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The 2012-2013 season in the Museu Picasso

With Bernardo Laniado-Romero at the front, a new period starts for the museum, with a lot of enthusiasm both from the new director and from the team of the museum. In his presentation of the new 2012-2013 season, he outlined the following lines of action: To consider the collection as the central axis of the work of the museum. To conceive the tasks and functions of the museum with an eminently pedagogical character. To foster the access of the public to art and culture, in a special way for those collectives that have traditionally been excluded. To boost access to knowledge and fluent dialogue ...

What do we know about the Museu Picasso visitors?

The museum now knows a little more about its visitors after carrying out a one-year museum marketing study and conducting 2,102 situational interviews. The study is based on the following sections: Quality measurement, differentiating between expectations prior to the visit and the quality perceived after the visit. Visitor profile, in order to see the type of people who visit the museum (gender, age, nationality, residence, education and career). Visiting habits, determining the frequency of visits, the reasons, time of stay and the composition of the visiting group. Visitors in the museum rooms (more…)

The Museu Picasso’s 2011 in images

The task of choosing the most representative images of this year that is coming to an end was far from easy. Between us, we have worked on a lot of projects! Exhibitions, activities, research and restoration, education, registrar, library, publications, communications, administration, visitor services… it’s a long list. Here, then, is just a taste of what the museum has done in 2011. (more…)

Today’s museums seen by postgraduate students / 2

Here is the continuation of the selection of ideas put forward by students from the Postgraduate Course in Museum Management. As you can see, the new waves of museum people have plenty of critical force. Let’s listen carefully to what they have to say. Intelligent interactive museography: not to trivialization ‘Currently, we can still find museums that belong in the nineteenth century, and others that have exaggerated the formula and become theme parks for family fun.’ Núria C. (more…)

Our Postgraduate Course in Museum Management under Exam: Assessments and Improvements

The first edition of the new Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Management, run jointly by the Museu Picasso and IDEC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, has just come to an end and it’s time to take stock. We are doing an internal evaluation at the Museum, we have asked the students for their assessments, and we want to share them with you, the readers of our blog, and with potential future students of the course. First of all, a figure: 76.2% of the students who took the Postgraduate course would recommend it. Of all the various indicators, this one is especially significant for us. This ...