1. The Building
Exploring the building designed by architect Frank Gehry can be a fun-filled adventure as you discover the materials that were used in its construction (titanium, glass, limestone, and plaster), and search for places where you can view the inside and outside of the museum at the same time. (Floor 1, Atrium)
2. Permanent and Site-Specific Works
Site-specific works by contemporary artists are an integral component of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao collection. These are located both inside and outside the museum. During your tour, you will find a puppy, a spider, some tulips, and a snake whose materials and size may surprise you. (Plaza, Riverfront Terrace)
3. The Exhibitions
You may currently visit the following temporary exhibitions:
In gallery 105, visit Andy Warhol’s monumental artwork entitled Shadows (1978–79), a painting in 102 parts.
On the second floor enjoy the exhibition Louise Bourgeois. Structures of Existence: The Cells, featuring Louise Bourgeois’s works such as Cell II (1991) in gallery 208, Cell IV (1991) in gallery 208, and Spider (1997) in gallery 209.
On the third floor you may see the exhibition Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Collection, which features works such as Mark Rothko’s Untitled (1952–53) in gallery 304, Anselm Kiefer’s The Renowned Orders of the Night (Die berühmten Orden der Nacht, 1997) in gallery 302, and Jorge Oteiza’s Metaphysical Box by Conjunction of Two Trihedrons. Homage to Leonardo (Caja metafísica por conjunción de dos triedros. Homenaje a Leonardo, 1958) in gallery 301.
Also on the third floor visit the show from the Permanent Collection Windows on the City: The School of Paris, 1900–1945, featuring works such as Amedeo Modigliani’s Nude (Nu, 1917) in gallery 305, Pablo Picasso’s Le Moulin de la Galette (fall 1900) in gallery 305, and Robert Delaunay’s Red Eiffel Tower (La tour rouge, 1911–12) in gallery 306. (Gallery 104 ArcelorMittal; gallery 105; second floor; third floor)
The coatroom has baby strollers, available free of charge with admission, to make your visit more comfortable. (Floor 1, Coatroom)
5. Café and Restaurant
Sandwiches, canapés, pastries, and drinks are available for purchase all day in the museum café, which also serves a prix-fixe lunch menu. The restaurant serves gourmet cuisine by chef Josean Martínez Alija. (Floor 1, Restaurant and Café)
6. Educational Resources
The museum offers families the following educational resources, free with admission: · Children's audio guide for Richard Serra's The Matter of Time (1994-2005)· Guided tours and workshops (Floor 1, Information Desk)