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Caixaforum Barcelona

Caixaforum Barcelona

Barcelona - Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8
closed on: open daily, except December 25, and January 1 and 6
The Caixaforum Barcelona is a renowned cultural center in Barcelona, whose historical building was renovated in 2002 after a design by Arata Isozaki
Casa Milà – La Pedrera

Casa Milà – La Pedrera

Barcelona - Provença, 261
closed on: open every day except December 25
The Casa Milà (Milà House) by Antoni Gaudì, also known as “La Pedrera” is an architectural masterpiece, a museum, and a cultural center in Barcelona
CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Barcelona - Montalegre, 5
closed on: Mondays, December 25 and January 1
The CCCB is a cultural center and an exhibition venue in Barcelona, located in the Raval district, focused on the most innovative forms of contemporary art
CosmoCaixa – Barcelona

CosmoCaixa – Barcelona

Barcelona - Carrer d'Isaac Newton, 26
closed on: Mondays, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Epiphany
The CosmoCaixa Barcelona is a science museum, particularly addressed to kids and families, dedicated to biology, physics, biodiversity and geology
Fundació Antoni Tàpies – Barcelona

Fundació Antoni Tàpies – Barcelona

Barcelona - Aragó, 255
closed on: Monday, December 25, January 1 and 6
e Tàpies Foundation is a modern and contemporary art museum in Barcelona, whose collection presents several works of the Catalan artist Antoni Tàpies
Fundació Joan Miró – Barcelona

Fundació Joan Miró – Barcelona

Barcelona - Parc de Montjuïc
closed on: Mondays (open on public holidays)
The Joan Miró Foundation is an art museum in Barcelona which holds and present an outstanding collection of works by Catalan artist Joan Miró (1893-1983)
MAC – Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya

MAC – Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya

Barcelona - Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39-41
closed on: Monday
The MAC - Museu d'Arquelogia de Catalunya is the most important archeological museum in Barcelona, focused on archeology from the Prehistory to Middle-Ages
MACBA – Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

MACBA – Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

Barcelona - Plaça dels Àngels, 1
closed on: Tuesdays
The MACBA is a museum of modern and contemporary art in Barcelona housed in an iconic building, designed by architect Richard Meier, in the Raval district
MMB – Museu Marítim de Barcelona

MMB – Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Barcelona - Av. de les Drassanes s/n
closed on: open every day, except 25 and 26 December, 1 and 6 January
The Museu Marítim is a museum in Barcelona dedicated to maritime history, sea exploration and shipbuilding, it is located in the Drassanes medieval shipyard
MNAC – Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

MNAC – Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Barcelona - Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc
closed on: Monday
The MNAC - Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (National Art Museum of Catalonia) in Barcelona is an important art museum located at the Parc de Montjuic
MUHBA Plaça del Rei – Barcelona City History Museum

MUHBA Plaça del Rei – Barcelona City History Museum

Barcelona - Plaça del Rei
closed on: Mondays, January 1, May 1, June 24, and December 25
The MUHBA Plaça del Rei is a museum, and a monumental complex in the Gothic Quarter, focused on the history of Barcelona from antiquity to the Middle Ages
Museu Blau – Barcelona

Museu Blau – Barcelona

Barcelona - Plaça Leonardo da Vinci, 4-5 - Fòrum Park
closed on: Mondays, January 1, May 1, June 24, and December 25
The Museu Blau,also known as Forum Building, is the main center of the Natural History museum of Barcelona and an iconic architecture by Herzog & de Meuron
Museu del Disseny

Museu del Disseny

Barcelona - Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38
closed on: Monday
The Museu del Disseny is the most important museum in Barcelona dedicated to design, fashion and decorative arts, its main venue is the Disseny Hub
Museu Frederic Marès – Barcelona

Museu Frederic Marès – Barcelona

Barcelona - Plaça de Sant Iu, 5
closed on: Mondays
The Museu Frederic Marès is an art museum in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, especially focused on Spanish sculpture from the 12th century to 19th century
Museu Monestir de Pedralbes

Museu Monestir de Pedralbes

Barcelona - Baixada del Monestir, 9
closed on: Monday
The Museu Monestir de Pedralbes is an History museum in Barcelona, housed into the Pedralbes Monaster, that offers a composite experience to its visitors.
Picasso Museum – Barcelona

Picasso Museum – Barcelona

Barcelona - Carrer Montcada 15-23
closed on: ondays, January 1, May 1, Hune 24, and December 25
The Museu Picasso in Barcelona is an art museum holding a collection of over 4,000 works by Pablo Picasso, who lived in the Catalan capital in his youth
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Barcelona - Carrer de Mallorca, 401
closed on: none
The Sagrada Familia is the most famous landmark in Barcelona. Besides being an architectural masterpiece, the church by Antoni Gaudì is also a museum

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Barcelona | Discovering Disseny Hub | part 2

Barcelona | Discovering Disseny Hub | part 2

Industrial design, applied arts, fashion, graphic design are the themes featured at the museum of design, Barcelona and presented in 4 exhibition galleries

Barcelona | Discovering Disseny Hub | Part 1

Barcelona | Discovering Disseny Hub | Part 1

The architecture of the "Disseny Hub", the new Museum of Design in Barcelona by MBM Architects, is described here with text and exclusive photos

archive of exhibitions, news, and events in Barcelona


Barcelona | Photobook phenomenon, exhibition at the CCCB

Barcelona | Photobook phenomenon, exhibition at the CCCB

The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) and the Fundació Foto Colectania present the exhibition "Photobook Phenomenon".

Barcelona |  Design for Food at the design museum (Museu del Disseny)

Barcelona | Design for Food at the design museum (Museu del Disseny)

From March 8 through May 21, 2017 the design museum “Museu del Disseny” in Barcelona presents the temporary exhibition “Tapas. Spanish Design for Food”.

Barcelona | Ceramics Applied to Architecture at the Museu del Disseny

Barcelona | Ceramics Applied to Architecture at the Museu del Disseny

From September 16, 2016 to January 29, 2017, the Museu del Disseny (Design Museum) in Barcelona presents “Brick by Brick: Ceramics Applied to Architecture”

Barcelona | 25 shortlisted for the EU Prize for Urban Public Space 2016

Barcelona | 25 shortlisted for the EU Prize for Urban Public Space 2016

The jury’s verdict for the EU Prize for urban public space will be announced at the awards ceremony, to be held at the CCCB in Barcelona on July 4, 2016.

Barcelona Summer 2015 | architecture & design exhibitions

Barcelona Summer 2015 | architecture & design exhibitions

Inexhibit reports the best architecture and design exhibitions and events open in Barcelona in Summer 2015 at CCCB, MACBA, Caixaforum. Miralles Foundation

Barcelona | Over and under the sea

Barcelona | Over and under the sea

Two exhibitions currently running in the fascinating spaces of the Maritime Museum of Barcelona: Voyage Overseas and The challenge of underwater photography

Barcelona | Poison in nature at Museu Blau

Barcelona | Poison in nature at Museu Blau

Until April 2015, the Museu Blau Natural science museum in Barcelona, features the exhibition Enverinats - Poisoned on poison in Nature and poisonous beings

Barcelona | “Art & Language” at MACBA

Barcelona | “Art & Language” at MACBA

Until April 2015 at MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, takes place the exhibition Art & language Uncompleted.The Philippe Méaille Collection

Big Bang Data | Exhibition at the CCCB

Big Bang Data | Exhibition at the CCCB

The exhibition Big Bang Data, at the CCCB in Barcelona, is a project aimed to investigate the “data explosion” into which we are all plunged

Barcelona museums | Beyond the Ramblas

Barcelona museums | Beyond the Ramblas

A selection of itineraries and suggestions across the best museums in Barcelona, both famous and less-known. From the old city to the Parc de Montjuïc

Sustainable Urban Catwalk – Barcelona

Sustainable Urban Catwalk – Barcelona

An innovative catwalk by External Reference, for the Barcelona ModaFad fashion show Barcelona, a temporary design Beautiful, Sufficient and Sustainable

Installations at the Brandery – Barcelona

Installations at the Brandery – Barcelona

Two sustainable booth projects by Barcelona-based practice External Reference for the IED, presented at the Brandery fashion show at the Barcelona Fair

Barcelona | Yota Devices Pavilion

Barcelona | Yota Devices Pavilion

The pavilion of the Russian company Yota Devices, designed by External Reference architects, was presented at the 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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