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Museo Picasso Málaga ends 2013 with its best ever visitor numbers

01/10/2014

A total of 406,465 people visited the museum over the last twelve months. In its 10th Anniversary year, MPM is once again the most visited institution in Andalusia, not counting the Alhambra and Generalife complex and museums. The museum broke its own record for visitors coming to the various options on offer - the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, cultural activities and educational pr

While Spanish museums are currently facing a downtrend, Museo Picasso Málaga has seen a 4.7% increase in the number of visitors who came to the gallery in 2013. The reasons behind this figure include the outstanding programme of exhibitions and activities that have been held to celebrate the museum&acute";“s 10th anniversary, the increase in the number of travellers in Malaga province and the Costa del Sol, and the organization&rsquo”;"s greater efforts at promotion.

The exhibitions held to commemorate the anniversary - Picasso of Málaga. Earliest Works in the spring, Pablo Picasso. Family Album over the summer, and Eleven Invited Works in the autumn and winter-, along with the Open 24 Hours event on 26th and 27th October, all drew in people from Malaga, and this enabled the museum to improve its visitor numbers. Dennis Hopper. On the Road, and Hilma af Klint. Pioneer of Abstraction completed an exhibition programme enjoyed by 406,465 visitors to gallery throughout 2013.

Institutional collaboration. For its artistic programme, MPM collaborated with public and private collections such as Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso (FABA)“;” Museo Nacional del Prado";" Biblioteca Nacional de España";" Musée du Louvre";" Centre Pompidou, Paris";" Moderna Museet, Stockholm";" Musée d&rsquo";“Orsay”;" Musée de l&rsquo";“Orangerie”;" Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris";" Museu Picasso de Barcelona";" Fundación Pablo Ruiz Picasso Museo Casa Natal and The Dennis Hopper Art Trust.

For its programme of cultural and educational activities, Museo Picasso Málaga intensified its collaboration with local cultural organizations such as Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga";" Universidad de Málaga";" Centro de Estudios Hispano Marroquí";" Adis Meridianos";" Asociación de Amigos del Museo Arqueológico y de Bellas Artes de Málaga";" Asociación Centro Histórico de Málaga";" Asociación de Artistas Plásticos de Málaga (APLAMA)“;” Apertura school of photography";" FNAC Málaga";" Fundación Ciudadana del Carnaval de Málaga";" Malaga City Council&acute";"s Department of Accessibility and its Department of Citizen Participation, Immigration and Development Cooperation.

It did the same with Andalusian regional organizations such as the Junta de Andalucía&acute";“s Council for Equality and Social Welfare”;" with Centro Andaluz de las Letras";" UNIA, and Fundación C. Heeren de Arte Flamenco, and with national cultural organizations (Obra Social La Caixa";" Aecid";" the Spanish Embassy in Rabat";" the Swedish Embassy in Spain and the Instituto Cervantes in Tangiers), and international ones (the French Institute in Tangiers and the Cinémat&egrave";"que de Tanger).

Museo Picasso Málaga would once again like to thank its institutional and corporate sponsors, whose commitment to art and culture are essential to the development of its artistic programme: Advisory Sponsor RTVA, and Sponsoring Partners Vocento, Grupo Joly, Fundación Aena and Diputación Provincial de Málaga.

Related Exhibition

Eleven Invited Works

The Permanent Collection