Publication of Andanzas por la nueva China by César M. Arconada

Debate on the situation of women in science

DIWO City inner-city children’s camp

Concert for families at Grupo Santander City

July

The Banco Santander Collection returns to the Santander Art Gallery

Publication of a Handbook on Sustainable Development about the restoration of intertidal ecosystems and the Rubín Marshes

Summer course on collecting at the UIMP

DIWO City inner-city children’s camp

Opening of the exhibition Signum: The Glory of the Renaissance in Caravaca de la Cruz

Santander Music and Academy Encounter

Funds awarded to the selected beneficiaries of Santander Ayuda (7th call)

August

UIMP summer course: A Saving Curse? Women Writers and Madness

La Granda courses. Fundación Banco Santander receives the Gold Medal of the La Granda Courses Association

Santander International Festival

September

Participation in Estampa fair with A Collector’s Guide

Dramatised reading of Andanzas por la nueva China by César M. Arconada at Centro Cultural Conde Duque

Opening of The Guest Work (Picasso) at the Museo de Bellas Artes of Bilbao

October

Presentation of the new catalogue of the Banco Santander Collection

Call for applications from organisations for Emplea Cultura

Call for applications for the Habitar para Transformar grants

Princesa de Asturias Awards ceremony

Funds awarded to the selected beneficiaries of Santander Ayuda (8th call)

November

Call for applications from young candidates for Emplea Cultura

Presentation of the 5th Fundación Banco Santander Award for Artistic Production to Jesús Madriñán

Opening of Light and Shadow: Iberian Perspectives and Dialogues in Lisbon

Digitisation of the Fundamental Works Collection completed

Concert for families at Grupo Santander City

Opening of the exhibition Art Lesson at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

December

2017 SRUKL/CERU Emerging Talent Award ceremony at the Embassy of Spain in London

Opening of the exhibition Illusion and Fear featuring Chema López at Museo ABC (Conexiones’14)

Publication of the artist’s notebook on Philippe Parreno

Concert for families at Grupo Santander City