‘Museorum’ arrives in Alcolea de Calatrava with the outstanding works of the provincial museums

‘Museorum’ arrives in Alcolea de Calatrava with the outstanding works of the provincial museums

  • Sponsored by Fundación Iberdrola España, this outdoor traveling exhibition can be visited at Paseo de los Olivos until April 16
  • The exhibition project adds to the programs that the company develops in Castilla-La Mancha, in its commitment to culture and heritage conservation

Fundación Iberdrola has moved the traveling exhibition ‘Museorum’ to Alcolea de Calatrava (Ciudad Real). It is the second stop of this cycle that tours the community, which aims to bring the art of the museums of Castilla-La Mancha to its citizens. Formed by 42 panels, it offers through photographic reproductions a selection of pieces covering different styles, materials, and periods of the five provincial galleries.

The exhibition was inaugurated this morning at the Paseo de los Olivos. The event was attended by Ana Muñoz, Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports; José Manuel Caballero, president of the Provincial Council of Ciudad Real; Eduardo Plaza, mayor of Alcolea de Calatrava and Fernando García, president of Fundación Iberdrola España.

Among the pieces are the Caballero de Los Villares, the Roman Dolls of Ontur, the Lekanis from the necropolis of El Toril, the Visigothic Cancel from the basilica of Eio, the Candil de piquera’ de Liétor, the Cruz de término de Albacete, the Dolorosa de Salzillo and the Portrait of Alberto Sánchez’ de Benjamín Palencia, all from the Museum of Albacete.

From the Museum of Ciudad Real, in particular, are present the Anancus arvernensis, the Sword of carp tongue, the Stela of the warrior of Alamillo, the Golden Ring of Alcubillas, the Golden Maravedí of Alfonso VIII, the Almohad Tinaja of Alarcos, the Cover of the Synagogue of Ciudad Real and the Donkeys of Antonio López Torres.

Museorum’ began its tour in Cuenca and, in addition to Alcolea de Calatrava, will continue to Tobarra, Cifuentes, Bolaños de Calatrava, Quintanar del Rey, Illescas, La Roda, and Torrijos. Humanes will be the last stage of this exhibition cycle in the region.

Fundación Iberdrola with culture

Since its creation, Iberdrola has been committed to the energy, cultural and social development of the communities in which it is present. In this sense, Fundación Iberdrola España represents a further step in this commitment, by promoting initiatives that contribute to improving the quality of life of people.

This project is in addition to others that the company has carried out in Castilla-La Mancha in recent years, including the illuminations of the Monastery of Uclés, the Old Bridge of Talavera de la Reina and the Cathedral of Sigüenza, among others, as well as exhibition projects such as El Pradoen las Calles and Un Patrimonio de Todos.