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The Picasso Museum welcomes “Picasso’s kitchen” the first exhibition in the world dedicated to the work of the artist linked to the world of gastronomy.

Celebrations are underway at the Picasso Museum. After months of planning and installation work we can finally enjoy our new temporary exhibition, “Picasso’s Kitchen” a multi-disciplinary display with an accompanying catalogue of the artist’s work and its ties to the world of gastronomy. (more…)

The inhabitants of the museum: Fernande Olivier, Picasso’s first muse

Fernande Olivier is another of the inhabitants of the museum to be found housed within the Picasso museum. She is known for having been Picasso’s first muse and for having written two books about their relationship. The story of Olivier is so intense that it has even been recently re-told by the author Isabel Clara-Simó.

How can we improve the museum experience for people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders?

At the beginning of 2018 Apropa Cultura  organised two day sessions for cultural associations such as the Picasso museum to participate in discussions about how to enrich a visit to the museum for those with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorders. The first session took place in the MACBA auditorium on the 29th of January, and the second at the Born Centre for culture and memory on the 19th of February. Apropa Cultura places great value upon the advances made in the past few years to promote accessibility to cultural spaces on a physical, sensorial and communicative level. However, these sessions ...

The papers of Sabartés and Picasso’s letters

The Jaume Sabartés archive is kept here at the Picasso Museum. It arrived in two different instalments, the first, when Sabartés died in 1968, and bequeathed part of his archive to the museum in his will. Picasso himself sent the documents to the museum and they were received by Josep Selva on the 16th of February in 1968. The next part was purchased from the Miquel Alzueta gallery on the 29th of September in 2008. The archive brings together part of the documentation that Jaume Sabartés – writer, personal secretary and great friend and confidante of Picasso- had amassed between ...

Autumn-winter in the Museu Picasso: photographic review of the most notable activities

To definitively close the autumn-winter season in the Museu Picasso, we would like to do a photographic review of the activities within the framework of the exhibitions that we have organised over the past few months.  There have been four simultaneous exhibitions (one of which continues to be open), of various contents and for all publics: ideal complements for our permanent collection.  Do you want to accompany us to remember them. (more…)