Museo Picasso Málaga

Málaga, Spain

The Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum in the city where artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born. It opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace, and has 285 works donated by members of Picasso's family.

Christine Ruiz-Picasso, widow of the artist's eldest son Paulo Ruiz-Picasso, donated to the museum 14 paintings, 9 sculptures, 44 individual drawings, a sketchbook with a further 36 drawings, 58 engravings, and 7 ceramic pieces, 133 works in all. Her son, Picasso's grandson, Bernard Ruiz-Picasso donated another 5 paintings, 2 drawings, 10 engravings, and 5 ceramics, for an overall total of 155 works. The collection ranges from early academic studies to cubism to his late re-workings of Old Masters. Many additional pieces are on long-term loan to the museum. There is also a library and archive including over 800 titles on Picasso, as well as relevant documents and photographs.

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Founded: 2003
Category: Museums in Spain

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julz asher (7 months ago)
Great museum with some of the best of Picasso's work. As he is from Malaga this has some very special pieces and really feels like a home collection. Great space and the museum has multiple language guides available. The staff speak very good English Spanish German & French. There was lots of support and some exhibitions vary as well as Picasso's collection. Definitely worth a visit if your in the area. You can save some time and by tickets on line and then you can directly enter the museum without visiting the reception desk area
Louise Allen (8 months ago)
Good value exhibitions and displays of Picasso's work. Well laid out in intelligent groupings. The audio tour is included in the price. It's very informative but a bit over the top with far too much theoretical exposition. You'd be there all day if you listened to all of it!
David Kelly (9 months ago)
Great museum - spent a couple of hours going around, spread over two floors. Busy when we visited, but plenty of room to get around. Excellent survey of Picasso's 80+ year career as an artist. Brilliant to see his early works. Audio headsets are GREAT! So much extra information given at specific art works. Highly recommended!
Hawesome (9 months ago)
Nice museum about Picasso work. It could be more interactive and has better audio guide. But overall, it was a nice visit. It's highly recommended that you buy the tickets online to avoid the very long queue. I bought them online at the entrance because of the line, but I was lucky to find available tickets for the time slot.
Blichar Patrik (10 months ago)
Great experience, an interesting museum, a must visit for all art lovers. Located in a palace from 16th century in the middle of the Old town. Collection offers good insight into Picasso's evolution. Good audio guide or you can download a free museum app. Tickets from 9€ but recommend to buy a combine ticket for both exhibitions. Free on Sundays afternoon.
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