The headquarters of the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia is a baroque style building, originally was seminar for young priests and finished constructing in the eighteenth century. The museum is located on the left bank of the old Turia riverbed.
The Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia is the principal Art Museum of the city
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The Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia occupies this building since the end of the Spanish Civil War. In 1986 they started a series of restorations, the last reform in 2003 in which the palace courtyard Vich, entrance to the Museum by Royal Gardens was built.
The Museum of Fine Arts is divided into six areas ranging from historical periods, the first area corresponds to the Gothic period, which is probably the most outstanding with works artists of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
In this area highlights a collection of Gothic panels, which are the most famous of the museum.
The rest of the areas correspond: the Renaissance period with works by various artists highlighting Pinturicchio;
the periods of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in which stands a portrait of Diego Velazquez;
the periods of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, which include a number of works by the Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla,
the period of Contemporary Art and finally the area of works on paper, both drawings like engravings.
At the Museum of Fine Arts you can do different activities focused on the little ones as the existing workshops and the possibility of guided tours by appointment.
Open all year except on: January 1, Good Friday and 25 December.
More information about the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia in: museobellasartesvalencia.gva.es
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