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The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opens its doors

The Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Lleida will open its doors to the public on April 13 in the renovated old Audiència, on Rambla Ferran

The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opens its doors
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The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Lleida has everything ready to open to the public on April 13 in the new definitive headquarters after works that have lasted 5 years and cost about 5 .8 million euros. After more than 100 years of nomadism in places like the old convent of Roser or the Casino, the museum is finally located in its own space in the old Provincial Court with a building dedicated entirely to the functions that correspond to it as a picture gallery .

The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opens its doors

The new Morera is distributed over three floors dedicated to technical services and three to exhibitions, which seek maximum connectivity between the different spaces through a diaphanous interior courtyard. There is also a terrace with a view of the Seu Vella. The new stage begins with an exhibition that reviews this century of artistic and cultural changes. This Tuesday, the museum opened its doors to the media.

The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opens its doors

Although the official inauguration will have to wait for the electoral period to pass, the building will receive its first visitors from 12.00 p.m., in a day that will last until 6.00 p.m. and will also be repeated on Sunday 14 From the museum itself, they recommend advance reservation of entry (morera.paeria.cat) for this first weekend because there will be capacity control and regulation of the internal circulation of people to ensure a proper visit for all . The museum has planned free access to the facilities for a month, until Tuesday 14 May, when it will charge an entrance fee of 5 euros, with a wide program of discounts for various groups, from young people to older

The new Morera Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opens its doors

El Morera will open with the exhibition Roots and horizons. More than a century of art, which will exhibit a selection of almost 450 works of art from the more than 5,000 in the collection, in a chronological journey from the end of the 19th century to the present day, with the presence of key creators of Catalan artistic heritage such as Jaume Morera, Xavier Gosé, Antoni Garcia Lamolla, Leandre Cristòfol, Enric Crous, Josep Iglésias del Marquet, Palmira Puig, Rosa Siré, Alba G. Corral, Alfons López, Albert Baiona or Antoni Abad.

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