Tag: documentation

Let the storage rooms speak!

Mónica Baró / Neus Conte / Marta Masafret Mónica Baró has been working at the museum since 2004. She entered the Commercial Management department as an intern and later occupied a vacancy that had arisen in that department. Since 2011 she has been a member of the Registration and Exhibitions department’s team, where she has…

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Author: Mónica Baró, Neus Conte and Marta Masafret

Documenting Gaudí, an exciting task

Mireia Berenguer i Amat has been working at the Museu Nacional since 2000. She joined as a guide and after going through various departments she is currently one of the documentalists in the area of Collections. The exhibition on Nonell was the first one she documented. Even though it was finally not put on due…

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Author: Redacció museu

Publicity brochures for naval companies, 1919-1939

Yolanda Ruiz We are presenting the collection of publicity brochures of the naval companies that we conserve in the library of the museum.  It is made up of around forty documents from the interwar period (1919-1939). The Port of Barcelona is the biggest cruise ship port in the Mediterranean and the fourth in the world,…

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Author: Yolanda Ruiz

Documentation in the Museu Nacional: a grey task?

Neus Conte/Marta Masafret The Museu Nacional manages a large and varied volume of objects of art, some 290,000 works distributed in diverse collections: Romanesque Art, Gothic Art, Renaissance and Baroque, Modern Art (including Photographic Heritage), the Cabinet of Drawings and Prints, and the Numismatic Cabinet. Of this total of works, 164,500 are documented in the…

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Author: Neus Conte

Museum libraries: the great unknown

The museum libraries attend as many users from the institution itself as external ones, who come to library as researchers, to study art or to get more information about the collections. But it wasn’t always so, due to the fact that initially these types of libraries emerged from the museum’s own activities, so as to…

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Author: Jana Soto