The Rodríguez Acosta Foundation
The carmen of the painter José Maria Rodríguez Acosta is where were gathered at the beginning of the 20th century his canvases and collections. To build the carmen he relied on the assistance of various architects but the design was fundamentally that of the painter. The architecture and garden are complex works, a mix of East and West. The Library- Musuem is made up of a mixture of works, a result of the collector inside the painter. At his wish, the carmen was used to promote the Arts and Sciences. The building has been declared a Historic Monument.
The Goméx-Moreno Institute is dedicated to the study of history. It is an annexe to the Rodriguez Acosta Foundation, and its name comes from a famous Spanish historian. Here you can find, among other works, canvases of Zurbarán.
José Guerrero Centre
The museum dedicated to the works of the Granadino painter who during a period of his life was part of the “Abstract Expressionism” movement in the United States. It is one of the cultural driving forces of the capital, mounting diverse exhibitions with the support of the Deputation of Granada and its building, the Palacio de los Condes de Gabia.
Musuem of Fine Arts
Situated in the Palacio de Carlos I in the Alhambra, the rooms are arrayed around the circular patio that defines the Palace. Its collections of sculptures and paintings specialise on the Granadino School of art.
Provincial Arqueological Musuem
The permanent exhibition of the Arqueological Musuem shows a panorama of the everyday life of the lost societies of Granada, documented by material recovered from the area. It shows the economic, social and ideological development of the communities that existed in the province. The exhibition is spread over seven rooms with access from the galleries on two floors. Your visit will cover the history of the province from its Paleolithic origins to the reconquest of Spain by the Catholic Kings in 1492.