Museums Remarkable Places

Bellver Castle Museum

Bellver Castle is a Gothic-style castle on a hill 3 km to the west of the center of Palma on the Island of Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. It was built in the 14th century for King James II of Majorca, and is one of the few circular castles in Europe.

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Palau de l’Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, which dates back to the 14th century, is the official residence of the King and Queen during their stays in Mallorca. Together with the Cathedral of Palma it is a landmark of the capital of the Balearic Islands. The palace reflects the artistic styles that have succeeded each other throughout the history of the island.

 

Palau de l’Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, which dates back to the 14th century, is the official residence of the King and Queen during their stays in Mallorca. Together with the Cathedral of Palma it is a landmark of the capital of the Balearic Islands. The palace reflects the artistic styles that have succeeded each other throughout the history of the island.

 

THE TREASURES OF THE ALMUDAINA PALACE

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, which dates back to the 14th century, is the official residence of the King and Queen during their stays in Mallorca. Together with the Cathedral of Palma it is a landmark of the capital of the Balearic Islands. The palace reflects the artistic styles that have succeeded each other throughout the history of the island.

 

COURTYARD OF HONOUR OR COURTYARD OF ARMS

This is the current venue for official receptions of the Royal Family and a white marble lion is preserved as a reminder of its Muslim past.

ARABIC BATHS

These were for the private use of the Muslim Walis who lived in the old Alcazar. These baths comprised a cold room, a warm room and a hot room.

GOTIC HALL OR MAIN HALL

This is a large, solemn-looking hall; the most important in the Almudaina Palace. It was built in the reign of James II and since then it has been used to celebrate major festivities and to receive ambassadors. It was reformed during the time of Philip II.

Royal Palace of La Almudaina | Patrimonio Nacional

https://www.patrimonionacional.es/en/visita/royal-palace-la-almudaina

Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca

Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca

“I want everything that I leave behind to stay just as it is when I am gone.”

Joan Miró

The Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca is a cultural centre based on the art studios that artist Joan Miró bequeathed to the public. It offers visitors an insight into his artwork and underlying creative process in the place where the artist lived and worked for almost 30 years. The Fundació aims to offer an interdisciplinary public service with a view to promoting knowledge, social links and participation, both at a local and international level. It is a centre for contemporary artistic creation and for reflection on subjects associated with Joan Miró’s work.

The Fundació’s collection is the outcome of a donation by Joan Miró. On March 7th 1981, Miró and his wife, Pilar Juncosa, donated the artist’s studios – the Sert Studio and Son Boter – to the Fundació Miró Mallorca, together with the works of art, documents and objects that were inside them. This generous legacy was made up of paintings, sculptures, drawings, objects and prints, together with a rich collection of documents and part of the contents of his personal library.

The museum collection

The Fundació Miro Mallorca’s collection is made up of work by Joan Miró and other artists, together with the objects that filled the Sert Studio and Son Boter. In total, its inventoried contents comprise 118 paintings on canvas, 39 paintings on different types of supports, 35 sculptures, 1031 drawings, notes and sketchbooks, 3749 objects and 1925 prints. What makes this such a rich collection is the variety of techniques, materials and procedures that Miró used, allowing us to reconstruct the creative process behind his work.

The numerous projects for paintings, sculptures, ceramics, murals, prints and tapestries all bear witness to Miró’s unflagging creativity during the last stage of his life. The artwork in the collection spans a period ranging from 1908 to 1981, although most of it was created from the 1960s onward. Miró’s oldest surviving oil painting forms part of the collection. As for three-dimensional works, the Fundació features a number of unique assemblages and bronzes from limited editions, mainly made in the 1960s and 70s. The oldest drawings date back to the mid 1930s and the most recent are sketchbooks from 1981. In addition, the Fundació has a superb printmaking collection, including matrices, maquettes and illustrated books.

Fundació Miró Mallorca (miromallorca.com)

https://miromallorca.com/en/

Museu Fundacion Juan March Palma

Located in an old seventeenth-century manor house in the historic center of Palma, the Juan March Foundation Museum is a cultural center that exhibits its collection of contemporary Spanish art and periodically rearranges it to host temporary exhibitions. It also organizes cultural activities.

Museu de Palma | Fundación Juan March

https://www.march.es/es/palma

Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma

History

Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma is located on the perimeter of the bastion of Sant Pere, which forms part of the Renaissance walled enclosure that surrounded the city of Palma until the early 20th century.

The construction of the defensive bastion dates back to the last quarter of the 16th century. In this period, the ancient medieval walls were reinforced with the construction of new walls designed by the Italian engineer Giacomo Palearo Fratín. The bastion of Sant Pere stands out for its large dimensions and strategic location, which is why it was the place chosen to install one of the most prestigious artillery schools in Europe.

Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma

https://www.esbaluard.org/en/

Museu de Mallorca

The Museum of Mallorca is state-owned, with the management transferred to the Government of the Balearic Islands and with organic dependence of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Universities. It was created by Decree of 2 November 1961 from the collections of the old Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, the Marroig collection, the archaeological collections owned by the State, the collections deposited by the Lullian Archaeological Society and the Prado Museum. Since then, the collections have increased extraordinarily, divided into several sections: archaeology, ethnography, fine arts and decorative and industrial arts.

The main headquarters are located in Palma in the house of the Counts of Aiamans, better known as Can Desbrull or popularly as Ca la Gran Cristiana. It has two sections in the Foreign Part, the Ethnological in Muro and the Monograph of Pollentia in Alcúdia.

The Museum is a scientific and cultural centre that aims to satisfy the research, educational and recreational needs of different types of users. It is also a place open to scientific research, study and consultation, learning, exploration, discovery and enjoyment, referring all this to the field of history, art and culture of the island of Mallorca.

The reason for being of the Museum of Mallorca is to preserve, to investigate and to disseminate the set of artistic and material objects of the museum collection, in addition to the documentation and dissemination of the collections and their cultural environment, in order to testify to our history and characterize the cultures of the past and to serve as an element of cohesion of today’s and future society

http://www.caib.es/sites/museudemallorca/ca/inici-55133/?campa=yes

Palau de l’Almudaina

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Palau de l’Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, which dates back to the 14th century, is the official residence of the King and Queen during their stays in Mallorca. Together with the Cathedral of Palma it is a landmark of the capital of the Balearic Islands. The palace reflects the artistic styles that have succeeded each other throughout the history of the island.

Residencia oficial de los reyes de España en Palma de Mallorca

The royal castle of La Almudaina is situated in the part of the city of Mallorca where there have been settlements since Roman times and which has been the seat of power on the island possibly since then. Remains of the Arab citadel, which was mentioned in 12th and 13th centuries references, can still be found in the layout of the present castle.

The castle was built in the early 14th century between 1305 and 1314 for James II and flourished as the seat of the court of the kings of Mallorca in the first half of that century.

The seat of the High Court since Philip II, residence of the Viceroy and the Captain General and administrative centre of the Royal Heritage on the island, the Almudaina is currently the official residence of His Majesty the King during his visits to Mallorca.

THE TREASURES OF THE ALMUDAINA PALACE

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina, which dates back to the 14th century, is the official residence of the King and Queen during their stays in Mallorca. Together with the Cathedral of Palma it is a landmark of the capital of the Balearic Islands. The palace reflects the artistic styles that have succeeded each other throughout the history of the island.

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina is one of the official residences of the Spanish royal family. Categorized as an Alcázar, it is located in Palma, the capital city of the Island of Mallorca, Spain.

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