Visit the Prado Museum with Kids
Looking for a closer look at how Spain's royal family lived? We recommend our Madrid to El Escorial day trip.
Prado Museum with a Family-Friendly Expert
FAQ About the Prado Museum for Kids Tour
Barbara Perucka has been living for more than five years in Madrid. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History, as well as her Bachelor’s degree in Italian Philology, at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland). Her research interests focus on medieval painting, art at European courts, and travel literature. Her doctoral thesis was dedicated to the decoration of a French manuscript "Livre des merveilles" (Book of Wonders, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, ms. fr. 2810). She has published papers about late medieval tapestries and medieval illustrated accounts of a journey, and was a professor of art history at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and Nebrija University in Madrid. She also received several research grants in Paris, Dijon, Vienna, Pisa and Brussels.
Michael is a practicing artist and Ph.D. candidate with his research focusing on humor in contemporary art at the University of Coimbra in Portugal. He received his B.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Illinois at Chicago and M.F.A. in painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he was the recipient of the SAIC Graduate Fellowship. He has worked as an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an advisor at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has exhibited his work across the US as well as Cologne, Thessaloniki, Coimbra, and Madrid. He recently moved from New York to Madrid to conduct his research and explore all of the amazing history and art the city has to offer.
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-ParisIV), Arts and Culture Administration (M.A. Universidad de Barcelona), and is currently a PhD Candidate 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 grand mother as well as the most contemporary and alternative side of the city.
Reviews can only be left by Context customers after they have completed a tour. For more information about our reviews, please see our FAQ.