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This autumn we are renewing the galleries of the collection

Last week we started the changes to the permanent collection of the museum to renew the galleries for this autumn. Throughout the year we have been systematically changing a certain number of drawings and paintings, turning, in this way, the collection into a living organism which is renewed and modified non-stop. The reasons for these changes that we do on a periodical basis is due in some cases to reasons of preventive conservation, as would be the case of the works on paper and the works being restored, and also for reformulations of the expositive discourse of the galleries, either to ...

Restoration of the early twentieth century ceiling in the gallery of Science and Charity

During the month of November in gallery 3 of the permanent collection, in which Picasso’s work Science and Charity is exhibited, restoration works are being carried out of the paintings of the early twentieth century ceiling of the Palau Meca, that had deteriorated with the passing of time. Scaffolding on which the restorers work (more…)

Changes in the Collection of the Museu Picasso

It is a well known fact that museums do not permanently exhibit all the works of their collections. For reasons of conservation or due to the curatorial discourse, a large number of drawings and paintings are systematically changed, turning the Collection into a living organism that is renewed and modified non-stop. Our Collection is very rich in terms of works on paper - drawings and prints, that, for reasons of preventive conservation, oblige us to change them every three or four months. This allows us to exhibit all the works and even the smallest ones, which take on special ...

Learn about Picasso by reading: the Museum’s new Reading Club

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Museu Picasso Reading Club, a new program that invites our audiences to dig deeper into the world of Picasso by reading, whether it be texts about the artist, the literary favourites of the artist himself (he was an inveterate and autodidact reader) or material related to the temporary exhibitions organized by the Museum. Reading Club in the Neoclassical Room (more…)