The Tito Bustillo Rock Art Centre celebrated its 10th Anniversary with the inauguration of the exhibition “The art that came out of the caves” and with activities for all public on 13, 14 and 20 March.
The equipment, dependent on the Regional Ministry of Culture, Linguistic Policy and Tourism, is managed by the Sociedad Pública de Gestión y Promoción Turística y Cultural del Principado de Asturias.The Regional Minister of Culture of the Principality, Berta Piñán, presented the program for the 10th Anniversary and inaugurated the temporary exhibition accompanied by the Director General of Cultural Heritage of Castilla y León, Gumersindo Bueno; the President of the Côa Park Foundation, Aida Carvalho and the Councillor for Culture of the City Council of Ribadesella/Ribeseya, Cristina Cerra.
In the ambits of the 10th Anniversary, there will be reduced entry to the Rock Art Centre on March 13th and 14th, a weekend in which there will be a guided tour to the temporary exhibition. This Saturday and Sunday there will also be tours with virtual reality glasses to the Asturian caves of El Pindal, Llonín, Buxu. Children between the ages of 4 and 11 will be able to discover at 12 noon how our ancestors painted the caves like Tito Bustillo in the “Little artists of prehistory” workshop.
Over 389,000 people have visited the Tito Bustillo Rock Art Centre since the inauguration of the installations in 2011 a figure that includes over 116,000 people who have also visited the Tito Bustillo Cave.
Excerpts from the text published by Redacción Búscolu