Museum Quiz Summer Tour, the trivial pursuit of the museums this summer

Four museums of Barcelona have got together this summer to propose a fun activity together: the “Museum Quiz Summer Tour. Come and play”, a Trivial Pursuit game in teams which took place in each of the four museums on all the Wednesday evenings of July. The Museum Quiz Summer Tour was inspired by the pub quiz, a…

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Any plans for this summer? Our museum will be open!

The Night of the Museu Nacional A night with open doors throughout the museum with live music, dance, circus and gastronomy, from 8 in the evening to 1 in the morning, on Saturday July 15th. An animated programme that has as its counterpoint a relaxing moment on the terraces: views, taking a drink and snack……

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#MuseumWeek 2017

Museums from all over the world participated in #MuseumWeek, from 19th to 25th June this year. During this event more than 4,200 museums from the five continents synchronized the contents to concentrate on Twitter  the chats generated around some specific topics for each day of the week. This was the fourth edition in which our…

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Collectors that have made museums

If there is one thing that the museums of Catalonia are noted for it is being the result, not of ancient royal collections, as is the case with the Belgian royal museums, or, closer to home, the Prado Museum, but of private collections that have been purchased, bequeathed, donated or ceded to the Museums Board…

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The Museu Nacional’s commitment to the environment

As an entity responsible for the conservation of the heritage, the museum is also committed to working for a better society through its environmental policy. In line with the Social Responsibility Policy (pdf) and a code of ethics (pdf), at the museum we have incorporated management policies and systems in the economic, social and environmental…

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2016 at the Museu Nacional: a visual review

Here is a visual review of 2016 at the Museu Nacional. It has been a year of intense activity during which we have concentrated on the construction of a more open and social museum. One of the most outstanding events of the year has been the growth of the collection of medieval material, thanks to…

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The 5 favourite virtual tours of the museum’s website users

In the digital environment we want the experience of the users to be enriching.  That’s why, in our museum’s website you can find different virtual tours which present complementary tours to the visits onsite. The significance of the presence of certain animals in Romanesque works or the relation between music and image are some of…

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The 5 most-read posts in the second year of the blog

Two years ago in the museum we decided to show our less visible face and share the hidden work behind the collection. This blog has allowed us to make known the behind-the-scenes of the of the museum, and the brushstrokes that we have been adding from the inside to make up the major work of…

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2015 at The Museu Nacional: visual summary

Il·lustració: Laura Fernándezdibuix Palau Nacional i fonts de Montjuïc

We offer you a visual summary about 2015 at The Museu Nacional. Moreover, we thank to everyone, the readers of this blog, visitors of the museum, participants of the activities, users of our web and followers of our social media to participate actively. Thanks to everyone we are building a museum more open and social….

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GIF Animation in the Modern Art collection

  We will show you some of the GIFS (Graphic Interchange Formats) that youngsters have created, inspired by our Modern Art collection. While you stroll through the galleries and admire the artworks and the spaces, don’t forget your creative spirit and be artists. With the touch screen device with a camera and some basic knowledge…

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