|Subject: Exhibitions in Europe|
a small list of exhibitions across Europe that might entice you, or make you think of a possible visit ...
"Frutas y castas ilustradas" Until the 29th of August Madrid, Museo Nacional de Antropología A collection of paintings depicting the mixture of races in the New Continent. http://mnantropologia.mcu.es/ http://www.cultura.mecd.es/museos/index.html
"Confucio, the birth of humanism in China" Barcelona, Caixaforum Until the 29th of August http://www.fundacio.lacaixa.com
Ivories. From the Ancient Near East to Modern Times Louvre Museum Until the 30th of August http://www.louvre.fr/
"Al-Andalus y la ciencia" Granada The "Legado Andalusí" fundation has organized an interesting exhibition about the knowledge of the andalusi scientifics between the VIII and the XV centuries. http://www.parqueciencias.com
"The Torredonjimeno treasure" Madrid, until the 24th of October For the first time since it was discovered back in 1926, all the pieces belonging to the visigotic treasure of Torredonjimeno can be seen together. You can also visit the Guarrazar treasure, famous for its votive crowns (kings Recesvinto and Suintila among them). http://www.man.es/
"Paper costumes" Bilbao, until the 5th of September A selection of images made in paper or litography of traditional basque dresses between the XVI and the XIX centuries. http://www.euskal-museoa.org
"Gerard David and the flemish landscape" Madrid, until the 22nd of August http://www.museothyssen.org
"Giulio Cesare in Egitto" Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona 23, 25, 26, 27 and 29th of July Love this opera, but I prefer it in the rare times when a man sings the main role ... http://www.liceubarcelona.com
"Ladies of the Nile. Women and Godesses in Ancient Egypt" Barcelona, until the 26th of September An exhibition about the active role played by women in ancient Egypt. The Egyptian Museum in Barcelona is a very interesting and rewarding private collection. They organize trips and conferences. http://www.fundclos.com/
"Paris 1400. Art during the reign of Charles IV" Paris was an intellectual and artistic center during the reign of Charles IV, during that time of economic and political turmoil. The exhibition is complemented with the possibility of visiting places related to this theme : Charles IV wall, the Bastille, the churches of Saint-Laurent, Saint-Germain-l´Auxerrois or Saint-Nicholas-des-Champs. Louvre Museum, until the 12th of July http://www.louvre.fr
Enjoy it !
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