Category Archives: Art in Barcelona

Art In Barcelona. If you are visiting Barcelona and renting an apartment there are many artistic attractions in the city from museums, galleries, architecture and creative modern urbanisation as well

Barcelona Yewellery Week 2014

ShareBarcelona Yewellery Week takes place from today until the 13th of October and during this time will convert Barcelona into the jewellery capital of the world. In case you were wondering, “yewellery” is how Spanish speakers pronounce the English word … Continue reading

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Cultural Events in Barcelona this weekend

ShareThis weekend, the last August, also sees the end of many cultural events that have delighted the city this month. The Mas i Mas Festival sadly comes to an end, with a closing concert by the new international folk-soul sensation … Continue reading

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Autumn Art

ShareThe summer sun is still here in Barcelona but our minds are starting to turn towards autumn and hopefully some respite from the heat! This autumn Barcelona will be hosting some interesting exhibitions and cultural happenings, just in time for … Continue reading

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El Prado Exhibits in Barcelona

ShareThe Table of Madness, by the Flemish painter Hieronymus Bosch, arrived at the CaixaForum in Barcelona on Wednesday. The work is on loan form the Museu Del Prado in Madrid where it has and will form a central part of … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s bid for UNESCO 2014 City of Literature

ShareLast week Jaume Ciurana, deputy mayor for culture for Barcelona, announced that Barcelona was making a bid for the 2014 City of Literature Title. Barcelona has long been a city associated with literature. Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Eduardo Mendoza Garriga, Juan … Continue reading

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Discover Barcelona’s architectural history online

ShareEveryone who comes here to Barcelona knows about Las Ramblas, La Pedrera and the Sagrada Familia. However, there are over 3,000 other sites of interest that are missed by tourists as well as locals. Now, thanks to interactive map Big … Continue reading

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The Fundació Joan Miró

ShareThe Fundació Joan Miró, Centre d’Estudis d’Art Contemporani (Joan Miró Foundation) in Barcelona is one of the cities cultural highlights. Located on the the imposing Montjuïc Mountain that dominates the Barcelona skyline is this stylish modernit museum honoring Catalan artist … Continue reading

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We are all made of stars. Apparently..

ShareThis is one of many discoveries you can make at “Som astrònoms!” [We are astronomers!], an exhibition organised by the Obra Social La Caixa. This exhibition in the CosmoCaixa 3D Planetarium consists of a full-screen film that shows us what … Continue reading

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Swab Barcelona

ShareSwab Barcelona will gather around 60 galleries from around the world between May 23th and May 26th of 2012 in Barcelona. Bringing together a carefully curated selection of participating international galleries all of whom focus on young and up and … Continue reading

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Cinema in the subway in Barcelona

ShareStarting on the 22nd of October, Barcelona Transport (TMB) launched the third international exhibition of short films on the subway, running untill the 30th. The aim is to give metro users, the population of Barcelona and travellers from abroad, exposure … Continue reading

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