Malaga, city of museums. Hotel Del Pintor
The museums of Malaga have made the city one of the most fascinating and attractive in Spain. And it is that the capital of the Costa del Sol is consolidating more and more as a cultural destination of Andalusia.
Museums, exhibition halls, artistic manifestations in the streets ... the hometown of Picasso opens its doors to art, music and literature with cultural centers such as the Picasso museum, the Thyssen museum or the Pompidou museum .
Today at the Hotel del Pintor, we discover the tourism of museums: Malaga city of museums . Do you want to meet some?
Malaga and museums, Museum tourism with the Hotel Del Pintor
Over the years the city of Malaga has been reaping an offer of internationally recognized museums that many large cities in the world already wanted because of the importance of the works that reside in the city, as well as the many artists of great importance international exhibiting in our galleries.
The city has nothing more and nothing less than 36 museums, mostly located all within the Historic District making Malaga one of the cities with the highest density of museums in the entire international scene. We discover the 10 best museums in Malaga.
1. Picasso Museum, Malaga
The Picasso Málaga Museum (MPM) is one of the two art galleries dedicated to the Malaga painter in his hometown. The two hundred and eighty-five works that the MPM collection brings together encompass Picasso's revolutionary innovations, as well as the wide variety of styles, materials and techniques it dominated.
From the first academic studies to his vision of classicism, through the superimposed planes of cubism, ceramics, his interpretations of the great masters and the last paintings of the seventies. The surroundings of the museum are planted with tea shops and other establishments with the style, and invites after the visit to a pleasant walk through this central area.
2. Casa Natal Picasso Museum, Malaga
This was the first pinacoteca that opened in the city in honor of the painter Pablo Ruiz Picasso located in the house where he was born who, in addition, has almost to the entrance (located in the Plaza de la Merced) with a sculpture sitting in a Bank that evokes the artist and with which you can photograph yourself as if you were next to the painter.
The Foundation has a collection of works of art composed of more than four thousand pieces by more than 200 different artists and highlights the Picasso preparatory drawings notebook for his work The Misses of Avignon made in 1907, the only presence of this type of sketches in Spanish collections
3. Thyssen Museum of Malaga
This museum is located in the heart of the city and has 2,672 works that are part of the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection . The gallery is a tour of the different genres of Spanish painting of the nineteenth century, a pictorial period framed chronologically between the figures of Francisco de Goya and Pablo Picasso, paying special attention to Andalusian painting.
Julio Romero de Torres, Joaquín Sorolla, Aureliano de Beruete, Darío de Regoyos or Mariano Fortuny, are some of the artists whose works are collected by this space. Delve into the depths of Andalusian customs in this essential museum in any cultural guide.
4. Center of Contemporary Art of Malaga
The Center for Contemporary Art of Malaga (CAC) is a space for the reflection and dissemination of visual and visual arts from the last third of the twentieth century to the present. This cultural space has a permanent collection consisting of some 400 works in addition to a large number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year, film cycles, workshops or congresses. A must see site if you are in Malaga.
5. Revello del Toro Museum, Málaga
Félix Revello del Toro has in his hometown a museum that values his work. A space expressly designed to meet three objectives: permanently expose the assignment that the famous portraitist and figurative painter from Malaga has made to his hometown; value the Pedro-Mena House-workshop, one of the few domestic buildings that are preserved in Malaga during that period; and enhance the figure of this 17th century imager, spreading the knowledge of his work and his vital and artistic career.
6. Museum of the Municipal Heritage of Malaga
This is a museological project conceived as a reflection of what the city of Malaga is and what it has been throughout its history, with a collection that begins with the creation of the first Town Hall at the end of the 15th century and continues until our days.
This museum of Malaga has the spirit to value and disseminate the best of the more than 4,000 works that make up the City Hall collection with a studied selection and arrangement of the exhibited pieces, with great importance to the dissemination and pedagogical aspects of the museum.
7. Automobile and Fashion Museum of Malaga
If you like the automobile sector you cannot miss this space. Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, Mercedes and Ferrari, among other car houses, have a presence in this place with the best models of each firm. The luxury of the upholstery, the details of the dashboard, the design lines ... do not miss this unique space where you can observe the history of the automobile sector.
8. Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, Málaga
It is still just a project but Malaga is preparing to host the emblematic building of the Tabacalera, the Russian State Museum in St. Petersburg. The City Council finalizes the details with Russia to launch this delegation that echoes the artistic manifestations of this country. The exhibition discourse will revolve around five sections: icons, portraits, landscapes, genre painting and avant-garde and revolution. A new point of visit in Malaga shows the intercultural environment that invades the capital of the Costa del Sol.
9. Pompidou Center of Malaga
The Pompidou Center in Malaga is a headquarters of the Georges Pompidou National Center of Art and Culture in France that will be located in the building called El Cubo in Malaga. This is the second headquarters outside the original Parisian center and the first located outside of France. Its inauguration is planned in 2015, which will put the finishing touch on Malaga's cultural activity.
10. National Museum of Airports, Navigation and Air Transport of Malaga
This museum is unique in Spain and one of the few that exist in the world. The Aeronautical Museum, as it is called, opened its doors on November 13, 1997 and has an exhibition area of 1,500 meters. Its facilities house more than 4,000 pieces about the history of aviation. This museum, also aimed primarily at school children, even anyone who has some curiosity about the world of aviation will have a great time.
In addition to all these museums, Malaga has many other centers that are worth mentioning. The Lagar de Torrijos Ecomuseum, the Gerald Brenan House, the Interactive Museum of Music, the Wine Museum, the Flamenco Art Museum, the Alborania Museum, Aula del Mar, Ars Málaga, the Jorge Rando Museum, the Art Center of Bullfighting, the Museum of Holy Week and the Brotherhoods , among others.
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Hotel in the center of Malaga
Del Pintor Suites & Hotels is located at 27 Álamos Street, in the center of Malaga , in the “Picasso District”, a few steps from the so-called monumental and artistic triangle of Malaga (Picasso Museum, monumental ensemble Teatro Romano-Alcazaba and the Museum of Malaga, in the spectacular Customs Palace). A privileged situation to know the center of Malaga on foot.
It is a boutique hotel with unique architecture located in the historic center of Malaga, and at a practically similar distance from the port and Playa de la Malagueta and the well-known Calle Larios.
If you are looking for a central hotel in Malaga , Hotel Del Pintor, the reference Boutique hotel in the center of Malaga will be your best ally.
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