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

Between two wings, a visual and choral show

Èlia Llach On 24th November, the artist Èlia Llach presented the show Between two wings in the Sala Oval of the Museum, with the collaboration of two entities linked to Poblenou and to Can Felipa: La Coral del Joncar and the Barcelona Estels Club. We have invited them to share the experience in the blog…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Mindfulness in the Museu Nacional

Sandra Esteban A new training in the museum If, as workers of the museum, someone had said to us a few years ago that we would do a course on mindfulness, we wouldn’t have believed it.  Languages, computer skills, management techniques and systems, methodologies….they are the most common training courses that the companies have offered…

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Author: Sandra Esteban

Ethylic Suppuration of Stone or how to bring failure to the museum

Pere Llobera The painter and sculptor Pere Llobera has responded to the proposal to dialogue with the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya through his project Ethylic Suppuration of Stone that can be seen in the Room Educart until 3rd March 2019. After carrying out a research for the museum’s collection, the artist presents an installation…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Santiago Rusiñol in the rooms of the Museu Nacional

Eduard Vallès The museum of the future, and of the present too, must go beyond its own walls and disciplines on a basis of institutional collaboration, a role that the Museu Nacional has internalized for years. The collaboration between the museum and the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) This year, 2018, has witnessed the first…

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Author: Eduard Vallès

Antoni Casanova Estorach: Irreverent Virtuosity

Aleix Roig Although his name has now been forgotten, Antoni Casanova Estorach was one of the most successful Catalan artists in Paris in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. His technical excellence was admired in Europe and the USA, and he won the acknowledgement of critics and public alike. Although he successfully and solidly…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger