Fundación Rodríguez Acosta, Granada

Fundación Rodríguez Acosta, Granada (must see)

The Fundación Rodriguez Acosta is housed in a medieval building on Callejon Nino del Royo. It houses a collection belonging to the charity of the same name. The foundation was set up in tribute to Jose Maria Rodriguez Acosta. Acosta was a local painter, born in 1878, who achieved worldwide success for his art works, most notably still life paintings. The museum is both a tribute to his work, and an impressive collection of artworks and artefacts from around the world. Some of the items contained in the museum include Palomino frescoes, religious carvings and paintings from Bocanegra.

The Foundation continues to work to improve the current collection, and to offer support and funding to local artists. It was because of funding and family support that Acosta was able to devote his life to painting, and the Foundation aims to offer the same opportunities to the citizens of a creative city. The museum is well connected, just 100 metres from the Carmen of the Martyrs minibus stop.

Operation hours: March 15 - October 14: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 6:30 pm; October 15 - March 14: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 4:30 pm

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Sight Name: Fundación Rodríguez Acosta
Sight Location: Granada, Spain (See walking tours in Granada)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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