Tag: Friends of Museu Nacional

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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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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“Artwork of the Week” celebrates its 100th post!

Martí Casas Do you know about ‘Artwork of the Week’? It is a digital initiative of the Friends of the Museu Nacional: a weekly pleasant entry to explore the works in our museum’s various collections. Last month, the entries posted on the Friends’ webpage reached a magic number: 100. To celebrate, we would like to…

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Author: Martí Casas

Examining the Jewish evidence in the Museu Nacional with Manuel Forcano

Martí Casas Have you ever wondered why we Catalans fem dissabte (clean the house on Saturday)? Or why we eat bunyols (fritters) for Lent? Or why we make slaughtering the pig, an essential source of food in our cuisine, a big public event, but not slaughtering the lamb or the calf, animals that are also…

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Author: Martí Casas

The Baroque in the Solsonès: get to know it in person

Cristina Sanjust Every quarter, the Amics del Museu Nacional take a trip to know better the Catalan heritage: “The museum’s walks”. The last one took them to discover the Solsonès baroque legacy. Cristina Sanjust was their guide and now she explains to us her experience of this visit from the inside. As a tourist guide…

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Being a Friend of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, the story of a friendship

Toni Mata We at the Friends of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya Foundation endeavour to compile the testimonies that we are sent by our members. We are happy about, and at the same stimulated by, the fact that they appreciate the activities we organize, the treatment they receive, the crowd-funding actions that we initiate…

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The Friends of the Museu Nacional join us on the #GivingTuesday

Anna Fabra For the first time in our country, the #GivingTuesday, A Day to give, will be held on December 1st 2015, the day dedicated to the action of giving. This is a global movement which counts on the presence of more than 70 countries, which for the past four years has been celebrated on…

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