Category: Events

“Good Hope” dressed with the sun

Joan Yeguas In the current exhibition Maternasis, curated by Àlex Mitrani, and which can be visited at the Museu Nacional until 25 September 2022, you can see a Virgin of Good Hope. The work has been chosen as a symbolic and explicit representation of the gestation of the Virgin’s pregnancy, a subject little known by…

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Author: Joan Yeguas

‘This Saint George’s Day, the Amics are giving books as presents at the Museum Library!’

The Amics del Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Friends of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) are initiating the campaign Fem Biblioteca, fem Museu (Making a Library, Making a Museum) in order to increase the reading material in the Museu Nacional’s Folch i Torres Library. This Saint George’s Day we are taking steps to promote…

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Author: Balma Badal

Breathing paintings with Gemma Reguant Fosas

Gemma Reguant and Teresa González The museum has long used art as a resource that highlights the value of the cultural institutions as agents with the potential to be beneficial to the well-being of people. Among the projects that have been developed in the Museu Nacional we want to highlight a methodological practice that was…

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Author: Gemma Reguant and Teresa González

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

The management of accessibility and inclusion, a shared responsibility

Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation, MagmaCultura, Teresa González, David Cabrera, Laura la Lueta, Alba Gimbert, Míriam Marín and Isabel Briz. An experience of professional skills training for people with functional diversity at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya In the post The Museum, a multidisciplinary incubator a setting for discovering my profession, of 12 April 2018,…

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Author: Teresa González

Rebellious views: readings from the collection from an LGBTI viewpoint /2

Víctor Ramírez Tur Intersexualities with Maria Gómez On the first rebellious visit in June we were accompanied by Maria Gómez, activist and researcher specializing in intersexualities. For those for whom the “I” of the LGBTI initials is the great unknown, we should remember that, despite the character’s escape from its definition, we could define intersexualities…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Strolling among friends

Natàlia Esquinas One of the aims of the Friends of the Museu Nacional is to cultivate the feeling of admiration of our heritage. That’s precisely why, besides the visits to the museum rooms and the collection, we propose different activities that allow us to experience art beyond our museum walls: itineraries on foot, day trips by coach,…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

A museum committed to solidarity

Cristina Riera Within the framework of the programme of Corporate Social Responsibility of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, on 1st July we held the 8th Edition of the Family gathering at the museum, a summertime festivity, a celebration for workers in which they could come with their family and spend an afternoon full of…

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Author: Cristina Riera

Plans for the summer? The museum doesn’t close!

White Bouncy Castle From 11th to 28th July, come and jump and create your own choreography within this 45 metre inflatable castle of! White Bouncy Castle is a choreographic installation designed by the dancers and choreographers William Forsythe and Dana Caspersen and forms part of the programming of the Festival Grec of Barcelona. Room-by-room tours…

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Author: Redacció museu