Make your excursion to Barcelona Historic
Learn history of Barcelona through its notable exhibition halls
1. 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 public occasions 10.00-14.30, Mondays (aside from public occasions) Closed.
Fundació Joan Miró Museum is one of the well known historical centers in Spain and masterful works of Fundació Joan Miró are shown here. Fundació Joan Miró was brought into the world 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 gallery is a present from him to the local City and exhibits contemporary specialty of Barcelona crossing one century. The structure was opened to general society in 1975 and it was planned by Josep Lluís Sert. Miro was exemplification of style as is reflected in his bright style with shade of Mediterranean humor.
The most acclaimed among his assortments are Alexander Calder’s mercury wellspring alongside stoneware figures like Dona j ocell (1982), bronze model Dona (1983) and embroidery Tarragona Tapestry (1970).
Guests to the exhibition hall can have a brief look at Miro’s assortment which all out 175 bits of figures, 240 bits of canvases, 4 earthenware production and 9 materials alongside 8000 drawings and realistic works. In spite of the fact that the vast majority of these have been given by Miro, different donors incorporate his better half 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 historical center holds Temporary presentations, its own display named Espai 13 and a voyaging show. It likewise directs classes, melodic nights, exercises for youngsters, instructive exercises, Pensar l’art d’avui (Thinking Today’s Art) and end of the week guided visits.
2. 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 public occasions from 10 am to 2.30 pm, Mondays shut (aside from public occasions)
The Museum of the History of Catalonia displays social, social, political and prudent advancement and history of Catalonia from antiquated occasions till the only remaining century. Opened for public in 1996, the Museum is continually packed by college understudies, schoolchildren, antiquarians, neighborhood people and unfamiliar sightseers because of advancement of exercises which are identified with Catalan history related with different subjects and periods.
The gallery is found where a gigantic nineteenth century stockroom stands. It is separated in eight segments as lasting displays. “The Roots”, “Our Sea” and Birth of a Nation,” portray Catalonia’s antiquated progenitors, Aragonese-Catalan ocean exchange and the thriving 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 financial recuperation during the mechanical 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 races after Franco’s passing.
The historical center holds transitory presentations on different points which had remembered some great shows for Mediterranean societies alongside connection between artist Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí. It likewise leads virtual visit around different rooms of the Museum, from antiquated occasions to the September 1714.
Alongside visiting presentations, the exhibition hall presents research material for understudies and examination 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 tasty food and a charming perspective on the close by port.
Highlight note is that affirmation is free on the primary Sunday of consistently.
3. 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, besides on vacations, occasion eves and 24 Dec.
The Dalí Theater-Museum is a recognition for a Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí I Domènech who was a Spanish surrealist painter brought into the world in Figueres, Catalonia. Dalí was most popular for the striking pictures in his surrealist work. His abilities 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 public in 1974, it has wide scope of works of Dalí spreading over his transporter 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 authorities of workmanship and compositions 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 additionally incorporates works of different craftsmen, for example, El Greco, Modest Urgell, Marià Fortuny, Ernest Meissonier, Wolf Vostell, Marcel Duchamp and Antoni Pitxot.
The exhibition hall has 1500 works of expressions which incorporates drawing, painting, mold, establishments, photography and so forth The auditorium covers three spaces, the primary theater exhibition hall, 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 impermanent presentations, virtual visits and “Dali by Night” shows.
4. 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 galleries in Barcelona covering one century (1750-1850). It remembers a wide range of oceanic antiquities for and around Barcelona. The gallery’s set of experiences goes back to 1378 when King Pere IV consented to an arrangement to develop regal shipyards. It is a development wonder of Catalan with Gothic engineering. The principle fascination is a sculpture in Christopher Columbus’ honor named Colonand Port Vell, a beautiful stroll to the marina.
The gallery houses assortments of boat models, steamships, models of shipyard, models from nautical schools, half-structure models alongside model of boats utilized by Spanish Royal Armada. The sea exhibition hall 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 exhibition hall has a tremendous assortment of ex-votos of sailors as painted pictures portraying mishaps, wrecks, and so on, alongside name of the heavenly being. The exhibition hall additionally has painting assortment which incorporate works by popular painters, for example, M. Urgell, J. Llaverias and R. Martí Alsina among others alongside pictures of boats and vessels. The exhibition hall additionally has nonentity assortment which are fundamentally of Catalan boats of nineteenth century alongside “Negre de la Riba” (Black man of Riba), figure of hero from North America.
The exhibition hall has assortment of 11 nautical graphs alongside different map books delivered during 15-seventeenth hundreds of years and other cartographic assortment numbering around 2000, meaning nautical history of archaic Spain.
The imperial kitchen of Juan de Austria exhibits reproduction of the vessel Juan de Austria which participated in skirmish of Lepanto on 7 October 1571.
Santa Clause Eulàlia, a yacht, is one more fascination at the exhibition hall and has been named after benefactor holy person of Barcelona. The gallery additionally has a shop and a café.
5. Museu (Picasso Museum)
Opening times: Tue to Sun:10 am to 8 pm, Closed on working Mondays
The Museu Picasso has quite possibly the most broad assortments of works of art by the twentieth century Spanish craftsman Pablo Picasso. This is perhaps the most famous and most visited galleries in Barcelona. The exhibition hall is housed in five archaic castles in Barcelona’s Barri Gotic. There are almost 3,500 stirs making up lasting assortment of the exhibition hall.
The Picasso historical center 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 additionally turned out to be essential for the gallery.
The assortment at the exhibition hall incorporate Malaga, which portrays his life from 1881-1890, Corunna, 1891-1895, Barcelona 1895-1897 and numerous other.
The lasting assortments incorporate artistic creations and drawing, inscriptions and earthenware production. The artistic creations incorporate two school days significant oil works of art, Science and Charity in 1897 and First Communion (1896) alongside Margot and the Dwarf Dancer, 1901. Different artistic creations 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.