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74,000 euros for the running costs of the White Pass Embroidery Museum (11/10/2017)

The Governing Council has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment to provide 73,928 euros to the Very Illustrious Cabildo of Our Lady of the Virgin of Bitterness of Lorca, Paso Blanco, to finance operating expenses of the Museum of Embroideries of the White Pass.

El Paso Blanco has among its priority objectives the dissemination of its heritage as a testimony of the historical and artistic legacy preserved in the Region and linked to one of the most traditional manifestations such as the Holy Week of Lorca.

To carry out this work throughout the year, it has the Embroidery Museum of Paso Blanco, whose main objective is to guard, study, conserve and research the textile heritage of the artistic treasure of the Brotherhood, among which are six goods of cultural interest BIC .

The Museum exhibits its collections in conditions of preventive conservation, in an orderly and clear way, encouraging their contemplation and study and guaranteeing their protection, conservation and restoration.

Grant to restore the Resting Christ of the sculptor José Planes

The regional executive has given approval to a grant worth 12,489 euros for the restoration of the size of the Cristo Yacente of the sculptor Jose Planes, located in the Church of San Francisco de Lorca, and suffered damages by the earthquake of 2011.

This action is framed in the Master Plan for the Recovery of the Cultural Heritage of Lorca, as one of the movable property is this work, made in carved wood, polychrome and upholstered representing Christ died, made by the sculptor Jose Planes in the year 1945 and that is located in the Altar of the Altar of the Gospel of the Church of San Francisco de Lorca, soothes of the Blue Step.

In fact, in 1951, and due to the perfection of the stature, was exhibited in the exhibition of Sacred Art of Rome, where it was awarded with a first prize.

The work presents different material damages due to blows and collisions of rubble due to earthquakes.

In addition, the vibrations gave rise to the reappearance of cracks already intervened in previous restorations.

Source: CARM

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