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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 ...

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…)

The Museu Picasso will host four temporary exhibitions in 2018

2018 will be marked by the four temporary exhibitions that we will be organising at the Museu Picasso of Barcelona: «Picasso kitchen», «Picasso discovers Paris», «Pablo Picasso and the publishers Gustavo Gili» and «Sabartés by Picasso by Sabartés». This was announced by the director of the Museum, Emmanuel Guigon, in the press conference that we held with the media on 31st January. Four proposals that cover different periods and aspects of the artist from Malaga, and which will serve to complement our permanent collection. As follows we will explain more details so that you can save the date in your diary. (more…)

The live restoration of “Science and Charity”

If you visit the museum these days you will be able to enjoy something not very habitual: the live restoration of what is considered to be the leading work from the formation of the artist, Science and Charity, a piece of large dimension, created in 1897, and that this year is celebrating its 120th anniversary. Picasso painted Science and Charity in Barcelona, in the highest flat of the street Plata, 4, a studio rented by his father, and that today has been turned into a hotel. The work was presented in the exhibition of 1897 in Madrid, where it was awarded ...

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