Category: Visitors

Museums and res publica. From the Crowded Museums performance by Raquel Friera

What should the museum provide: comfort or contemplation? Individual freedom or public decorum? Education or entertainment? These are the questions that Joel Sanders and Diana Fuss pose in the article “Notes from the Museum Bench“. In the midst of the debate on the functions of the museum, redefined at the last ICOM general assembly in…

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Author: Montse Badia and Raquel Friera

Five ways to wellbeing. A graphic chrincle from two months together

Teresa González In a previous post we already announced the Art Gran (Elderly Art) project promoted by the Public Health Agency of Barcelona with the participation of 6 museums and cultural institutions in the city. The project, which aims to work for active ageing and to combat the unwanted loneliness of the elderly, was brought…

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Author: Teresa González

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

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

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

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

Program to improve the emotional state of professionals: Recuper’art

Anna Calvet Can art heal? I am one of those who think so. In it, I have found refuge many times. When I’m discouraged, I like to immerse myself in the silence of museums to look for answers (or find even more questions). Because in a work, I can discover my own reflection. A mirror…

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Author: Anna Calvet


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