CaixaForum Zaragoza: much more than a Museum

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Posted August 5, 2016 by zaragozaturismo in Culture

CaixaForum Zaragoza was opened two years ago. Its aim is to bring culture to all audiences, from children to older people without great artistic knowledge. To achieve this, they have a wide range of cultural activities distributed in the different floors of the building. Have you visited it?

Auditorium at CaixaForum Zaragoza.

Auditorium at CaixaForum Zaragoza.

Auditorium. It has 250 seats and translation booths. Here there are concerts, opera sessions, and 4 conference programs around the exhibitions showed at the time. It also houses social initiatives of companies, foundations, associations… with a social purposes, not to raise funds or to make business presentations.

 

 

One of the exhibition halls.

One of the exhibition halls.

Exhibition halls. There are 2 equipped rooms for exhibitions. They don’t exhibit works of alive or local artists. Its aim is to bring to the public works of high artistic and cultural content, which are not available to all, through agreements with international museums. Painting, ethnic art, ancient civilizations, architecture, film and photography are the main themes of the exhibitions showed.

Each September they present the annual exhibition programming. There is a specific brochure for every exhibition with all the information related to it. The access to the exhibitions costs €4. They also have audio guides.

The guided tours  have extra cost of €3. There is at least one guided tour daily. In addition, Saturdays there are a few family visits of 30-minute adapted to children; and at 7 p.m. There’s a guided tour of 50 minutes to the building to better understand its meaning and architectural details.

Classroom ready for a workshop.

Classroom ready for a workshop.

Classroom workshop. They have up to 70 people. Two of them have direct connection with the Auditorium and translation booths. Here take place the workshops are carried and the social gathering with coffee.

Multipurpose room. Small interactive or photographic works are exhibited here. There is an access to the lower terrace lower. During the school year they carry out visits to school groups.

Restaurant. In the last floor, next to the terrace viewpoint, here you can enjoy a coffee or a meal of their daily menu.

Here yo can see some pictures of this wonderful space.

The tourist bus brings you close to CaixaForum. Get off it and find out this place!


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