Category: Communication

Seeing art from a more inclusive perspective

Students of 2n Baccalaureate A (Centre d’Estudis Jaume Balmes) We are a group of students from the second course of Baccalaureate from the Jaume Balmes Study Centre in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. On the 4th of February we visited the various rooms of the permanent collection of the MNAC museum to see the diverse styles and…

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Author: Estudiants de 2n Batxillerat A

Solidarity with Ukraine

Cristina Riera These past few months we have been terribly shocked by the images and testimonies that have reached us from Ukraine with the outbreak of war. It is dramatic to see how people who have been trapped in their towns survive. At the same time, another tragedy is the more than six and a…

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Author: Cristina Riera

Sound itinerary for the exhibition “Turner. Light is colour”

Redacció museu Turner. Light is Colour is the first exhibition that the Museu Nacional dedicates to the extraordinary work of the British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851). The exhibition is a journey through the most atmospheric landscapes of the artist, and brings together more than a hundred paintings, watercolours, drawings and notebooks from the…

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Author: Redacció museu

The “Green Deal”of the Museu Nacional

Ferran Pérez and Xavier Abelló In November 2020, the European Parliament declared a climate emergency and, one month later, the President of the European Commission presented the “European Green Deal” , which should turn Europe into the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. The goals of this deal are for Europe to have a clean zero-emission…

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Author: Ferran Pérez and Xavier Abelló

Preparation of the Tactile Model of the building of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

ANDARTE, Ana María Marín Gálvez and Teresa González Teresa González Before giving voice to Ana Maria Marín and ANDARTE, I would like to put this action in context by making a statement of intent, defining what an inclusive society is for me. For me, an inclusive society is one that understands that culture is a…

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Author: ANDARTE and Ana Ma. Marin Galvez

The Filmoteca and the Museum: involvements

Esteve Riambau It all began with a first meeting with Pepe Serra. He had just become the director of the MNAC. The Filmoteca (Film Library) was getting ready to inaugurate the new building in the Raval neighbourhood. – We exhibit paintings and I love films, he told me. – We screen films and their associations…

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Author: Esteve Riambau

2021 at the Museu Nacional

2021 has been a year that has still been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we have worked with the conviction that the museum is a meeting place with art and with others, a collective experience that offers enjoyment, safety, reflection, debate and dialogue in difficult times. For this reason, we wanted to make a…

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Author: Redacció museu

25 Years of Museum Connections

Irina Grevtsova Their doors closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, therefore museums and many cultural institutions have had to sharpen their wits in order to continue providing their visitors – now, virtual visitors – with high-quality initiatives. Without wishing to ever replace the direct experience of a visit – to incentivize it rather, in what…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

EASY-TO-READ: A MUSEUM FOR EVERYBODY

Easy-to-Read headding

Cristina Riera Image from the website of Asociación de Lectura Fácil This article has been written and published regarding the easy-to-read standards. AN ACCESSIBLE MUSEUM The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is working to improve physical, intellectual, sensory and digital access for everybody. The museum’s objective is to guarantee equal access to culture, and to…

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Author: Cristina Riera

Is immersion the crucial new algorithm for cultural experiences?

Insights from the 4th Cultural Heritage Conference, Barcelona Irina Grevtsova In recent years, the word “immersive” has become fashionable and it is used to describe almost everything: living as a local in a tourist destination; bathing beneath waterfalls in a digital cascade; going on stage and interacting with actors; taking selfies in pop-up installations, or…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger