You want to know more about the culture and art of Seville and you are looking for a Museum, well then you landed on the right page. We will now show you some of the best museums in town. Cultural heritage, art and folklore… In this sensational article will show the best museums to visit. It is a selection of 5 museums, soon we will publish an article with many more. They are all close to our hotel in Seville … Read our article for more information!
Enjoy Seville outdoors as well as the beauty you can find in its museums. We start by …
1 – Museum of Fine Arts. At plaza del Museo, 9. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00 . Closed Mondays and festivities. It is the second bigger gallery in Spain. Have great collections of Murillo and Ribera , as well as from the Golden Age and Romantic. Beside this two Spanish painters contains a magnificent Greco (portrait of the son) and a large collection of natural paint.
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2. – Andalusian Centre of Contemporary Art. Recently created in a former monastery in Cartuja Island not only offers art works; the building itself is part of the visit. It counts with paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, tapestries and a serial works of Spanish artists of XX century. Most important artists represented are the Andalusians Barbadillo , Caballero, Gordillo , Guerrero. More info here. Besides all this talks and workshops are often organized and can be joined. It is located in the Monasterio de la Cartuja de Santa Maria de Las Cuevas and the entry is on Avenue Amerigo Vespucci, 2. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 21:00. Sundays from 11:00 to 15:00 .
3.- Museo del Monasterio de Santa Paula: Open daily from 9:00 to 13:00 and 16:30 to 18:30. It is located on the street 11 Sevilla St. Paula . It has a small permanent collection. The olio on canvas of the Virgin Mary in a familiar, scene of Seville school attributed to Enrique Garzón, is outstanding. Here is a preview http://www.santapaula.es/visita.php
4.- Macarena Basilica Museum: Opened in 2009 is perfect for those who have never been to Seville during Holy Week. The museum is entirely dedicated to this amazing party. Located at the corner between Macarena street Fadrique street. Open daily from 9:30 to 12:30 and 17:00 to 19:00.
5.- Flamenco Dance Museum: Located in C / Manuel Rojas Marcos 3 . Open Monday to Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Museum is sponsored by the dancer Cristina Hoyos. Offers a tour with visual and sound documents for the history and present of flamenco and its protagonists. The museum also hosts workshops, exhibitions, dance classes, flamenco shows and other activities related to this typical art of Seville. For those who love flamenco, in the next few weeks we will publish an article on the best bars for live flamenco.
Hopefully you enjoy them and know better the culture and history of Seville during his visit.
For those who need more information, here is the web of Sevilla Tourism : www.visitasevilla.es .
Un cordial saludo,
Director @ Hotel Ribera de Triana Sevilla