Your visit to Cristobal Balenciaga Museum in Getaria: Location, schedules, prices, map, activities, cultural events, recommendations. The outstanding pieces? We tell in the article
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Cristobal Balenciaga is considered as one of the most prominent and influential fashion designers of the twentieth century. Its exceptional creative genius inspired him when conceiving models of great formal daring and aesthetic, that shocked the world.
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The Cristobal Balenciaga Museum displays the work of one of the most influential fashion designers of the story
His collections have become unquestionable trend season after season. His mastery of the craft earned him the respect of his colleagues and reigned in international haute couture so indisputable until his retirement in 1968.
Cristobal Balenciaga Museum is located in his hometown, Getaria, Gipuzkoa, and is the first museum in the world dedicated to a designer.
The Cristobal Balenciaga Museum aims to present the life and work of the designer, its relevance in the history of fashion and design. The museum consists of three rooms that have been exhibited chronologically, showing his works from the beginning in San Sebastian, until his reign in Paris.
Cristóbal Balenciaga ends with the study of its technical legacy, that continues to influence today in the work of the most renowned contemporary artists.
In that way the Museum has designed a permanent exhibition consisting of a selection of 90 pieces. The most outstanding pieces that can be seen are the wedding dress of Queen Fabiola of Belgium or dresses designed for the Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Also, they are shown in a rotating way the funds of the Cristobal Balenciaga Foundation, composed of more than 1,200 models.
(Free for children up to 9 years)
(7 € for pensioners, students, unemployed and young people under 18)
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Adress: Aldamar Parkea, 6, 20808 Getaria, Gipuzkoa
Coordenadas: 43.30183, -2.20515
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