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Apps for museums: “art in the palm of the hand”

On the 17th, 18th and 19th December, the “Seminar-Workshop of Apps for Museums and Monuments” was held, in which we got to know about the possibilities that the apps in the field of heritage interpretation can offer us. The seminar analysed everything from the planning of the app to its promotion and commercialisation, including the conceptualisation and production. The most extensive topic of debate led us to a reflection about why apps? and how? (more…)

2012 of the Museu Picasso in images

We are starting 2013 very much on the right foot and with good perspectives for the future of the museum.  Nevertheless, we don’t want to forget everything we did in 2012, so you can find here a small selection of images of some of the projects we carried out in the museum last year: In 2012 we started a new period in the hands of the director Bernardo Laniado-Romero, focusing especially on a revision of the Collection of the museum, as well as giving emphasis to education and accessibility from all the fields. Man leaning against a wall. Pablo Picasso 1899 ...

Accessibility for All

This month we attended the conference on Culture and Social Responsibility ‘3.0 Communication and Total Accessibility’, organized by the Museu Marítim de Barcelona. With the participation of experts, people with disabilities and developers of associated technologies, the conference dealt with some of the keys to achieving a ‘virtual/digital’ world without barriers. Although great advances have been made, much remains to be done and our cultural institutions have a crucial role to play in facilitating access to culture for everyone. In this article we will focus on the issue of accessibility in relation to the web. (more…)

Picasso for everyone: tailoring our workshop visits for children with cerebral palsy

Throughout the month of November the museum’s Education Service ran a new pilot programme to enable children with cerebral palsyto take part in our special workshop visits. A few months ago twoteachersfrom the Escola Nadís SCS school, Llum Tormo and Maria Traid, contacted us to ask about the possibility of adapting the content of the activities we offer to schools to cater to the specific needs and abilities of their students, and in particular of two groups, one aged between 10 and 19 and the other of children aged from 4 to 10. Workshop at the room Las Meninas (more…)