Guided visits to the exhibition ‘Art and Cultures of al-Andalus. The Power of the Alhambra’
The Council of the Alhambra and Generalife is organizing free guided visits to the exhibition ‘Art and Cultures of al-Andalus. The Power of the Alhambra’ currently being held in the Chapel and Crypt of the Palace of Charles V. These visits will take place on Thursdays (12:00h), Fridays (12:00 and 17:00h), Saturdays (12:00 and 17:00h) and Sundays (12:00 and 17:00h).
Those interested in taking part can book a place by visiting the offices in the Corral del Carbón in the Calle Mariana Pineda s/n, Granada, by telephone on 958 57 51 26 or by email to email@example.com
The exhibition ‘Art and Cultures of al-Andalus. The Power of the Alhambra’ will be open until 30th March and is made up of over 300 pieces displaying in the Alhambra the importance of the culture of al-Andalus and its close relationship with the history of the Millennium of the Kingdom of Granada (1013-2013).
Organized by the Consortium for the Commemoration of the First Millennium of the Kingdom of Granada, the Council of the Alhambra and Generalife and the al-Andalus Legacy Foundation, the exhibition contains a number of emblematic exhibits such as the tunic worn by the last Sultan of Granada, Boabdil, his rapier, the Capitulations, the official document in which Boabdil surrendered to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella and the diplomatic correspondence between the Sultans of Granada and other Kingdoms.
Over 70 institutions and several private collections have loaned pieces for the exhibition curated by Rafael López Guzmán, José Miguel Puerta Vílchez and María Jesús Viguera Molins.