The building of the Sociedad Bilbaina, home of the institution, has been classified by the Basque Government as a Cultural Asset with the category of Monument since 2000 (Decree 208/2000, of 10/24/10). However, the headquarters was already recognized as an Asset of Cultural Interest since 1988. The building, inaugurated on January 25, 1913, is the second headquarters of the club and the work of the architect Emiliano Amann Amann, author of the winning project of the 13 that were submitted to the competition. At present, his grandson and also his architect, Emiliano Amann Garamendi, continues with the work of his predecessor.
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Library and newspaper library
The automated catalog of the Sociedad Bilbaina is the fundamental tool to know the collection of the entity's library. Currently, the document provides the bibliographic records and location in sections of more than 35,000 works.
Apart from the magnificent building of the Sociedad Bilbaina, of great architectural value and classified as a Cultural Asset, the artistic heritage that the institution has collected since its foundation in 1839 until today is extensive, diverse and especially significant.
The Sociedad Bilbaina published in 2008 the Catalog of the Artistic Heritage of the Sociedad Bilbaina. This work collects almost 300 objects with artistic value including paintings, sculptures, graphic works and pieces of furniture.
La Bilbaina magazine
La Bilbaina is an annual magazine with information on the activities carried out by the Sociedad Bilbaina. This publication is distributed free of charge to all members and to the almost 200 clubs, both national and foreign, with which the Bilbao entity maintains exchange relations. Companies and institutions interested in inserting advertising on their pages can contact the secretariat of the Sociedad Bilbaina.