Matadero Madrid center for contemporary creation

Casa del Lector

The cultural space where readers and reading take centre stage
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Casa del Lector is a place dedicated to the experience of reading, reading’s new face, reading awareness and education for those who encourage reading to others. It is a space where the general public and the professional world mix: adults, young people and children; but also the written word, an image, art. Any cultural work requires good reading skills in order to be understood and apreciated.

Casa del Lector holds many events, such as exhibitions, conferences, educational courses, workshops, music, and stage arts series, as well as applied research. These events contribute to the creation of readers who understand, process, share and interpret the world, society and their time.

Activities

Visual Arts
Literature
From 12 November 2020 to 21 July 2021

80 illustrations by the famous Czech artist Miroslav Šašek, who invites us to embark on a round-the-world journey with his unique artistic vision as our guide

Visual Arts
Childhood
Literature
From 9 April to 19 September 2021

Discover more about Swedish children’s literature and its values

Visual Arts
Childhood
Literature
From 9 April to 19 September 2021

Drop by the Casa del Lector to enjoy one of the most unique characters in children’s literature of all time. Long live Pippi!