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Two pieces from Badalona at the exhibition The Naked Man

The  Museum of Badalona contributes to the exhibition The Naked Man. Stripping the archetypes of masculinity, that can be seen at the Cerdanyola Art Museum, from November 21st to April 5th, 2020, with two ceramic sculptures from the Roman city of Baetulo, which represent an hermaphrodit and the god Bacchus. The exhibition undresses the man […]

Opening of the exhibition of Enric Giralt

On Thursday, November 21st, at 7 pm, opens the exhibition, Enric Giralt un periodista de la Transició, an exhibit that reveals the important photographic archive of this journalist from Badalona. The images, of great testimonial value, form part of the fund that the family gave  to the Museum of Badalona and allow to draw with […]

Badalona through the eyes of Francesc Domingo Lladó

A few years ago, the Museum incorporated a serie of copies of several photographic negatives of Francesc Domingo Lladó (1906-1987), wellknown professional photographer from Badalona, all of them from the time of the 2nd Republic, the Civil War and the years immediately afterwards. These photographs are the exceptional testimony of a city that is very […]

150 years of Anís del Mono

The Anís del Mono factory is one of the oldest ones that works in Badalona, and its product is one of the best known and appreciated in the world. The famous label that identifies this drink has the date of 1870 and, therefore, will celebrate the 150th anniversary in 2020, although production was probably started […]

Presentation of a book about Dr. Bassols

On Tuesday, October 22nd, at 7 pm, the book El doctor Bassols. Una vida dedicada a la Salut will be presented at the Museum. The book is the result of the research carried out by his eldest daughter, Dr. M. Antònia Bassols, with the aim of recovering the memory and witnessing of the important professional […]

Open day on the occasion of the Open House festival

The Museum of Badalona joins a new edition of the 48h Open House BCN architecture festival; one weekend of open doors to buildings of all kinds, shape and size that explains the architecture in a transversal way. You can visit the Roman baths-Decumanus area of the Museum, the Quintus Licinius Garden and the Anís del […]

Gallery: The Gymnastic and Sportive Union

On July 11th, the entity of Badalona the Gymnastic and Sportive Union (UGE) donated to the Museum its historical archive, which includes both documents and photographs. The UGE, created in 1926 to promote sport, and especially athletics, was originated in the gymnastics classes of the Athenian of Workers, started in 1912. This gallery is just […]

Josep Maria Jujol and Badalona

On September 17th, we’ll celebrate the 140 years of the birth of Josep Maria Jujol i Gibert (Tarragona, 1879-Barcelona, ​​1949). Architect, sketcher, designer and painter, he is one of the references of Catalan modernism, although his contribution has not been recognized until a few years ago. Josep M. Jujol had an important relationship with Badalona […]

The exhibition Bacchus, the masks of the god awarded

The exhibition Bacus, the masks of the god produced by the Museum of Badalona and curated by Esther Gurri, has been distinguished by Auriga magazine – the only Catalan publication dedicated to the diffusion of classical culture – with the Musa Prize to the temporary exhibitions on the ancient world, shared ex aequo with the […]