The first temporary exhibition of the Museum of World Cultures show us how writing, developed originally as an instrument for conserving and spreading the word, has become a symbolic reference of the culture to which it belongs evoking identitary and collective keys.
Small-format exhibition about the Dongba script of the Naxi people, who live in the mountains of southwestern China’s Yunnan province. Although its origins are obscure, the Dongba script is based on pictographic symbols, which are actually graphic representations of Naxi morphemes. Free exhibition in the museum lobby.
Japanese culture has been shaped and defined by strong ties with the physical environment. Discover this subject with comments by doctor Ricard Bru (Autonomous University of Barcelona).
On ending the visit enjoy the tales from around the world and other resources in the learning room for young and old alike on the second floor. Tales, maps, recipes and more.