Make your excursion to Barcelona Historic
Learn history of Barcelona through its memorable galleries
- Fundació Joan Miró Museum
Opening times: Tue to Sat 10.00-19.00 (Oct-June), 10.00-20.00 (July-Sep), Thursday 10.00-21.30, Sunday and open occasions 10.00-14.30, Mondays (with the exception of open occasions) Closed.
Fundació Joan Miró Museum is one of the renowned historical centers in Spain and creative works of Fundació Joan Miró are displayed here. Fundació Joan Miró was conceived on 20 April, 1893. He came out with his first independent presentation in the year 1921 at Paris’ Galerie La Licorne. He kicked the bucket on Dec 25, 1983.
The exhibition hall is a present from him to the local City and grandstands contemporary craft of Barcelona crossing one century. The structure was opened to general society in 1975 and it was planned by Josep Lluís Sert. Miro was encapsulation of style as is reflected in his vivid style with shade of Mediterranean amusingness.
The most acclaimed among his assortments are Alexander Calder’s mercury wellspring alongside stoneware models like Dona j ocell (1982), bronze figure Dona (1983) and woven artwork Tarragona Tapestry (1970).
Guests to the gallery can have a brief look at Miro’s assortment which all out 175 bits of figures, 240 bits of artistic creations, 4 earthenware production and 9 materials alongside 8000 drawings and realistic works. In spite of the fact that the greater part of these have been given by Miro, different givers incorporate his significant other and different specialists, for example, Pierre Matisse, Francesc Farreras, Manuel de Muga, Marguerite, Josep Lluís Sert, and Aimé Maeght.
His assortment incorporates The pedicure 1901, Composition (Street in Pedralbes) 1917, Portrait of a Young Girl 1919, Chapel of Sant Joan d’Horta 1917, Collage-drawing 1933, Morning Star 1940, Double-sided Stele 1956, Self-Portrait 1937/38-1960, The Foundation Tapestry 1979.
The gallery holds Temporary presentations, its own show named Espai 13 and a voyaging display. It additionally directs classes, melodic nighttimes, exercises for kids, instructive exercises, Pensar l’art d’avui (Thinking Today’s Art) and end of the week guided visits.
- Museu d’Història de Catalunya (Museum of the History of Catalonia)
Opening times: Tue to Sat from 10 am to 7 pm, Wed from 10 am to 8 pm, Sun and open occasions from 10 am to 2.30 pm, Mondays shut (with the exception of open occasions)
The Museum of the History of Catalonia shows social, social, political and conservative development and history of Catalonia from extremely old occasions till the only remaining century. Opened for open in 1996, the Museum is continually packed by college understudies, schoolchildren, students of history, neighborhood masses and outside vacationers because of advancement of exercises which are identified with Catalan history related with different subjects and periods.
The exhibition hall is found where a gigantic nineteenth century distribution center stands. It is isolated in eight segments as perpetual presentations. “The Roots”, “Our Sea” and Birth of a Nation,” portray Catalonia’s antiquated progenitors, Aragonese-Catalan ocean exchange and the prospering Roman time frame. “On the Periphery of an Empire,” “Steam and Nation” and “Bases of the Revolution” portray decay of Catalonia under Habsburg rule alongside social and monetary recuperation during the modern age.
“The Electric Years” alongside “Annihilation and Recovery” tell about twentieth century, Spanish Civil War, impact of Franco’s autocracy on Catalonia and holding of first historically speaking vote based decisions after Franco’s passing.
The historical center holds brief displays on different themes which had remembered some magnificent shows for Mediterranean societies alongside connection between writer Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí. It likewise directs virtual visit around different rooms of the Museum, from antiquated occasions to the September 1714.
Alongside visiting presentations, the exhibition hall presents look into material for understudies and research researchers through its different distributions housed in library. It has a bookshop that sells changed books and blessing things describing history of Catalonia. The exhibition hall’s bistro, La Miranda del museu, gives heavenly food and a captivating perspective on the close by port.
Point to note is that affirmation is free on the main Sunday of consistently.
- Figueres Dali Theater Museum
Opening times: 1 Nov-28 Feb: 10:30 am-6 pm, 1 March-30 June: 9:30 am-6 pm, 1 July-30 Sep: 9 am-8 pm, 1 Oct-30 Oct: 9:30 am-6 pm. Shut on: Jan 1 and Dec 25, each Mon between 1 Oct and 31 May, aside from on vacations, occasion eves and 24 Dec.
The Dalí Theater-Museum is a tribute to a Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí I Domènech who was a Spanish surrealist painter conceived in Figueres, Catalonia. Dalí was most popular for the striking pictures in his surrealist work. His aptitudes were affected by Renaissance aces. His most popular work was The Persistence of Memory which was finished in 1931.
The gallery is housed in the structure where a Municipal Theater of nineteenth century stood. Opened to open in 1974, it has wide scope of works of Dalí crossing his bearer and incorporate his remarkable compositions, for example, 1910 Landscape Near Figueras, 1916 Fiesta in Figueras (started 1914), 1921 The Garden of Llaner (Cadaqués) and Self-picture, 1930 L’âge d’Or (The Golden Age) film as a team with Luis Buñuel, 1941 Honey is Sweeter than Blood, 1951 Christ of St. John of the Cross and Exploding Raphaelesque Head, Apotheosis of the Dollar 1965 and Dawn, Noon, Afternoon and Evening (1979).
The experts of craftsmanship and artworks can see works that Dali made particularly for the Museum in different rooms, as Mae West Room, Monument to Francesc Pujols and Wind Palace Room. It likewise incorporates works of different craftsmen, for example, El Greco, Modest Urgell, Marià Fortuny, Ernest Meissonier, Wolf Vostell, Marcel Duchamp and Antoni Pitxot.
The historical center has 1500 works of expressions which incorporates drawing, painting, design, establishments, photography and so on. The venue covers three spaces, the primary theater historical center, gathering of rooms and the display “Dalí·Jewels”, which incorporates assortments of gold arrangement of pearls of old Owen Cheatham, 37 in number.
The Dalí Theater-Museum conducts brief presentations, virtual visits and “Dali by Night” appears.
- Museu Marítim (Maritime Museum)
Opening times: Mon to Sun (10:00 a.m.and 8:00 p.m.)
Museu Maritim is one among the unique exhibition halls in Barcelona covering one century (1750-1850). It remembers a wide range of oceanic antiquities for and around Barcelona. The exhibition hall’s history goes back to 1378 when King Pere IV consented to an arrangement to build regal shipyards. It is a development wonder of Catalan with Gothic design. The principle fascination is a sculpture in Christopher Columbus’ respect named Colonand Port Vell, a pleasant stroll to the marina.
The exhibition hall houses assortments of boat models, steamships, models of shipyard, models from nautical schools, half-body models alongside model of boats utilized by Spanish Royal Armada. The oceanic historical center has a wide scope of route instrument assortment from all ages, viz, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth hundreds of years and incorporate marine chronometer, significant distance glasses, sextants and octants.
The historical center has a tremendous assortment of ex-votos of sailors as painted pictures delineating mishaps, wrecks, and so on., alongside name of the perfect being. The historical center additionally has painting assortment which incorporate works by well known painters, for example, M. Urgell, J. Llaverias and R. Martí Alsina among others alongside pictures of boats and vessels. The historical center likewise has nonentity assortment which are essentially of Catalan boats of nineteenth century alongside “Negre de la Riba” (Black man of Riba), figure of warrior from North America.
The historical center has assortment of 11 nautical diagrams alongside different map books delivered during 15-seventeenth hundreds of years and other cartographic assortment numbering around 2000, connoting nautical history of medieval Spain.
The illustrious kitchen of Juan de Austria grandstands copy of the vessel Juan de Austria which partook in skirmish of Lepanto on 7 October 1571.
Santa Clause Eulàlia, a yacht, is another fascination at the historical center and has been named after benefactor holy person of Barcelona. The gallery likewise has a shop and an eatery.
- Museu (Picasso Museum)
Opening times: Tue to Sun:10 am to 8 pm, Closed on working Mondays
The Museu Picasso has one of the most broad assortments of fine arts by the twentieth century Spanish craftsman Pablo Picasso. This is one of the most famous and most visited historical centers in Barcelona. The gallery is housed in five medieval royal residences in Barcelona’s Barri Gotic. There are about 3,500 stirs making up changeless assortment of the exhibition hall.
The Picasso exhibition hall was introduced in March 9, 1963 in Aguilar Gothic royal residence. Later Palau del Baró de Balaguer, Palau Meca, Casa Mauri and Palau Finestres royal residences likewise turned out to be a piece of the exhibition hall.
The assortment at the historical center incorporate Malaga, which portrays his life from 1881-1890, Corunna, 1891-1895, Barcelona 1895-1897 and numerous other.
The lasting assortments incorporate works of art and drawing, inscriptions and earthenware production. The works of art incorporate two school days significant oil canvases, Science and Charity in 1897 and First Communion (1896) alongside Margot and the Dwarf Dancer, 1901. Different artworks incorporate Le Fol (The Madman), The Tragedy (1903) just as Portrait of Señora Canals. The Ceramics Museum has a progression of 16 articles gave by Picasso in 1957, which portray twentieth century style.
The historical center’s open zones including get together corridors can be recruited for private capacities and private visits additionally can be orchestrated to the display rooms. The exhibition hall directs free guided visits. The exhibition hall library has specific materials of Picasso, however access to it is confined. Guests can purchase Picasso memorabilia at the exhibition hall shop which incorporate books, banners, T-shirts, adornments, tissues and themes.
The exhibition hall has a bistro eatery with outside patio on the ground floor.
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