The Museo del Prado signed two collaborative agreements: with the Hispanic Society of America as the co-organising institution of the exhibition, and with Fundación BBVA as its sole sponsor. These agreements allow for the organisation of Visions of the Hispanic World. Treasures from the Hispanic Society, Museum and Library as part of the Museum’s 2017 exhibition programme.
The exhibition, which will be on display at the Museo del Prado from April to September 2017, will comprise a selection of around 200 works from the collection of the Hispanic Society of America.
The exhibition will include the New York-based Society’s most important treasures, including archaeological items, Islamic and Spanish medieval art, works from the Golden Age of colonial art and from 19th-century Latin American and Spanish painting from the 19th and 20th centuries. It will be curated by Mitchell A. Codding, director of the Hispanic Society of America, and Miguel Falomir, associate director of conservation and research at the Museo del Prado.