San Telmo Museum Opens Its Doors with a Multi-Disciplinary View, Open to Dialogue

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SAN SEBASTIAN.- The San Telmo Museum has officially reopened in San Sebastián, after 4 years of rehabilitation work on the historical building and a brand new extension, the work of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, in addition to the complete turnaround in its publishing strategy, now focussed firmly on society and citizenship from all possible angles: artistic, historical, disseminative, etc. The San Telmo Museum, inaugurated in 1902, is the oldest in the Basque Country and brings its rich intellectual and patrimonial legacy right into the 21st century. The extension and rehabilitation carried out between 2004 and 2011 make it possible for the museum to reopen with new objectives from a multidisciplinary view, open to contemporary dialogue and debate. San Telmo is presented as a museum and, at the same time,