ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS IN MUSEUMS

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Around the celebration of International Women’s Day, various state-run museums are offering talks, workshops, guided tours and activities in which their collections provide the basis for reflections on the role of women throughout history.


From 06.03 to 31.05

Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas (first floor).
c/ Montalbán, 12. Madrid

Free admission. – www.museoartesdecorativas.es 

EXHIBITION LÁGRIMAS NEGRAS (BLACK TEARS)

Exhibition of a tapestry measuring 2 x 14 metres made collectively by 2,245 women in 46 countries to create awareness about the trafficking of women and girls for sexual exploitation, one of the worst expressions of gender violence.museoArtesDecorativas


Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Paseo del Prado, 8. See admission fees: www.museothyssen.org

From 27.01 to 29.03

EXHIBITION CHECHU ÁLAVA. REBELDES

A gallery of female portraits which celebrates the imaginary life of ancient myths and the experience of eminent women in the modern age.

From 25.02 to 18.05

EXHIBITION JOAN JONAS. MOVING OFF THE LAND II.

The exhibition focuses on the role the ocean has played in cultures over the course of history as a totemic, spiritual and cultural reference. It features sculptures, drawings, sound and new video productions.


SAT 07.03 – 18.30

Concierto Neuma

ARQUA – Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática
Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, 22. Cartagena
Free admission, limited seating. www.museoarqua.es
(Permanent exhibition space in the Museum).

CONCERT MUSAE: NEUMA

The Neuma quartet is made up of flautists Estela Córcoles, Alejandra Villalobos, Raquel Díaz and Anna Pujol. Their repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary works.

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SUN 08.03 – 12.00

Museo de América (Conference hall)
Avda. Reyes Católicos, 6. Madrid – www.museoamerica.es

Free admission. Tickets for the performance must be picked up from the Museum’s ticket office as from 10.00 (one per person).

CONCERT

Singer Mercedes Granda and pianist Jaime Tamayo offer a selection of Latin American songs by women performers and composers.

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VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Arqueológico Nacional
c/ Serrano, 13. Madrid

BOOKS / THEMED TOURS / THEATRE

  • La biblioteca del MAN con el Día de la Mujer. Display of bibliographic resources focusing on women (Library)
  • La mujer en la sociedad íbera. Themed tour (display rooms).
  • La mujer en la Historia. Themed tour (display rooms).
  • Museo en femenino. Active Trivial Pursuit competition (display rooms).
  • Subh, la sayyida del califa. Dramatised monologue (Conference hall).
  • Hipólita, una reina de armas tomar. Story for families (display rooms).

For bookings and times, see www.man.es 

museo Arqueológico


VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Lázaro Galdiano
c/ Serrano, 122. Madrid

THEMED TOURS / WORKSHOPS

  • Mujeres inspiradoras y protagonistas de la historia. Guided tour.
  • Taller de creación de fanzines: historias de mujeres. Tour and workshop for families.
  • Arte con té, sesión especial mes de la mujer: Susana y los viejos. Guided tour.

For bookings and times, see www.flg.es

Museo Lázaro Galdiano


VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Nacional del Romanticismo
c/ San Mateo, 13. Madrid

THEMED TOURS / STORY-TELLING

  • Mujeres que amaron… Relatos de escritoras del siglo XIX. Story-telling by Rosa Muñoz.
  • Quince minutos en una sala: boudoir y alcoba femenina (Rooms XV and XVI). Themed tour.

For bookings and times, see www.museoromanticismo.es

Museo Romanticismo


VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Nacional de Escultura
c/ Cadenas de San Gregorio. Valladolid

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY. WOMEN MUSICIANS, SCULPTORS AND CAPTIVES

  • Restauración en femenino. Tours of the restoration workshop. Palacio de Villena.
  • Microrrecitales Musae: Anna Purina, violin. Works by Montanari, Matteis, von Biber, Telemann and Bach.
  • En torno a Luisa Roldán. Guided tour. Colegio de San Gregorio.
  • Cárceles de mujeres: una pedagogía del terror. Themed tour. Colegio de San Gregorio.

For bookings and times, see www.museoescultura.es

 


VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
c/ José Ramón Mélida, s/n. Mérida

THEMED VISITS / TALK

  •  Ser mujer en Roma. Themed tour.
  • La Gitana: personalidad de la mujer emeritense a través del retrato. Talk by Dra. Trinidad Nogales.
  • Livia se confiesa. Dramatised tour.

For bookings and times, see www.museoarteromano.es

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Marina Santo

Marina Santo

VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Nacional y Centro de Investigación de Altamira
c/ Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, s/n. Santillana del Mar

DANCE / CINEMA

  • Tiempo cuerpo: paisajes de una mujer en movimiento. Dance performance by artist Marina Santo.
  • Anónimo / RV Altamira, la cueva animada. Projection of short films (Conference hall).

For times, see www.museoaltamira.es

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VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo del Greco
Paseo del Tránsito, s/n. Toledo

EXHIBITIONS / TALK

  • Virgen con el Niño, by Blasco de Grañén. Introduction to the Invited Piece.
  • Tu huella desnuda, by Luis Cañizares. Exhibition until 29 March
  • Semblanzas femeninas. Recordando a la mujer de la antigua Grecia. Talk by María Isabel Rodríguez López
  • Action in networks for 8 March: #objetivoigualdad

For times, see www.museogreco.es

Museo del Greco


VARIOUS DATES IN MARCH

Museo Sefardí
c/ Samuel Leví, s/n. Toledo

 Mujeres en cuatro actos

Mujeres en cuatro actos

THEMED VISITS / THEATRE

  • La mujer en la cultura judía. Themed visit.
  • Mujeres en cuatro actos. Theatrical performance. Prayer Room, Sinagoga del Tránsito.

For bookings and times, see www.museosefardi.es

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