Madrid for Kids Tour
Looking to learn more about Spain's princes and princesses through a different lens? Our Prado for kids tour covers the lives of young royals, among other themes found in the collection, through art.
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FAQ About the Madrid for Kids Tour
Our tour will examine the palace from its exterior. We will not enter the palace on this tour.
Our guide will be able to answer your questions but the overall focus will be geared towards your children.
This tour is fairly walking-intensive and the route may include narrow sidewalks and cobblestoned streets. Please contact us to discuss in more detail your mobility concerns so that we can best advise. We are also happy to design a private, customized tour for visitors with mobility concerns.
Professor Marta López Beriso is an active scholar and educator in the field of Art History. She teaches at various American universities in Madrid. She holds degrees in Art History and Arcaheology (B.A. Université de La Sorbonne-Paris IV), Arts and Culture Administration (M.A. Universidad de Barcelona), and a PhD in Art History, expertise in History of Photography (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). Her publications include articles and papers published in catalogues, scholarly magazines and guides for the general public. She is also the founder and director of “Aulas de Arte”, a private non-profit organization, dedicated to educational services in museums, nationwide and internationally. She is the former Adjunct Director at the Esteban Vicente Contemporary Art Museum, Segovia, as well as Director of Education at Museo Picasso Málaga. Born and raised in Madrid, she has studied in Paris and also worked in New York at the beginning of her professional career, at MOMA. Back in Madrid she feels the city as a cosmopolitan insider. She knows both the historical and traditional Madrid she discovered with her mother and grandmother as well as the most contemporary and alternative side of the city.
Originally from California, Doctor Goretti González first came to Spain in 1997 to walk the 500 mile camino de Santiago. Goretti earned her PhD and M.A. in Romance Languages and Literature from Harvard University, and and M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from UCLA. She teaches in the departments of Humanities and Languages at IE University, Madrid and Segovia. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Graduate Fellow at Harvard's Villa I Tatti in Florence. Goretti has published and works on cultural and literary production in early modern Spain, as well as cultural and literary exchanges between Spain, Italy, and the broader Hispanic world. She is interested in visual and material culture, the picaresque and its translations, and the construction of individual, group (rogues, gypsies, and literary genres), and national identities. As an early modern scholar, Goretti simultaneously views cities in their current state and as they were during the Renaissance.
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