Academic Chair MNP
The Academic Chair of the Museo del Prado is one of the most important initiatives within the Museum’s new Research Centre. The Centre is housed in the Casón del Buen Retiro, part of the now largely demolished Palacio Real del Buen Retiro that was built for Philip IV.
The Chair involves the participation of prestigious figures who will make their knowledge and experience available to both a specialist audience and the general public. Holders of the Chair develop their own project, which is closely related to the Prado’s collections, the artists represented in the Museum or the history of the institution.