Museu Picasso de Barcelona

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50 years of the Museu
Picasso IN barcelona


On July 27th 1960, by municipal agreement, the monographic museum “Pablo Ruiz Picasso” was constituted. In the same year rehabilitation works of the Berenguer de Aguilar palace began, to house the Museum.

The works were very costly and long, and were supervised from France by Picasso himself. On March 9th 1963, with the necessary discretion that the moment required, the exhibition of the collection that Jaume Sabartés had given to the city was opened.