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The future of museums: report TrendsWatch 2015

The American Alliance of Museums’ Center for the Future of Museums (CFM) has published their annual report TrendsWatch, the fourth they issue.  The CFM is a think tank and R & D lab for fostering creativity and helping museums transcend traditional boundaries to serve society in new ways.  The CFM helps museums explore the cultural, political and economic challenges facing society and devise strategies to shape a better tomorrow. (more…)

Anecdotes and impressions of the 50th anniversary

On Saturday March 9th the Museu Picasso celebrated the 50th anniversary of its inauguration. Quite a milestone, particularly if we take into account the Barcelona of 1963 and the political environment of the time. Placement of the plaque of the Museu Picasso. c. 1966. Photo: Hernández (more…)

The need to reflect so as to continue acting in terms of education

On the 21st, 22nd and 23rd November, part of the Educational Team of the museum attended the 2nd International Congress: Museums in Education. From the outset, it seemed to us to be an interesting topic, around which the contents were based: “From action to reflection”. (more…)

What to do in the summer at the Museu Picasso

Will you be spending your summer holidays in Barcelona? Both if you are from the city or from outside, we propose a number of activities so that you can spend a cool time away from the heat: Summer visitors. Photo: Jordi Mota (more…)

Toolkit lifestyle profiles: view on culture

Last month I was in Rotterdam to join a program of conferences called Audiences Insight/ Out. The last session organised by Flanders CultuurNet, consist in doing a workshop based in Flanders, in 2003 and 2009 for the leisure participation of Flemish people. Flanders CultuurNet has a team of 8 people who travel throughout Flanders to give personal support to local authorities and to help them in taking a more strategic approach to their culture and leisure communication. This workshop seemed to be a strategic toolkit « view on culture » which allows the user of the toolkit to create an ...