Malaga offers numerous tourist possibilities, and one of the most interesting is to know some of its almost forty museums. If you plan to visit the Andalusian city, reserve time for them. And, so you can enjoy the highlights, We make a small tour of museums in Malaga that you should not miss.
Museums in Malaga dedicated to Picasso
We could not start otherwise. Picasso is the most universal malagueño, and its city pays tribute to it in various spaces.
Picasso Museum MalagaPicasso Museum - Cave Pinter / Flickr.com
One of the most interesting museums in Malaga, in fact, is the most visited in all of Andalusia. It houses more than two hundred and fifty works by the famous painter. Works that show the wide variety of styles, materials and techniques that dominated throughout his artistic life.
Among the works of Picasso that can be seen in the museum stand outMother and child, Man's head with pink and green zigzags, Composition, Woman with arms raised, Acrobat, Vase with flowers and cake plate Y Jacqueline sitting.
Picasso Foundation Casa Natal Museum
In Malaga there is another art gallery dedicated to Pablo Picasso: the Picasso Foundation Casa Natal Museum. She treasures childhood and family memories of the painter. Also part of his work and that of his father, José Ruiz Blasco, who was a professor at the School of Fine Arts in Malaga.
«Every time I had something to say, I said it as I felt it should be said. Different reasons invariably claim different means of expression. »
Carmen Thyssen Museum MalagaCarmen Thyssen Museum - Maria Pilar Etxebarria / Flickr.com
This museum boasts the most complete 19th-century Andalusian painting exhibition from Spain. However, you can also find works from other centuries. Some of the most prominent are Santa Marinafrom Zurbarán; or The Buenaventuraby Julio Romero de Torres.
Unify in the same institution the Museum of Fine Arts and the Provincial Archaeological Museum. It has more than fifteen thousand archaeological references and a pictorial collection of two thousand works from the 19th and 20th centuries. With all this it is not surprising that it is the largest museum in Andalusia and the fifth in the country.
Center Pompidou MálagaPompidou Center
It is one of the youngest museums in Malaga, since It opened in 2015. It is located in El Cubo, a space made of steel and glass.
Inside you can visit the permanent exhibition The collection, what tour the art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It includes works (paintings, films, etc.) as outstanding as The framefrom Frida Kahlo; or No storiesby Jean Lucerna Godard.
Collection of the Russian Museum St. Petersburg
This collection is made up of a hundred pieces between the fifteenth and twentieth centuries. Therefore, they testify to the rich Russian artistic legacy. It is articulated in nine thematic axes, including realism, the "World of Art" movement and neoprimitivism or avant-garde.
It is located in the former Royal Tobacco Factory of Malaga, the so-called Tabacalera. In addition to the exhibition halls, auditorium, projection rooms and a reading room. In its cafeteria you can rest after enjoying the collection of the Russian Museum St. Petersburg.
Automobile and Fashion MuseumAutomobile and Fashion Museum - Landahlauts / Flickr.com
It shows two hundred pieces of haute couture. They are distributed in seven fashion shows that form the Maga Sublime Collection. If you like fashion, here you have a unique historical journey.
But on top of that, you can see almost a hundred cars in the collection The vehicle as a work of art. It's not all, you'll also see contemporary art designs that collect the history and evolution of the most innovative artists.
Contemporary Art Center
It is located in the Wholesale Market of Malaga. A space that allows you to take a tour of the artistic movements and trends of the 20th century, especially from the fifties. Here you can find works by artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Thomas Hirschhorn or Damian Hirst.
As you see, there are museums in Malaga of enormous interest. And this is just a small sample of what awaits you in this beautiful Andalusian city.