The Girona Art Museum, founded in 1976, could not have chosen a better setting than the Episcopal Palace, from the 12th and 16th centuries, to host its collection. The museum has the third most important collection of Romanesque and Gothic art in Catalonia. The jewel in the crown is the portable altar from the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, made of stone and wood covered with silver.
Notable also from the medieval collection is the polychrome Romanesque beam from the Monastery of Sant Miquel de Cruïlles, one of the few preserved in Europe. Or the Virgin of Besalú, considered one of the best Gothic examples of its kind. Names such as Bernat Martorell and Lluís Borrassà also have presence there.
But the art collection of the Girona Art Museum goes beyond the Middle Ages. It consists of 8,500 objects that span from the Greek colonies up to the twentieth century.Specifically, this last period also has a presence in the Museum with works by Joaquim Vayreda, Santiago Rusiñol and Ramon Martí i Alsina.
- Discover the exhibitions through the guided visits to the Museum.
- Family activities are complemented by cultural excursions to various places in Catalonia.
10 am to 7 pm (May-September)
from 10 am to 6 pm (October-April)
Sundays and public holidays:
from 10 am to 2 pm
Mondays, 1st and 6th January and 25th and 26th December
Museu d'Art de Girona
Pujada de la Catedral, 12
Tel. (+34) 972203834 / (+34) 972209536