El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

Bringing to light the other face of the Museu Picasso

The Museu Picasso is one of the places of Barcelona which attracts more people. As well as offering clear cultural contents of unarguable recognition, it is also a place of urban reference where the city exhibits, explains and represents. A building where many periods and architectural styles of major historic and patrimonial interest live together.   The lighting of the building on the one hand should provide support to the natural light during the day in those spaces of gloom, and during the night place the building on the map of the nighttime landscape of the city, showing off the beauty and ...

Selection of the tweets of the seminar on “Digital strategy in the museums”

On May 11th and 12th we had the pleasure of attending the conference "Digital strategy in the museums" which was held in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. It was a very fruitful meeting that allowed us to share knowledge with professionals of digital management and to explore different experiences from various museums that have taken place during the vertiginous digital changes that we have undergone in recent years. Things we got right and mistakes we made, best practices, rewarding experiences, and many good examples were the main ingredients of this seminar that left us with many ideas for planning ...

Ask a Curator, notes about the 2014 edition

On September 17th the initiative through Twitter Ask a Curator was once again held, and that now makes it the 4th Edition! Year after year the figures for participation have continued to grow, and this year was no exception. More than 700 museums from more than 40 countries have joined this activity that promotes questions and answers between cultural and public institutions under the hashtag #AskACurator, so as to place at the reach of everyone the knowledge not only of the curators of the centres, but also of the rest of the workers who manage the centres and institutions on ...

Come by the Museu Picasso this summer!

If you're in Barcelona this August don't miss out on all you can do in the Museum. Readings, strolls, exhibitions, tours around Barcelona or visits without moving from your chair, you choose! · Visit the exhibition “Landscapes of Barcelona”: come and see the exhibition and discover the landscapes of the Barcelona of Picasso. Rooftops, windows, the Barcelona seafront, the urban areas... all the facets of the city by the hand of the artist that are represented in the collection. Pablo Picasso. Barceloneta Beach. Barcelona, 1896. Oil on canvas. 24.4 x 34 cm (irregular). Gif tof Pablo Picasso, 1970. MPB 110.073 | Màrius ...

Photographs in the museums: yes or no?

An article in The Art Newspaper, “To ban or not to ban photography” puts forth, once again, the eternal debate of whether to allow photos in the museums or not. This debate has even been more heated with the arrival of the cameras incorporated in the smart phones and tablets. (more…)