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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Blichar Patrik (2 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.
Ellen Chan (7 months ago)
A whole museum full Picasso paintings and other creations. More than in Goya museum in Madrid. Probably no woman would like to be painted that way. The blue painting was my favorite--it's a guitar and vase on a table in front of the window. He did several with the same theme and this small one was most favored.
Dalia Krawczyk (7 months ago)
Picasso was born in Málaga, left the town as a kid and never came back. Let's ignore this fact for a moment and enjoy the art ? You can see pieces from all the periods of his creative output. Less known but equally beautiful paintings. If you're looking for Pablo's greatest masterpieces, you better go to Paris or New York.
Huib Botman (8 months ago)
With a massive collection of Picasso's art and a solid audio tour on top of that, it is well worth the price. To avoid waiting in the long queue for entry, I would recommend booking in advance online, so you are sure you can enter. Its a proper three hour visit, if you take your time, so keep that in mind when planning your day.
Lilla (10 months ago)
It was lovely, we went in July when the weather is very hot in Spain so it was a relief that the museum is very cool inside. There is a great selection of art work. Definitely recommend the place to visit. On Sunday the last hour it is free to visit :)
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