THE Malaga Picasso Museum in Spain’s Costa del Sol is the most valued institution in the city, as determined by the Observatory of Culture Foundation.
The museum was crowned through the Foundation’s annual report on the ‘Culture in Spain’ which sees 499 artistic professionals and panellists answering an assortment of questions about cultural institutions across the country.
In addition, Malaga was revealed as the fourth best city in Spain for its strength in cultural innovation where the Malaga Festival, the Pompidou Centre and the newly opened Teatro del Soho CaixaBank were also awarded coveted spots on the rankings.
The Observatory of Culture serves to create indicators to analyse trends, promote debate and identify gaps and opportunities for action. Since 2009, the entity has carried out an annual consensus on the cultural offer of different autonomous communities and cities.
The questionnaire is sent to a panel of experts from all fields, including writers, artists, directors and actors as well as individuals responsible for foundations, museums, cultural institutions.