Tourism in Murcia
The Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia, MUBAM, the artistic essence of the capital city
It is located on the former site of the Convento de la Trinidad, in the Santa Eulalia district
The Fine Arts Museum of Murcia has two pavilions: Cerdán Pavilion, which houses the permanent exhibition, and the Contrast Pavilion, for temporary exhibitions and documentation center.
MUBAM: one of the most established institutions in Murcia
MUBAM, as the museum is commonly known, brings together an important pictorial collection with works by Murillo -Crucifixion and Ecce Homo-, Zurbarán, Rafael Tejeo, Martínez Pozo, Medina Vera, and Pedro Orrente, among others.
It also has spaces dedicated to sculpture, the decorative arts of glass and ceramics and editions of ancient books.
Eight rooms and a journey through five centuries
The exhibition of the collection is held in 8 rooms that are distributed as follows: Room I, the painting of the 15th and 16th centuries and the renaissance in Murcia; Room II, art in Murcia during the 17th century; Room III, 17th-century art and Golden Age painting; Room IV, Cabinet; Room V, illustration and the 18th century in Murcia and art during the seven hundred; Room VI, from academicism to eclecticism and large pictorial genres; Room VII, “costumbrismo” painting and regionalism; and Room VIII, allegory hall, decorative painting, landscape and temporary exhibitions.