THE PRADO AT THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM
Lausanne, 27 June 2001 - An agreement was signed in Lausanne on Saturday 23 June 2001 between the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerning the organisation of an exhibition of 35 masterpieces from the Prado Museum at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne from 21 March to 14 July 2002.
This exhibition, entitled “Homo Ludens - El juego y el ocio en el Museo del Prado” (Homo Ludens – Games and Leisure at the Prado Museum), will feature paintings on this theme.
The agreement was signed by Mr Eduardo Serra, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Prado National Museum, and Mr Juan Antonio Samaranch, IOC President.
The Olympic Museum is enthusiastic about this cooperation.