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10th Anniversary Celebration

Open 24 hours


Palacio de Buenavista
and surroundings


From 8:00PM on Saturday, October 26th to 8:00PM on Sunday, October 27th, our Museum exceptionally opened its doors to our neighbours and visitors, absolutely free. All the visitors who came to join the celebration could enjoy the following programme:


Eleven Invited Works in the Permanent Collection on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Museo Picasso Málaga
An exceptional representation of great artists Picasso was particularly interested in, within the museum's permanent collection

Hilma af Klint. Pioneer of Abstraction
An impressive exhibition brings the surprising work of this Swedish artist to Spain
Saturday 26th October from 8pm until midnight; Sunday 27th October from 10am to 8pm
Temporary exhibition galleries

Crommelynck Printing Press
Printmaking artistic processes and techniques alongside the press used by Picasso for printing
Indoor patio

The French Museums: from Louvre to Centre Pompidou
A space to learn more about heritage, work and activities of the leading French museums
Reading Room


SATURDAY 26.10.2013
10pm / Auditorium
Mayte Martín (SOLD OUT)

10pm / Garden
Logical Nonsense
Electronic music session by DJ Anna Aixandri

Midnight / Auditorium
Jorge Pardo Cuarteto (SOLD OUT)
Concert by Jorge Pardo quartet, 2013 award for best European musician of the French Academy of Jazz

SUNDAY 27.10.2013
1.30pm / Central patio
Cuarteto Granada
Chamber music

7pm / Auditorium
Carnaval de Málaga (SOLD OUT)
Tribute to the group Con el color de Picasso (1994), and performance by the murga Los Vivalavida, winner in Carnaval 2013.


SUNDAY 27.10.2013
11am and 3 pm/ Garden
Oink Oink Ink Puppets
Siesta Teatro Company. Traditional puppet performance for children

11.30am / MPM main entrance
De Picasso a Picasso
Workshop for families in the vicinity of the Palace

11.30am / Temporary Exhibition Rooms
Figuras en color. Workshop
Workshop for families on the exhibition of Hilma af Klint to explore the concept of the abstract through form and color

Noon / Bookshop
Discovering 'Oh Málaga'
Workshop on how to make sheets led by illustrators Alejandro Villén and Mary Slide

12.30pm / Auditorium
Theatre El gallo de las veletas (SOLD OUT)
La Canica Company performs the story of a rooster who escapes from his chicken coop and decide to pursue their dreams. El gallo de las veletas (The Cock on the Weathercock) has been winner of Best Show at the FETEN Children’s Theatre Awards in 2013


SATURDAY 26.10.2013
10.30pm and 11.30pm / Library
1953: Temboury y Picasso. Génesis de una carta
The history about the museum's origins by Maria Paz Temboury, Patron of the MPM

12.30am and 01.30am / Central Courtyard
Un viaje a las raíces de la ciudad
An archaeological route between the Roman Theatre and the archaeological remains underneath Buenavista Palace

12am and 1am / Temporary Exhibition Rooms
El arte de lo invisible
These tours will delve into the least known and more spiritual aspects of the work by Hilma af Klint

2am and 2.30am / Central Courtyard
Panorámica 360º
A walk through the terraces, exceptionally opened to enjoy the magnificent views of the city

SUNDAY 27.10.2013
El Museo Picasso según...
The Permanent Collection and the Buenavista Palace seen by personalities and citizens

Central Courtyard

… Dani García
Michelin two-star chef, owner of Calima and Manzanilla NYC

... los niños
Students from the CEIP Prácticas nº 1 and from Colegio Platero tell their view about Picasso and the museum

12.30 pm
… la Asociación Themis
A walk with representatives of this Association of immigrants living in Malaga

... blogger @mediamusea
Soledad Gómez. Culture, heritage and new technologies specialized blogger

5pm and 6pm
... los Amigos del Museo de Málaga
The history of the building, from its use as a Fine Arts museum to the Museo Picasso Málaga, by members of the Association

1pm / Collection rooms
Visita guiada a la exposición Once obras invitadas
A dialogue on selected pieces by Picasso and works by artists of importance to him

6.30pm / Education Area
Primeras impresiones
What is a print? How do you make it? Adults printing practical workshop

SATURDAY from 8pm to 2am and SUNDAY from 10am to 7pm
Tu museo 2.0
Share photos and videos of your visit to the MPM on social networks
Screening Room and Central patio

Picasso en el Sur
The history of MPM in the Sur Newspaper shown on 38 totems
Larios St, everyday

El Museo Picasso Málaga visto por la Agencia EFE
Indoor patio from 30th October

SUNDAY 27.10.2013
From 9am to 6.30 pm / Garden
Picasso y su entorno
Outdoor painting competition and awards. Organized by Aplama> DOWNLOAD BASES (in Spanish)


Jazz music at the museum's main entrance, the chance to follow all the festivities online through video streaming, special lighting in the Museum's building and much, much more...


Admission and all activities are free from 26th October at 8pm until 27th October at 7.30pm

Itineraries and workshops: bookings at the reception desk the same 26th and 27th October. Maximum of two people per person and two activities.

Tickets for shows at the auditorium: collecting tickets at the Museum from Tuesday 22 October at the Museum opening hours (from 10:00 to 20:00 h).

On 26 and 27 October: collecting tickets still available at the auditorium box office one hour before each performance.

Maximum two tickets per person and two shows.

Admission free to fill seats.

Once again Museo Picasso Málaga wishes to express its gratitude to the institutions, companies and individuals who support, sponsor, and with which it collaborates, whose commitment to the arts and culture is essential for the development of artistic programming.

This is especially Christine Ruiz-Picasso, Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, FABA, and Consejería de Educación Cultura y Deportes de la Junta de Andalucía. RTVA as Advisory Sponsor, and Vocento, Grupo Joly, San Miguel, Fundación Aena and Diputación Provincial de Málaga as Sponsoring Partners.

Associates in the special program Open 24 hours: Agencia EFE, Asociación Amigos del Museo de Málaga, Asociación de Artistas Plásticos de Málaga (APLAMA), Ayuntamiento de Málaga. Área de Participación, Ciudadana, Inmigración y Cooperación al Desarrollo, Bodega Bar el Pimpi, Canal Sur Radio y Televisión, CEIP Prácticas nº 1, Colegio Platero, Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Diario Sur, Escuela de fotografía Apertura, Familia Temboury, Fundación Ciudadana del Carnaval de Málaga, Fundación Picasso. Museo Casa Natal, Gráficas Palermo, Málaga Hoy, Posgrado Gestión Cultural. Factoría de Arte y Desarrollo.

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