The Lola Flores Cultural Center, better known as the Lola Flores Museum, will open its doors next Friday, March 31, coinciding with its saint Friday of Dolores, in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz), exhibiting more than 200 originals that have been preserved. and the treasure of ‘La Faraona’ and which will now be shown to the public.
As explained by the Council in the note of Jerez, the inauguration will take place privately in the presence of the artist’s daughters, Rosario and Lolita Flores, and will not be until 5:15 am, when this building will allow public access, which they have previously. He reserved his tickets through the tesseraentradas.com portal.
The more than 200 original pieces that will be in the museum are those that Lola Flores “saved and preserved so that they can come out of the trunks and be shared by everyone”, with special attention to her jewelry, about 40 original pieces that she wants. now they are presented, the great mayor of Jerez, Mamen Sánchez.
The museography of this space was carried out by the company Reina de Corazones in a work curated by Laura Cerrato and the company Juan Pablo Frade.
The second part of the project that will integrate the space of this museum, known as Tablao de Lola Flores, will be inaugurated “in the autumn”, with the third phase pending in which the future Tabanco de Lola Flores will be opened. This will be the last space in the municipal building next to Tablao, and where it is intended to put an Andalusian front and make it flourish in exhibitions, book presentations and other events, with a “very Jerez” patio that you can enjoy. that space
In this business, the City Council asked citizens to donate items related to the artist from Jerez. The mayor explained that an inventory of the pieces was being made to explore what would be available for future temporary exhibitions. Among the requests, a picture of Australian origin stands out. “Lola was very generous and distributed everywhere,” defended Sánchez.
Entrance to the Lola Flores Museum costs ten coins, with prices for people over 65, youth and children under six reduced to five euros, while children under five can enter for free. In addition, the museum will have three open days a year, such as January 23, the day of Lola’s birth, May 16, the day of her death, and September 24, which coincides with the day of La Merced, the patron saint. Jerez
The opening hours will be from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 am, and from 5:00 am to 8:00 am Saturdays can be visited from 10:00 am to 8:00 am, on Sundays it will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 am