The Picasso Museum will be added to the special Articket system from 2 January 2006. The validity of the Articket will also be extended from its current three to six months so as to encourage local Catalan visitors to use it. First introduced in 1999, the special discount Articket gives reduced entry to the citys major museums: Museo Nacional de Arte de Catalua (MNAC); Museo de Arte Contemporneo de Barcelona (Macba); Fundacin Joan Mir; Fundacin Antoni Tpies; Centro de Cultura Contempornea (CCCB); and the Fundacin Caixa Catalunya.