Picasso painting sold for €.164 million

A painting by Pablo Picasso has set a new world record for the most expensive artwork to be sold at auction after reaching €164 million in New York. Women of Algiers (Version O) had been expected to exceed €130m before the auction but the final price far exceeded those estimates in a sale at Christie’s auction […]

Worlds largest cruise ship docks in Málaga

Some 11,800 passengers arrived into Málaga according to port authorities, 5,000 of which arrived aboard ‘Allure of the Seas’ – the largest cruise ship in the world. The 6,300 capacity vessel, sailing from Florida, was on its maiden voyage to Europe. It arrived promptly in the port at eight o’clock in the morning, coinciding with […]

Over 10.000 visitors in week 1

More than 10.000 visitors flocked to the new Pompidou Centre museum in Malaga City last week after its official opening. The museum, the first branch of the prestigious Paris centre to be opened outside France, was officially launched by Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy and French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin on Saturday, March 28, and […]

Over 2000 people visited CPM on the first day

Over 2000 people took a change to see the collection and interior of the new Museum that had a free entrance after prime minister Rajoy opened the museum. The ‘Pop-Up’ version of France’s famous Pompidou Centre opened its doors in Málaga yesterday, marking the birth of a new concept the Paris museum hopes will spread around the world. Dubbed […]

Free admission of the Centre Pompidou Málaga

Free admission of the Centre Pompidou Málaga will be on Saturday 28th afternoon and all day Sunday 29th of March. However with the possibility of extending these open days, considering that “it does not interfere” in the celebration of Easter. “A free ticket is common when opening a museum installation of this nature is made,” […]

A word from the mayor of Málaga

Over the past few years, the city of Málaga has undergone major development in all sectors, particularly that of culture, thus strengthening the city’s national and international reputation. Lying in a magnificent natural setting, with a population of nearly 600,000, Málaga is the capital of the Iberian Peninsula’s leading tourist region, and one of the […]

Heineken Beer sponsors Pompidou Centre

Unicaja, the Andalucía savings bank is the largest sponsor committing 1.25 million euro’s over five years. Heineken will pay 1.175 million euro’s over 2015 to 2019. Hidralia is an Andalucían company which works in the environmental sector managing all processes related to the complete water cycle: catchment, drinking water treatment, transport, and distribution for human […]

The opposition has criticised the ‘enslaving conditions’ imposed by the French on the City Hall.

It’s not a coincidence that this hurried project will be in time for a public and glorified official inauguration just before the municipal and regional elections’ so said during a meeting of the transparency commission, José María Luna, the Director of the Picasso Birthplace Museum, who will also direct the Pompidou and the Russian Art […]