Interested in further exploration of Madrid's art museums? We recommend our Private Thyssen Museum tour.
- Prado Museum
- 3 hour with a PhD or MA-level expert
- Skip-the-line tickets
Can you focus in depth on a specific theme?
We can organize this tour on a private basis around a special theme such as the Italians, Flemish Painting, or Peter Paul Rubens.
Will you purchase skip-the-line tickets for me?
Yes, though we will still need to wait in the small security line which is required of all visitors to the museum.
Is this tour wheelchair-accessible?
The museum is accessible to wheelchairs with the exception of certain areas connected to the Villanueva building due to its design. 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.
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.
Fabian has a Bachelor's degree at the University of Düsseldorf in History of Art and English literature and linguistics, and a Master's in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. Currently he is a PhD candidate, specializing in the art of Castile around 1200 and this brought him to Madrid. He particularly interested in medieval sculpture and painting, questions of identity, and the representation of minorities.
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