The British Museum and ‘La Caixa’ Bank Foundation, which is the section dedicated to social and cultural initiatives of the biggest bank in Catalonia, will collaborate to organise four big projects between 2016 and 2020.
The exhibitions will come from the British Museum’s collection and will be focused on Medieval Europe, Ancient Greece, the Egyptian Pharaohs and the Phoenicians. One of the most valuable pieces that will be loaned out is a figure from the Lewis chessmen, which is one of the most iconic collections in the British Museum.
The projects are to be exhibited in eight ‘CaixaForum’ centres in Spain, which normally host the exhibitions promoted and organised by ‘La Caixa’ Bank Foundation, including the centres in Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona, Lleida and Palma de Mallorca. ‘La Caixa’ Bank Foundation Deputy Manager Elisa Durán stated that the collaboration “is a milestone” that builds on “the excellence” of the foundation’s exhibitions. Read more