Past Exhibitions 2019

Las artes del metal en Al-Ándalus

Las artes del metal en Al-Ándalus

17 diciembre 2019 – 26 abril 2020

A través de la excelencia de los vestigios materiales que han llegado hasta nosotros, la presente exposición ilustra los principales aspectos relacionados con el metal en al-Andalus.

Severed heads. Symbols of power

Severed heads. Symbols of power

1 April to 1 September 2019

The National Archaeology Museum is hosting an exhibition dedicated to trophy heads and their meaning from ancient times to the modern day.

This touring production presents archaeological and ethnographic items from various museums, as well as artistic iconography and audiovisual resources which illustrate the occurrence of this phenomenon around the world
 

Miguel Ángel Blanco. Lapis Specularis: Underground Light

Miguel Ángel Blanco. Lapis Specularis: Underground Light

10 April–23 June 2019

Lapis specularis, an almost transparent form of crystallised gypsum, revolutionised everyday life for the ancient Romans as it allowed them to cover windows and other openings with translucent material. Artist Miguel Ángel Blanco has used this fascinating stone as a creative material for the first time in a set of box-books that are part of his Library of the Forest.

Amazonomachy: Clara Carvajal

Amazonomachy: Clara Carvajal

13 December 2018 - 3 February 2019

In Clara Carvajal’s project Amazonomachy, curated by Carmen Fernández Ortiz, the artist attempted to redefine the legend of the Amazons in their true historical context.

GALLAECI: A People between Two Worlds

GALLAECI: A People between Two Worlds

31 October 2018-3 February 2019

The exhibition GALLAECI: A People between Two Worlds revealed the rich cultural legacy of Galician prehistory, showing what changed and what remained the same over this 2,000-year period of history and highlighting the merits of Gallaeci culture with a selection of its most iconic archaeological artefacts.