This museums This Wednesday, they’re having their big day, first and foremost the public domain. breastfeeding after experiencing a 67% increase in first trimester visits and celebrating the fact that they had come to a conclusion after two years of deliberation. deal with Culture to power their templatesAs well as paying tribute to Ukrainian museums.
On this day of open doors, speeches and public engagement activities, museums seem to have reclaimed the lost muscle According to data presented by the Ministry of Culture, during the pandemic since 2021 16 state museums registered a total of 1,650,000 visitsThis meant a recovery of pre-pandemic figures, with an increase of 55.8% compared to the previous year.
It’s an increasing number because there were already 450,373 visitors in the first quarter of this year alone, representing an increase of 67.8% compared to the same period of the previous year.
This is good news, and it’s also good news that only 0.05% of visitors complained that these centers were occasionally closed (269) for various reasons, some of which were staff shortages. .
And the solution came
But that issue was fixed last week following an agreement between the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, which included, among other measures, the immediate hiring of temporary staff to cover ticket office positions in the short term. and tourist information and help guides until the relevant selection processes are complete.
Specifically, chamber security guards awaiting the appointment of qualifications for appropriate classification since the ratification of the IV Convention will be awarded a qualification that guarantees their entitlement, allowing them to participate in the selection processes and access to the mobility processes. to a professional career and their inclusion in the Public Employment Offer (OEP).
Also, an approved moratorium on certification for both security guards and room managers,or to develop their professional careers.
The professional classification of the group of workers assigned to the Altamira National Museum and Research Center has also been changed to the M1 Tourist Information and Assistance Guides group, previously framed in the group E2 Room Manager.
I remember Ukraine at the celebration
And they started to celebrate their day with the slogan “.The power of museums, and all the achievements made in these two years are available in Ukraine. MIquel Iceta, Minister of Culture and Sports, attends together with the Minister of Participation, Social Security and Immigration, José Luis Escriva Prado National Museum, which provides free access to both temporary exhibitions and permanent collection throughout the day, paid homage to Ukrainian museums.
Prado will also have the ‘Sound Brushstrokes’ initiative in Cristina Sanz Hernán, which offers visitors new experiences with the simultaneous enjoyment of visual arts. 13:00 and 16:00
Room Thyssen Bornemisza National Museum will open its doors to all visitors so they can see both the permanent and Carmen Thyssen collections as well as the temporary exhibitions “Hyperreal. The art of trompe l’oeil” or “Emotional landscapes of Ragnar Kjartansson (TBA21)”.
And in Barcelona, MACBA will celebrate this day with open days and a varied program of events for all audiences. It will also run the traditional special “MACBA Books” sale and offer a selection of their books to everyone for a single price of 6 Euros.