The exhibition with about forty pieces and that will be visited from January 24 to March 1 at the MASS, is framed within the activities organized on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Reclining Christ.
The Brotherhood of Labradores Paso Azul, within the activities organized by the Brotherhood with a double motive: the fifth anniversary of the Blue Museum of Holy Week and the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the stature of the Most Holy Christ of the Good Death, Christ Yacente and continuing with his determined commitment to cultural promotion in the City of the Sun, organized the exhibition 'The Art of Silverware in Lorca'.
A sample that will be open from January 24 to March 1 in which you can see about forty pieces of great interest for its variety of styles, periods and typologies.
It is an exhibition whose pieces have an extraordinary value and of which the sumptuary objects stand out, with a historical, liturgical and social significance that transcends the material and the artistic.
The Blue Museum of Holy Week and, through it, the Brotherhood of Labradores Paso Azul, intends to offer in this way a wide overview of the art of silverware in this territory, from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day, being the first monographic exhibition, that is, having as its protagonist the silverware of temples and museums, which takes place in the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia.
In addition, those visitors who want to know all the details of the sample first hand, from the exhibition's own curator, may request assistance on Wednesday afternoons and on Saturday mornings.
The exhibition 'The Art of Silverware in Lorca', which will be inaugurated tomorrow, at the MASS has been presented by the President of the Blue Step, José María Miñarro, the president of the Paso Azul Foundation, María del Sagrario Corazón García, the president of the Association Virgen de los Dolores, Joaquina Gil and the Councilor for Culture of the City of Lorca, María Ángeles Mazuecos.
The president of the Brotherhood wanted to thank the work of the curator of the exhibition Ignacio José García Zapata, as well as the collaboration of the Department of Culture of the City of Lorca;
the Government of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia;
'F Séneca' the Agency of Sciences and Technology of the Region of Murcia;
the Cajamurcia Foundation;
the University of Murcia and the research group 'Suntuarias Arts'.
Source: Paso Azul Lorca