Threads of silk wound with silver or gilded silver, embroidered more than six hundred years ago. Just approaching such an object creates an awesome sensation. A team of restorers has worked meticulously to restore this Gothic altar frontal to its former glory. The restored work now graces the Seu de Manresa after a year's restoration work by the Catalan Centre for Conservation (CRBMC).
Centres of ritual, pathways lined with monuments, resting places, and places for reflection. Burial grounds are, paradoxically, places full of life that help us better understand our society's past.
RE-ORG, a method for the reorganization of museum reserves
We travel through time and space to once again reunite a masterpiece of the Catalan Romanesque.
...or how we had to 'rob' our own art in order to conserve it.
We are opening the doors of the Palau Moja
The Güells leave their mark on the Ramblas. We travel back to the second half of the 19th century to discover what life was like for the families that lived in four palaces, all of which were located around an avenue that was becoming Barcelona's main thoroughfare. .
The legend from the saint's point of view, but above all, from the dragon's. Every 23 April Catalonia is full of roses and books to celebrate the 'Diada de Sant Jordi', or Saint George's Day. It is a tradition full of deep symbolism for all Catalans.
Questioning our conceptions with the rock art of the Caves of El Cogul. What do we imagine when we think about women in prehistory? What do we think they looked like, and what do we think they did? We find out what the experts think about how women were represented between 12,000 and 4,500 years ago at the Roca dels Moros prehistoric site.
The limits to absolute truth in the era of fake news. We revisit the Pere Mates Case, an episode involving the acquisition of three fake Renaissance altarpiece panels.
In this article, we explain you the techniques that are using the most advanced museums to create three-dimensional models of monuments and objects, and the unexpected possibilities that these technologies open
Women, often overlooked, have had an essential role in the history of Catalan culture
Eduard Toda is one of the least known, but also one of the most important, figures in the Catalan cultural revival known as the Renaixença.
After two years of intense work, the virtual reconstruction of the Iberian town of Ullastret is now ready to receive visitors. Follow it at #ullastret3d
Amongst the objects recovered are a bottle of Foundillon wine and a nine-and-a-half metre long rudder.
The most famous couples of all times
Discover the unique paintings conserved in situ at l’Alt Urgell
The face of history using scientific research
Vignettes with history
More than 300 centres dedicated to the conservation of our history and identity
From the cinematograph to the new Filmoteca de Catalunya