Cultural program

Parròquia de Sant Pere de Sencelles

Plaça d’Espanya, 2

Thursday, the 12th of August, at 8pm, presentation of the book La Mare de Déu d’agost a Sencelles. Història, patrimoni i festa, by Jordi Llabrés i Sans & Miquel Àngel Moncada i Batle, published by the Fundació Mossèn Bartomeu Oliver. Also, the video  Alfabegueres i bellveures en el monument assumpcionista de Sencelles (5 min.), by Gabriel Carrió, Marilén Mayol & Gemma Contador, edited by the Consell de Mallorca will be showed.

 

Museu de Mallorca

Carrer de la Portella, 5. Palma

From Tuesdays to Sundays, from 9am to 2pm. Mondays & holidays, closed. Free entrance

The permanent museum exhibition includes four pieces linked to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary:

Oliva’s tombstone with the Dormition (ca 1400)

Altarpiece of Our Lady of the Rosary (ca 1578-1579) of Mateu López Junior

Apostolate painting of a central table of a sarcophagus for the Virgin Asleep (ca 1580) of Mateu López Senior

Dormition (ca 1530) of Juan de Salas

Room of the Museu de Mallorca where the carved sculpture by Juan de Salas is exhibited. © Fotografia de G. Carrió

Fundació Amics del Patrimoni

Since 2003, for the celebration of the Assumption of the Virgin, the Fundació Amics del Patrimoni invites contemporary visual artists to interpret, through the creation of an installation, the tradition of the monuments that represent the Marian Dormition.

Tuesday, the 10th of August at 8pm

Inauguration of the installation Letanía of Tomás Pizá in the Sagrats Cors church (9, Sant Gaietà street, Palma). The exhibition will be open from the 11th to the 18th of August, from 11am to 1pm and from 6pm to 8pm

Tuesday, the 17th of August at 8pm

Celebration of The Splendor of the Mediterranean and delivery of the award to pay tribute to women, in the Sagrats Cors church (9, Sant Gaietà street, Palma)