Activities centring on the exhibitionTalks under the dome
Every Monday from 16 to 30 May at 7 pm. In the Sala de la Cúpula (Domed Hall). Free admission while places last
Leading specialists in various fields and areas of knowledge will talk about the relations that have been established and are established between Realism and art (16 May), literature (23 May) and the cinema (30 May). Taking part, amongst others, will be Rafael Argullol, Josep Cuní, Jaume Figueras, Antoni Llena, Emili Manzano, Eduardo Mendoza, Javier Pérez Andújar and Núria Vidal.
Looking at Realism(s)
Every Thursday from 19 May to 16 June. At 7 pm. Exhibition rooms. Free admission while places last
On the spot commentaries of the works by the exhibition curators and by the artist Antoni Llena.
12 May: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo i les paradoxes del revisionisme realista. (Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and the paradoxes of realist revisionism) Francesc Quílez, Cabinet of Drawings and Prints.
19 May: Autorretrat amb el coll de ratlles de Courbet: la imatge de lartista. Isabel Valverde, professora titular dHistòria de lArt, UPF
26 May: 'Els jugadors de daus' de Simó Gómez: la lliçó del Prado. ('The Dice Players' by Simó Gómez: a lesson from the Prado) Mercè Doñate, Department of Modern Art.
2 June: 'La migdiada' de Ramon Martí Alsina: lart vivent. ('Midday Nap' by Ramon Martí i Alsina: living art) Cristina Mendoza, Assistant Director of Collections.
9 June: El nu femení: de la tradició a la transgressió del cànon. (The female nude: from tradition to transgression of the canon) Elena Llorens, Department of Modern Art.
16 June: Tàpies: la realitat soterrada. (Tàpies: buried reality) Antoni Llena, artist.
Museums night and day
Saturday 14 May, Museum Night, free admission from 7 pm to 1 am.
Wednesday 18 May, International Museum Day, free admission from 10 am to 7 pm.
Starting 16 April
Saturdays at 11 am (Spanish) and 12.30 pm (Catalan)
Duration: 1 hr 30 min
Free service (included in admission). Places limited
Activities without guides available at any time during museum opening hours
Close-up on Realism
From 16 April to 24 July
Exhibition rooms. Activity included in admission.
A suggested itinerary for visiting the exhibition and observing certain works in detail.
Pick up the material for this activity at the information desk in the Museum vestibule.
Recommended for children aged 7 and over.
Let's be realistic!
From 8 April to 24 July
Espai educArt. Admission free.
Here you can join in three types of activity: the oldest can sit for a Realist portrait and the youngest can play at composing portraits. Everybody can take their turn on the sofa for a nap and imagine their version of Senyor Nicolau's dream.
In the Espai educArt you'll find everything you need for carrying out this activity.