International Women's Day 2020. Activities

International Women's Day 2020. Activities

Activities from March 1 to May 15, 2020

PDF icon Activities program (pdf in Catalan - 649 Kb)

Activities program (pdf in Catalan - 649 Kb)


As a public service and reference cultural institution in Catalunya, the Museu Nacional has the will to maintain the social implication to the most and, in this way, in 2014 it was the first public cultural entity of the State to obtain the certificate of Social Responsibility IQNet SR10. 

In this field, some strands impulsed is the fight against women's discrimination in the artistic and intellectual creation and production, as well as enjoy it, as it is proposed by the 26th article of the Gender Equality Law. For this purpose, the museum organizes every year several activities.

The 2020 proposal is this one:

  • From March 2 to May 15:

Montserrat Negre: pioneer in paper restoration. Exhibition in homage to Montserrat Negre i Queralt (Barcelona, 1925-) and her pioneering action in terms of the introduction in the country of new techniques and materials in the restoration and conservation of paper. Foyer of the Joaquim Folch i Torres Library. Admission free-of-charge.

  • 7th of march:

Small stories, great women. A narrator will explain in a dramatic tone women’s vital and professional story of Colita. at 5 pm. Free activity with enrolment. Family activity for children from 5 years old and over

  • 8th of March:

Open doors to all women!

  • 12th of March:

Persepolis (2007) Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud. Screening of this animated film in which Iranian cartoonist, painter and filmmaker Marjane Satrapi explains how she grew up in the context of the fundamentalist regime, and how she ended up leaving her country. At 7 pm (Oval Hall). Free entry with limited capacity (prior online enrolment is recommended).

  • 17th of March:

Transforming the view: women artists in the museum + guided visit to the exhibition Knotting the space. Aurèlia Muñoz Donation. Roundtable made up of Laia Manonelles, Laura Mercader, Sílvia Ventosa and Lúa Coderch to rethink and debate the place women occupy in museums + guided visit to the exhibition devoted to Aurèlia Muñoz. From 6 pm to 8.30 pm, free entry with limited capacity (mandatory online enrolment). Activity canceled.

  • 18th and 19th of March:

Una venjança com n'hi ha poques + Es rifa un home! + Les cartes. We host a Teatre Nacional de Catalunya's presentation of three pieces in the framework of a show related to the Women Pioneers Epicentre. At 8 pm. Payment activity. Postponed activity.

  • March Sundays:

Guided visits in terms of gender, Sundays of March, at 11.30 am. Activity included in the admission price (mandatory online enrolment). Activity canceled.

  • 1st April:

Montserrat Negre: doctor of books and documents, talk given by Carme Sistach. Free entry. Activity canceled.

You can also see some works of women artists that the museum has preserved in this virtual itinerary, do the virtual-face Second Canvas itinerary in terms of gender or consult the women artists topic guide that the museum’s library has prepared on the occasion of the International Women's Day 2020.



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Activities on occasion of the International Women's Day 2020