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College of Santa Cruz

  • Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

    Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

  • Cloister in the Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

    Cloister in the Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

  • Façade of the Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

    Façade of the Colegio Mayor de Santa Cruz college. Valladolid © Turespaña

  

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Architecture and civil engineering

Date

15th century

Style

Plateresque
Plaza Santa Cruz, s/n
47002 Valladolid
Valladolid, Castile-Leon
Valladolid

Telephone+34 983 423 233

E-mailturismo@dip-valladolid.es

Websitehttp://www.provinciadevalladolid.com/es/

Founded by Cardinal Mendoza.

Its façade is the earliest Renaissance work made in Spain. This college was founded by Cardinal Mendoza in the 15th century. The original intention was to have a Gothic design, which however subsequently evolved towards a Plateresque-type ornamentation, which was later modified by the neoclassical reforms carried out by Ventura Rodríguez in the 18th century. The building has a courtyard with three floors of arcades with semicircular arches. It has a library containing the 'Valcabado Beatus' with illuminations by Obeco. The chapel is home to a carved figure known as the 'Cristo de la Luz' by Gregorio Fernández. It is today a university residence attached to the University of Valladolid.

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General view of the exhibition “Miró. The white muse”, in the Casa del Sol of the National Sculpture Museum © Museo Nacional de Escultura

Sep 27, 2019 to Mar 15, 2020

Exhibition

National Sculpture Museum - Valladolid
Miró. The white muse

“Maruja Mallo in her studio, surrounded by her work”. Photo: Vicente Moreno, 1936. Moreno Archive No. 28687_B © Fototeca del Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte

Oct 31, 2019 to Jan 12, 2020

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Cervantes House-Museum - Valladolid
The artist’s studio. A view from the photographic archives of the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute

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Feb 28, 2020 to Mar 1, 2020

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Calderón Theatre of Valladolid - Valladolid
Enemy in the figure (Valladolid)

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Feb 28, 2020 to Mar 1, 2020

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Calderón Theatre of Valladolid - Valladolid
L’Après-Midi d’un Faune (Valladolid)

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