Entries by mllibre

40th anniversary of the municipal elections of 1979

On April 3th of 1979, the first municipal elections in democracy were held (the previous ones in a democratic system had taken place during the Second Republic on January 14th, 1934). 59.4% of the electoral roll, which at that time was 145,369 people, participated. 11 political parties took part in the elections and the final […]

The factory A. Farrés and Cía., The Crystal

In September 1874 the company A. Farrés and Company was established, with the commercial name of Cristalería Badalonesa. This company succeeded Badia, Grau i Companyia, founded in 1866, which had changed its name according to the partners it had. In January 1908, the society of A. Farrés and Company, popularly known as Cristall, joined the […]

The exhibition The great illusion extended

The exhibition The great illusion. Cinema in Badalona from 1898 to 1975, has been extended until May 12 due to public success. The exhibition collects 122 years of relationship between the seventh art and Badalona and invites us to discover the history, the advances, the anecdotes, and the countless episodes of shared memory that are […]

Enric Sió. The cartoonist who broke molds on sale

The book Enric Sió. The artist who broke molds is already on sale at the Museum’s store.  The book has been published by the Museum of Badalona and written by Jordi Riera Pujal, curator of the exhibition of the same title that can be seen in the Sala Josep Uclés until April 14th. The book reviews the […]

The Museum’s collection reach 18,000 pieces

The collections of the Badalona Museum have reached, at the beginning of January, registration no. 18,000. The piece that has the number 1 is the predella of a Gothic altarpiece, today lost, from the old monastery of Sant Jeroni de la Murtra. With regard to the number 18,000, it is a record known as a […]