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Do you have any dress of Pedro Rovira?

The Museum is preparing, along with the Antoni de Montpalau’s Foundation, an exhibition and a publication about Pedro Rovira, a wellknown fashion designer of Badalona (1921-1978), on the occasion of the centenary of his birth. We’re asking for help. If you have any material related to Rovira – dresses, complements, pictures,…- send us an email […]

Enric Giralt in the Museum

The Museum prepares, for the next fall, a temporary exhibition dedicated to the Transition in Badalona, through the eyes of the journalist and photographer Enric Giralt Paulí (1945-2012). Thanks to the exhibition we’ll be able to appreciate the important collection of images of Giralt, an outstanding and heterogeneous set of photographies of great testimonial value, […]

Cycle of lectures about the baron of Maldà and his time

On the occasion of the commemoration of the 200 years of the death of Rafael d’Amat and de Cortada (Barcelona, 1746-1819), popularly known as the baró de Maldà, the Museum has programmed a serie of lectures about this outstanding character and his time. The cycle, which includes three lectures and will take place during the […]

Discovered a Roman villa in Badalona

The archaeological intervention that is being carried out on the site of the old factory known as the Estrella, located on the Rambla de Sant Joan, has allowed to document a Roman villa of 2,633 m2. It is a great agricultural exploitation, located 500 meters from the city of Baetulo. It have been found several […]

August schedule of the Museum

The Museum of Badalona can be visited from August 1st to September 1st (both included)  from Tuesday to Friday, in the morning – from 10am to 2pm- and in the afternoon – from 5 to 8 pm-, and will remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and on August 15th. The House of the Dolphins, the […]

The Museum joins the Xirgu Year

The Museum of Badalona joins the Xirgu Year’s Commission, created by the Generalitat de Catalunya on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of the actress Margarida Xirgu (Molins de Rei 1888-Montevideo 1969), who for many years lived in Badalona . During this commemoration -that has as curator Esther Bartomeu, actress, choreographer and […]

Gallery of images: glass plate negatives of Agustí Muñoz Tallada

Agustí Muñoz Tallada, amateur photographer and member of the Agrupació Excursionista de Badalona, made a donation to the Museum in 1988 of the photographic collection that he still had, consisting of about 210 glass negatives and one hundred photographs, dated between 1920 and 1970 approximately. These photographs are an exceptional testimony of a city, of […]

Modest Urgell at the Museum of Badalona

This year we celebrate the centenary of the death of Modest Urgell Inglada (Barcelona, 1839-1919), painter of national and international recognition and also a Catalan theatrical author. Landscapes, marines and churches in melancholic atmospheres, where colors and light indicate the mood of the artist, are the main themes of a painter influenced by Romanticism and […]

Donation of the archive of the Gymnastic Union

The Gymnastic and Sportive Union, an entity created in 1926 to promote sport, and especially athletics, donates its historical archive, which includes both documents and photographs, at the Museum of Badalona. For this reason, on Thursday, July 18th, at 7 pm, at the Museum (Roman baths-Decumanus space) will formalize the donation, at a meeting open […]

In memory of Doctor Bassols

This year marks the centenary of the birth and sixty years after the death of Ramon Bassols Genís (1919-1959), the well-known doctor Bassols, who gives name to one of the main avenues that cross the district of Llefià in Badalona. Although he was born in Sabadell and raised in Barcelona, ​​his memory is kept alive […]