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 pedagogue-, and that which will be held in 2019 and 2020, there will be a large number of activities in both Catalonia and Argentina and Uruguay, countries that hosted the actress during her exile.
The collaboration of the Museum of Badalona will be specified in various aspects, such as the contribution of photographs and articles of the press, the loan of some garments or the organization of a commemorative activity in 2020. In addition, remember that the book Margarida Xirgu. Cartografia d’un mite,, written by Francesc Foguet and edited by the same Museum, continues to be available to people who want to acquire it.