Category: General

Reinterpreting Romanesque painting

Iker Spozio Italian-born artist Iker Spozio came to the Museu Nacional as someone passionate about ancient art and history, and especially Romanesque painting, for which he feels a special attachment. With the project to reinterpret and translate the Romanesque paintings conserved in the museum into his style, he had a period of residence at the…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Rethinking the Collection: new attributions in the Renaissance and Baroque

Joan Yeguas The reorganization of the Renaissance and Baroque art collection, which reopened in January 2018, made it possible to recover many works of art that had been kept in the storerooms for years. Many had previously been exhibited in the permanent rooms, whether temporarily during earlier reorganizations (like the one in 2004) or as…

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Author: Joan Yeguas

Museums today and tomorrow: open is the way

Conxa Rodà From my very loooong, long experience as a museum professional, I can recommend you one thing: be open. This unfolds in two: open your eyes, open your minds. Open your eyes Open your eyes to see what others are doing: other museums, other cultural institutions, others beyond our sector. Benchmark. Network as much…

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Author: Conxa Rodà

What can we do in the museum (other than exhibitions)?

Norma Vélez We are starting up the New Year with many very diverse proposals of activities, to be able to live the museum through fun and learning experiences.  The programming of activities contributes to turning the museum into a social space, of creation, reflection and debate, with proposals that boost these fields.  They are our…

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Author: Norma Vélez

Not all the spoons are the same

The teacher and writer Josep-Francesc Delgado shares his experience as a participant in the educational programme “The art of speaking”.  This programme developed by the museum, in collaboration with the Department of Education, began during the last course in an experimental way.  The main aim is to improve the oral expression of the students from…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

365 days with the Friends

Toni Mata Heaven or hell? We were just a few more than twenty and each of us had a small stone from the beginning of the visit that we had to keep until the end.  The fate of what we didn’t know very well  depended on our fidelity to the game proposed by Natalia and…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Liberxina. Coordinating an exhibition

Milena Pi The inauguration of an exhibition sees the conclusion of a series of processes prior to it that increasingly arousing the interest of a restless public. In recent years the cultural institutions have endeavoured to respond to it, visualizing these stages through the graphic and audio-visual recording of assembly work, restoration work, the internal…

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Author: Milena Pi

2018 at the Museu Nacional: a visual summary

We share a visual review of how 2018 has been for the Museu Nacional. It has been a year of intense activity focused on the reopening of the renovated galleries of the Renaissance and Baroque collection and the preparation of the Museum’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2022. We would like to take this opportunity to thank…

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Author: Redacció museu

Liberxina: The Impetus and Impact of Rebellion

Àlex Mitrani Changing everything “A world is falling apart”, said a highlighted phrase in an article on 18th December 1968 in Tele-Express, entitled “Hippies y beatniks en la Plaza Real”, accompanied by a second article, “El ‘Underground’, cultura de subversión”. Three English terms were used to label a sociological phenomenon: the appearance of groups of…

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Author: Àlex Mitrani

Christmas in the museum

During these festive days, come to the museum! We have lots of activities for all audiences.  You can also download the tale of Little Red Riding Hood to read it or paint it with the family.  Do you feel like doing so? A Christmas of riddles, concert given by the Escola Coral de l’Orfeó Català…

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Author: Redacció museu