Category Archives: Barcelona’s Museums

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

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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Plans for a Woody Allen museum in Barcelona

ShareMaybe you weren’t aware of it, but the Catalans are huge fans of Woody Allen. The respect is mutual. Woody Allen’s relationship with Barcelona has grown over the years and he is known to love the city. In 2008 he … Continue reading

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Open House Barcelona 2014

ShareThe Open House initiative began in France in 1984 and since then it has spread to cities all across the globe. The Open House initiative seeks to open up outstanding architecture for all to see, and to encourage dialogue about … 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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