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Museum of Garrotxa

Olot

Hospice patio; the building opened in 1784 under the supervision of the architect Ventura Rodríguez

Hospice patio; the building opened in 1784 under the supervision of the architect Ventura Rodríguez

The Regional Museum of Garrotxa was founded in 1893 and is currently located on the third floor of the Olot Hospice. The Museum is the people of Olot have entrusted with managing the important and varied cultural heritage of the city. The Museum's mission is to explain and publicise the artistic heritage of the social and industrial history of the Garrotxa region.

The backbone of the museum is the Olot School of Drawing, founded in 1783, and its subsequent history, which includes prominent artists and artistic trends. These include the Olot school of landscape painting, featuring artists such as Joaquim Vayreda, Marià Vayreda and Josep Berga i Boix, Modernisme with artists such as Miquel Blay, and the notable painting "La càrrega" (The charge) by Ramon Casas, and the Noucentisme movement, with artists such as Josep Clarà and Francesc Vayreda.

The permanent exhibition rooms are complemented with regularly scheduled temporary exhibitions, which cover different themes related to the region.

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SPACES

<p>Gallery dedicated to the world of textiles.</p>
The 18th century, textiles and the Olot School of Drawing
The 18th century, textiles and the Olot School of Drawing
<p>Gallery dedicated to the artist Joaquim Vayreda. Photo: Blai Farran.</p>
The Landscapes of Catalonia and at the Olot School. Joaquim and Marian Vayreda a...
The Landscapes of Catalonia and at the Olot School. Joaquim and Marian Vayreda and Josep Berga i Boix
<p>&nbsp;Gallery dedicated to the&nbsp;Catalan Modernism. Photo: Blai Farran.</p>
Modernisme: Miquel Blay and "La càrrega" by Ramon Casas
Modernisme: Miquel Blay and "La càrrega" by Ramon Casas
<p>Gallery dedicated to the sculptor Josep Clar&agrave;. Photo: Blai Farran.</p>
"Noucentisme": Josep Clarà and Francesc Vayreda
"Noucentisme": Josep Clarà and Francesc Vayreda
<p>Gallery dedicated to post-war artists. Photo: Blai Farran.</p>
The Second Republic, the Higher Landscape School and the Post-war period.
The Second Republic, the Higher Landscape School and the Post-war period.

OBJECTS

<p><em>Banyistes</em> (Bathers), Francesc Vayreda, 1920.&nbsp;Oil on canvas (145x120 cm).Private collection: Work on loan to Museum of La Garrotxa</p>
Banyistes (Bathers)
Banyistes (Bathers)
<p><em>Casas d'Olot</em>&nbsp;(The Houses of Olot), Josep Maria Vayreda Canadell,&nbsp;1956. Oil on canvas. Donation to Museum of La Garrotxa</p>
Casas d'Olot (The Houses of Ol...
Casas d'Olot (The Houses of Olot)
<p><em>Dress of Our Lady of Guidance.&nbsp;</em><em>Indianes</em>&nbsp;print. Museum of La Garrotxa</p>
Dress of Our Lady of Guidance
Dress of Our Lady of Guidance
<p>No title (landscape), Joan Carles Pany&oacute; i Figar&oacute;, 1802 and 1840. Oil on wood.</p>
No title (landscape)
No title (landscape)
<p><em>"</em>Les bugaderes", Joaquim and Mari&agrave; Vayreda, 1883. Oil on canvas.</p>
"Les bugaderes"
"Les bugaderes"
<p>"Eclosi&oacute;", Miquel Blay, 1905. Marble.&nbsp;</p>
"Eclosió"
"Eclosió"
<p><em>"</em>La c&agrave;rrega", Ramon Casas, 1899-1903. Oil on canvas. On loan from the Reina Sof&iacute;a National Art Museum.</p>
"La càrrega"
"La càrrega"
<p>"Plenitud"<em>, </em>Josep Clar&agrave;, ca. 1936. Marble. On loan from the Catalan National Art Museum, Barcelona.</p>
"Plenitud"
"Plenitud"
<p>No title (iron sculpture), Leonci Quera, 1962-1964.</p>
No title (iron sculpture)
No title (iron sculpture)
<p>"Un combregar a muntanya<em>"</em>, Mari&agrave; Vayreda, 1887. Oil on canvas. From the collection at the Museu Nacional d&rsquo;Art de Catalunya, Barcelona.</p>
"Un combregar a muntanya"
"Un combregar a muntanya"

EXTENSIONS

<p><em>"</em>LAlcova del General"</p>
Can Trincheria House Museum
Can Trincheria House Museum

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http://Museus.olot.cat
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museu.garrotxa@olot.cat

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