Activities and publications

Colgante thaler
25 July, 2012 - 04:25

The Carlos Ballesta López Foundation expands its collection of Jewels of Yemen with the addition of important pieces from the XVIII and the first half of the XX century. Among the new pieces included it is worth to mention a Thaler pendant from 1780. This type of traditional Yemenite jewelry is named for having coins minted by the Archduchess of Austria and Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Maria...

Anotación sobre el Capitán Gaspar Vidal
13 July, 2012 - 08:28

The CARLOS BALLESTA LÓPEZ FOUNDATION just acquired an important document on the expulsion of the Catalans, Aragonese and Valencian Moriscos. This is a document composed of 8 pages attached that appears under the title of “Dates fetes per Palau, clavari de la boça comuna en lo any 1609 en 1610”.

Convenio con Caja Granada
4 June, 2012 - 19:02

Caja GRANADA and the Carlos Ballesta López Foundation have signed a collaboration agreement to foster the dissemination of the history of the kingdom of Granada through exhibitions, workshops and cession of documentary collections.

GRANATA PROVINCIAE BETICAE CIVITAS, 1513
29 May, 2012 - 16:27

The Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, continuing with its collections policy, has enriched the collection on the Moriscos of the Kingdom of Granada, with the acquisition of the engraving GRANATA PROVINCIAE BETICAE CIVITAS pertaining to the work Supplementum chronicarum orbis ab initio mundi exordio vsque ad redemptionis nostrae annum 1510 editum, et nouissime recognitum, et castigatum a...

El Dr. Carlos Ballesta López y Dña. María del Villafranca
22 May, 2012 - 16:17

To mark the deposit of a series of pieces from the Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, the Museum of the Alhambra has organized an exhibition of bronzes from Granada's Museum of Archaeology and from the Museum of the Alhambra itself, allowing visitors to compare decorative variations in objects used for the same purpose, stands for caskets or braziers.

Presentación del video el Museo Animado en el Palacio de Carlos V
22 May, 2012 - 15:46

On Friday 18 May, the Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, actively participated in the events planned in the city of Granada for the commemoration of the International Museum Day. The President of the Foundation, Dr Carlos Ballesta, participated jointly with Mr Pedro Benzal, Provincial Delegate of the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía, and Ms. María del Mar Villafranca, Director of...

Foto de familia de la quedada twittera al Museo de la #Alhambra #encuentroMALH #
22 May, 2012 - 14:30

To mark the commemoration of the International Museum Day, the Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, participated in the first twitter and facebook hangout, which took place last Friday, May 18, at the Museum of the Alhambra (Palace of Carlos V). The initiative aims to spread the Historical Heritage through the possibilities offered by these social networks.

Exposición Bronces Califales en el Museo de la Alhambra
18 May, 2012 - 11:30

The exhibition of caliphal bronzes of the Spanish Umayyad caliphate will be inaugurated next Friday organized by the Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, in the Hall II of the Museum of the Alhambra.

Both, the Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Council Alhambra and Generalife, as well as the President, Carlos Ballesta López Foundation, are glad to invite you to the presentation of the...

Pie de Brasero (S. X-XI)
11 May, 2012 - 12:00

The Carlos Ballesta López Foundation has deposited at the Museum of the Alhambra two extraordinary caliphal bronzes of the Spanish Umayyad caliphate from the X-XI century that are part of the Foundation’s collection. The deposit, which in first instance, was arranged to be exhibited for a term of 12 months, is intended to be extended in time, thereby making it possibly for both pieces to be...

20 April, 2012 - 12:00

Both institutions consider it appropriate and conducive to the achievement of their goals and objectives, to establish channels of cooperation and exchange that include deepening research and cultural dissemination developed by each institution in the field of institutional relations that are peculiar to them.