Category Archives: Barcelona’s Museums

Information on the many interesting Museums and Art Galleries on offer in Barcelona including the Picasso and Miró Museums

Tardes Musicals D’Estiu 2016

ShareThe Barcelona Maritime Museum is located in the cities former shipyard, Drassanes, at the end of Las Ramblas and next to the old port. The museum offers a fascinating insight into the cities nautical history and ancient link with the … Continue reading

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Casa Batlló tours with Antoni Gaudi

ShareThe Casa Batlló is one of Gaudi’s masterpieces, and one of the jewels of the city. Located on Passeig de Gràcia, where the main concentration of Barcelona’s finest historical art nouveau buildings can be found, though many other fine examples … Continue reading

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The Classics at MEAM

ShareThe Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (or European Museum of Modern Art in English) is one of Barcelona’s finest art museums. Housed in the hip Born district, you can see some fine examples of 20th and 21st Century art there. This … Continue reading

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El Peso de un Gesto – Julião Sarmento

SharePortguese artist Julião Sarmento is known for his unique multi-media visual language. This combines film, video, sound, painting, sculpture and installations. His own work often deals with interpersonal relationships and themes such as psychological interaction, sensuality, voyeurism and transgression. Sarmento’s … Continue reading

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The Ethnological Museum

ShareDiscover the new Ethnological Museum of Barcelona on Montjuic, next to the MNAC and the old botanical garden. From November the 15th you can enjoy free guided tours every Sunday, up until the 3rd of January. The newly renovated Museum … Continue reading

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Hidden Art Nouveau treasures in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with art nouveau and Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is no less than Spain’s most visited monument, which along with the Casa Battlo and the Pedrera make up Barcelona’s holy trinity of Gaudi art nouveau monuments. These are … Continue reading

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Barcelona Gallery Weekend

ShareBarcelona Gallery Weekend is an exciting new event for art lovers and a great introduction to the Barcelona art world. This weekend some 40 venues across the city, including 21 art galleries and several museums, will showcase work from an … Continue reading

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The MUHBA Museum in Poble Nou

ShareThe old Oliva Artés factory on Pere IV Street in Poble Nou has become a point of interest since its renovation into a new museum-cum-laboratory (MUHBA) with the aim of examining contemporary society as well as reflecting on the neighbourhood’s … Continue reading

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Turo de la Rovira – los bunkers

ShareTuró de la Rovira is the official name for ‘Los Bunkers’, as they are know by locals. Los Bunkers are a former anti aircraft battery built to defend Barcelona from fascist bombing raids during the Spanish Civil War. Perched high … Continue reading

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Night of the Museums 2015

ShareThe Night of the Museums is an event we enjoy every year. This free late night viewing of exhibitions is not exclusive to Barcelona but forms a part of an initiative running right across Europe. It doesn’t matter whether you … Continue reading

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