Joan Miró is arguably one of the most famous artists of the island of Mallorca. Although he was not born on the island, He had her identity to the island. His wife was, just like his mother, Born on the island. For the love of the island and his wife decided to Miró 1956 to move to Mallorca, where he remained until his death 1983 lived permanently. His studio was built by his friend the architect Josep Lluís Sert, of the roof in the shape of a flying seagull constructed. Three years after the death of his wife Joan Miró inherited the house and grounds, to the municipality of Palma. This began a short hand, to build a museum on the free site, in the 1992 was inaugurated.
The museum was designed by architect Rafael Moneo and includes 2.500 Works and 100 Miró objects created during his time in Mallorca or collected. The interior of the building is about. 600 square meters and includes several exhibition spaces. The exhibits vary from year to year, so many visitors keep coming back for a second visit. Of interest to visitors is especially the library, which contains many writings by the artist. Even the old studio, with the roof in the shape of a seagull, can be seen. Through the large windows you can look at the former workplace of Joan Miró. Much has not changed here, so that it acts on the visitor, Joan Miró was still there as.
The museum will be in spite of the great rush of visitors is no "classical museum". Rather, the scene of an exchange point for young artists from around the world have. Since Miro's art is still relevant and the partial 50 Years old buildings look very modern, pulls the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca mainly teenagers, on a Youth Travel are. For youth groups, a visit is a welcome change from the typical holiday party Mallorca. Since there is a museum on the outskirts of Palma, it is also easy to reach. Anyone interested in a trip, can book them on solegro. Entrance to the museum costs 4,80 €, However, costs photographing flat 5 € more.