MIT International Puppet Museum in Catalonia

Official opening of MIT

El pròxim 19 de novembre d'enguany s'inaugura oficialment el MIT, Museu internacional dels titelles de Catalunya. Apunta't la data a la teva agenda!

Activities

Final exhibition and presentation of the results of the workshop 'PUPPETS AND SYMBOLIC TRANSFORMATION'

Pre-opening day activities will begin Monday the 14th with the course taught by the prestigious teacher Karim Dakroub and that it will be titled 'PUPPETS AND SYMBOLIC TRANSFORMATION'.
This course lasts 5 days and on Saturday the 19th Professor Karim will present the results and conclusions of the workshop to the audience.

MIT Museu Internacional del Titella a Catalunya

Program for Saturday 19

We are working hard to have the opening we all want.
We are still finalizing details and that is why the program that we present to you below is still provisional.
We recommend that you pay attention to the ours XXSS to have updated information about it all. You can also consult this website which we will constantly update to confirm the program of events.

Saturday morning 11:00am

  • Press conference

Saturday afternoon 5:00 p.m

  • Inauguració oficial
  • Visita al Museu de les autoritats i públic 
  • Presentació dels resultats del taller de Karim Dakroub
  • Visual show
  • Disciples of the Demon of the Long Stone of Palau-solità and Plegamans

Program for Sunday 20

Doors open all day prior registration

  • Visit to the Museum
  • Puppet show

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THE PUPPETS

The collection includes puppets from the 18th to the 21st centuries located in permanent exhibition rooms.

Unique pieces can be found like a 1810 Laurent Mourguet puppet, puppets from the Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in Hanoi. Vietnam, Chinese shadows from the late 1800s, puppets from the Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino in Palermo, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, among others.
These puppets tell us their own anecdotes showing the life and customs of their countries or their manipulators and builders.
One of the museum innovations is the treatment of the exhibited content. The puppets are grouped by modalities or techniques. This allows us to enjoy and compare the different forms, names, manipulations and characters of each puppetry technique, showing us how they change according to the country and culture where they originate.
Through this simile we can understand part of the story of the countries, territories or people who designed them.

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