“Conference Series
More Than Muses. Women as Protagonists in the Arts


In line with the exhibition Artists and Models: Stories of Passion, Creation, and Destruction, Professor of Art History Beatriz Blasco Esquivias delves into this conference on how the assigned and perceived role of women in the arts has evolved over different historical periods. An analysis of the contributions and evolution of women in the arts, both as subjects and objects, in which we will delve into how many of them were silenced and are now recognized as full-fledged artists.

Duration: 90 minutes
The conferences follow a dynamic format, including an initial lecture, an interview, and a Q&A session with the audience.


Beatriz Blasco Esquivias

A Professor of Art History (UCM, 2008) and a Ph.D. with Extraordinary Prize (UCM 1990), since 1979 she has authored around a hundred scientific studies and received several research awards. She has coordinated various UNESCO programs and has been teaching Third Cycle and Doctorate courses and seminars at universities and high-cultural centers in Spain and Italy (Rome, Bari, Turin, Naples, Arezzo, Palermo, and Syracuse) since 1992.

As a curator of numerous exhibitions, she has also developed museographic projects for the Interpretation Center of Nuevo Baztán (Madrid/2001) and the museographic project for the Centro d’Interpretazione Sulla Sanità Urbana (Bitonto, Italy/2008).

Ana Romero

A graduate in Information Sciences with a Master’s degree from El País, she has been working in the field of Culture for the Telediario of La 1 de TVE for 20 years. Due to her career and professional involvement, she is a prominent journalist in the cultural sector.


Date and time
14/11/2023 18:30h.
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