Arquivo mensal: novembro 2013

A delicious visit!

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Have you already thought about the History of foods? Some of them were developed many years ago, or by mistake or because of a necessity, but all them have a reason of exist. The potato fries are not different. The Frietmuseum, in Belgica, tell us the curiosities about one of the most delicious meal in the world. Are you hungry? So, if you are going to be in the potato fry’s country, do not forget to visit the museum!

Guided tour at Museo de Historia de Madrid

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On 11 December, the members of Spanish Federation of Friends of Museums could know the history of Madrid been guided by conceptualized guided: Juan Pablo Frade, architect who were responsible to the rehabilitation of the museum building, and Isabel Tuda, the museum conservator. Are you going to lose this chance? Acess the Amigos de los Museus site and subscribe. 

Archeology in Museum of London

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The importance of archeology is unquestionable. Because of that, the Museum of London has a record of life in 21st century London. Its collections are constantly growing as archaeological digs yield new discoveries!

The collections include:

  • 25,000 items of fashion and textiles
  • 150,000 paintings, prints and photographs of London
  • Europe’s largest archaeological archive including 17,000 skeletons
  • 50,000 objects from prehistoric and Roman London
  • 15,000 objects from Saxon and medieval London
  • 55,000 objects from Tudor and Stuart London
  • 110,000 objects from modern London (the 18th century to today)
  • 1800 life stories from individual Londoners
  • Half a million historic documents, including the archives of the Port of London Authority and Sainsbury’s supermarket.

So, if you are going to be in London in the end of the year, do not lose the chance to know the museum!

Music + Art

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Have you already thought about bring together the lyricism of the Opera and the inspirations of the masterpieces? The Israel Museum promotes in November 24, 25, 27 and 28 a couple performance of Opera which shows a different side of the art. The propose is present some artworks while they sing themes related with the paint.

These evenings of art and music truly give the audience the opportunity to experience, through the senses, the harmony between the visual and musical arts.

Israel Museum – Opera in the Galleries
Date: November 24, 25, 27 and 28
Time: at 7 pm and at 9 pm
Site: www.english.imjnet.org.il

Día de los muertos

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The Museo de América, working together with de Colombian colony in Madrid, is promoting a celebration for the All Souls’ Day. This year the day will show us two famous protagonist: Catrina, female figure who road companion souls to the afterlife, and Francisco Toledo, the great Mexican painter committed to the social reality of his time. http://goo.gl/IfTr45