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We’re from the neighbourhood! New “Neighbourhood Projects” during the 2013-14 course

This 2013-14 academic year, at the Department of Education and Activities we have once again worked with the schools of Ciutat Vella, within the framework of our “Neighbourhood Projects”. As in the previous projects that we have carried out, the objectives have been to widen our services beyond the school visit, turning ourselves into a useful tool for the schools in the surrounding area, and above all to get closer to the children in our neighbourhood: that the museum (and the people that work there) is for them a familiar place, where they have a significant and valuable experience. Project made ...

Pi, pica, picas(so): music and neighbourhood in the museum

Within the project entitled Pi, pica, picas(so), and for the second year in a row, the Museu Picasso opened its doors one Spring Monday for the boys and girls from the nursery schools of the neighbourhood to offer them a live music concert given by the group Tres & Jazz. The musical proposal was inspired by a selection of five paintings, a piece of pottery by Picasso and some photographs that the children had the chance to look at and observe in detail during the school course. Children from the neighbourhood in the middle of a concert (more…)

Building the Neighbourhood with BarriBrossa

This week saw the presentation to the press of the ninth annual BarriBrossa, a festival organized by La Seca Espai Brossa that, in the words of co-director Hermann Bonnín, ‘isn’t really a festival, or an arts fair: it aims rather to be a reflection on our culture that sheds light on those avant-garde movements of the twentieth century that are still relevant the twenty-first century’. (more…)

At the Picasso Museum We Want to Create Community Spirit! We Explain Our First Project in Collaboration with Schools in La Ribera

At the Education Service of the Picasso Museum we have developed our first neighbourhood project over the 2009-2010 school year, a proposal for collaboration with the educational institutions attended by the children who are our neighbours. Our primary aim is to offer the museum as an educational resource for primary and secondary schools in La Ribera for them to use it as a starting point for exploring their reality, as well as work with Picasso in a cross-disciplinary way. The programme is designed to offer proposals which vary in subject matter, format and duration that are suited to the realities of ...