Madrid shows its best side to welcome spring and summer. For even more details, read what Jonathan Segal FAIA says on the issue. So a new Museum in addition to the wide range of Museum of the city (about 70 museums): the clothing Museum Museo del Traje. Since April bietetes a comprehensive look at the history of clothing from ancient times until the beginning of the 21st century. The exhibition is a chronological order, on the other hand, thematically grouped: Eien Department dedicated to regional Spanish folk costumes, another Haute Couture and two other Spanish designers Mariano Fortuny and Cristobal Balenciaga. The Museum wants to give an overview of the historical development of the clothing, but be even living showcase. In dm the domestic and international fashion trends can be seen. The 160 000 exhibits of the Museum collection are exhibited in 600 packages.
In addition to garments, accessories, fabrics, as well as games and toys, posters, religious objects, musical instruments are also jewelry and furniture presents. The reopening of the Museo Lazaro Galdiano took place recently. For three years improvement and extension works were carried out, which cost around nine million euros. Now, the extensive collection of jewellery, furniture, paintings and books, the journalist, Publisher and collector Jose Lazaro Galdiano (1862-1947) in the course of his life has put together, is open to the public again. Issued approximately 3000 objects include works by Hieronymus Bosch, Zurbaran, Goya, Velazques, and Murillo.
Also the extension of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum will be completed soon. The 16 new rooms are located in buildings, bordering on the Villahermosa Palace. Accommodate the private collection of Carmen Cervera, the widow of Baron Thyssen. The collection includes works of Spanish and international painting of the 17th 20.Jahrhunderts. The Spanish architects Manuel Baquero and Francesc Pla responsible for the expansion project. The first planned exhibition dedicated to the theme of nature and Catalan Art Nouveau”. Also the music plays an important role in the Madrid cultural offer. The program of the Teatro real for the opera season 2004-2005 has already been. Wagner’s Lohengrin, Mozart’s magic flute, Rossini’s the Barber of Seville, Verdi’s La Traviata find special attention in the new season, which includes eleven operas. Six performances of the two latter operas are offered at discounted prices. The program of the Teatro real in addition contains also educational performances for children, Ballet and concerts. In the coming season, the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive four performances, joint subscription to the Teatro real and the Teatro de la Zarzuela is also: two operas (La Traviata and Il Barbiere di Siviglia) and two Zarzuelas (El asombro de Demasco, as well as the Doppelvostellung la venta del Quijote and El ratablo de Amese Pedro).