Amazonomachy: Clara Carvajal

13 December 2018 - 3 February 2019

Organised by: Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte y Museo Arqueológico NacionalSalto de línea Salto de línea

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

31 October 2018-3 February 2019

Extension: 3 March 2019

Organised by: Diputación de Pontevedra y Museo Arqueológico NacionalSalto de línea

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.


2 October-9 December 2018

Organised by: Consorcio Cartagena Puerto de Culturas. Ayuntamiento de Cartagena y Museo Arqueológico Nacional

The exhibition MVSES presented an extraordinary group of Roman mural paintings, three pictures depicting Apollo and the Muses of poetry, Calliope and Terpsichore. The murals were discovered during recent excavations in the Edificio del Atrio or Atrium Building at El Molinete Archaeological Park (Cartagena).

Electric Treasures

17 May-9 September 2018

Organised by: Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte

This exhibition features various splendid facsimiles of metal grave goods from Roman times made by electrotyping, effectively merging classical antiquity with the ultra-modern inventions of the Industrial Revolution.

The Power of the Past: 150 Years of Archaeology in Spain

11 October 2017-1 April 2018

Organised by: Acción Cultural Española y Museo Arqueológico Nacional

This exhibition analyses the birth of Spanish archaeology, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the founding of the National Archaeological Museum and the network of provincial museums in Spain, and reviews the scientific development of this discipline. With the collaboration of 68 museums throughout Spain, the show offers a sweeping vision of our rich archaeological heritage.