New Education Laboratories

New Education Laboratories

The exhibition commemorates the centenary of the creation, by the Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (JAE), of the Instituto-Escuela, the most ambitious "reform essay" of public education in the stages before the university developed until then in Spain and one of the most outstanding pedagogical experiences of interwar Europe.

A journey through the history of the institution that brings together works by authors of modernity and historical avant-garde such as Darío de Regoyos, Picasso, Torres García, Barradas, Alberto Sánchez, Benjamín Palencia, Maruja Mallo, García Lorca, Francisco Bores, Alberti, Moreno Villa or Ángel Ferrant, who dialogue with current artists such as Darío Villalba, Eduardo Arroyo, Blanca Muñoz, Emilia Azcárate, Antonio Ballester or Chema Madoz.

The Instituto-Escuela was part of a modernization project of Spanish society promoted by the Institución Libre de Enseñanza (ILE) from 1876, with the aim of generalizing a new education and promoting scientific and cultural progress as the only means capable of place Spain among the most advanced countries.
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