Category Archives: Barcelona’s Museums

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

The Casa Batlló makes steps into new dimensions

ShareLa Casa Batlló needs little introduction. Its sinuous and surreal art nouveau façade is one of the highlights of any trip to Barcelona. Designed by Antoni Gaudí for the wealthy Batlló family between 1905 and 1907 and is located on … Continue reading

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World Press Photo 13 Face Reality

ShareWorld Press Photo 13, in its ninth international edition, takes place at the CCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona) from the 6th of November to the 18th of December 2013. This year’s event ‘Face Reality’ event is co-organized by … 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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The Picasso Museum in Barcelona

ShareThe Picasso Museum is one of the key cultural destinations in Barcelona, the city where Picasso, perhaps the most important artist of the 20th century, grew up and spent his formative years. Loctated on Calle Montacada in the Born District … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera

ShareSummer Nights at La Pedrera is a very special summer event that takes place on the roof of Gaudí’s magical Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (the quarry), situated on Passeig de Gràcia, one of Barcelona’s finest thoroughfares, and … Continue reading

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Goya Luces y Sombras at the CaixaForum in Barcelona

ShareGoya Light and Shadow. Don’t miss this wonderful free exhibition at the CaixaForum in Barcelona, running untill the 26th of June. The exhibition is the result of a collaboration between La Caixa and the Prado Museum in Madrid and features … Continue reading

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The Poble Espanyol

ShareThe Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) is an outdoor architectural museum dedicated to the different architectural styles of Spain located on the mountain of Montjuïc. Constructed in 1929 for the Barcelona International Exhibition, the Poble Espanyol museum was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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The Picasso Museum in Barcelona opens its new gallery

ShareThe Picasso Museum in Barcelona has just completed an extensive set of renovations and improvements. The five former medieval palaces that make up the museum are now joined by a new corridoor and a a new gallery space has been … Continue reading

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A walk to remember: Montjuic, Miró, the MNAC & Mies van der Rohe

ShareThis walk takes in the sights of Montjuic Mountain – a quintessential Barcelona landmark, The Miró Museum, the MNAC (National Museum of Art of Catalunya), the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies Van de Rohe. We recommend you start early, this is … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Barcelona’s beach

ShareThe Beach in Barcelona is the ideal place for a walk, to take in some fresh sea air and take a break from the city. In summertime the beaches in Barcelona throng with sunbathers and swimmers. As summer ends the … Continue reading

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