Tag: social responsibility

Arts and health: challenges and opportunities

Guillem d’Efak From the Museu Nacional we are convinced that art can provide benefits for the health and welfare of the people and even produce a therapeutic effect. Initiatives are still only just beginning in our country, but some examples are worth highlighting, such as the  Alzheimer Programme in the CCCB or Estimul’Art, which are…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

A history of accessibility: out of sight, out of mind:

Noemí Huete We often talk about putting ourselves in the shoes of the visitors so as to better adapt the offer and services of the museum.  For sure, not enough is done, and even less in the case of visitors with special needs.  Noemí explains the experience in two centres, one of them our museum,…

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Author: Z_Estudiants en pràctiques de Postgraus i Màsters

We fill the children’s hospital with colours

MªAngeles Aceituno We have taken art to the hospital.  This has been one of the most thrilling recent projects for us, the result of hospital-company, sponsor-museum-artists collaboration, and above all, the children. We have invited the nurse in charge from the Maternity-children Hospital of the Vall d’Hebron to share this experience in our blog. I…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

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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Author: Redacció museu

Family gathering at the museum, a summertime festivity

Cristina Riera Today we will tell you about a leisure and summer activity.  This July we have held the fifth edition of the “Family gathering” event in which the workers of the museum were able to participate accompanied by our children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The festivity followed the same format as in the previous…

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Author: Cristina Riera

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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Author: Redacció museu

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /2

Josep M. Carreté This article is the follow-up of Thoughts on management: reflection and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1. The Museu Nacional, in the renovation process of its management, made a commitment towards the implementation of three main projects: E-administration The first project has required a gradual economic investment so as to…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

Thoughts on management: theory and practice in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya /1

Josep M. Carreté In recent years, the public institutions have been suffering what we could understand to be a step backwards in key aspects in their functioning: loss of the flexibility of their structures and systems of governance drastic reduction in human and financial resources excessive increase in the mechanisms of financial control centralisation of…

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Author: Josep M. Carreté

Museums’ transparency on their websites

Conxa Rodà Museums are transitioning to become more social. Within this current context, transparency turns out to not only be a duty but also a strategy for getting better connected with the audience. All good relations are based on trust and being transparent gets us closer to achieving the highly sought-after engagement with the public….

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Author: Conxa Rodà