The Barcelona Nativity Scene Association is once again building the city's traditional nativity scene in the courtyard of the Frederic Marès Museum. This year the nativity scene represents the symbiosis between Roman Barcino and modern-day Barcelona.

The birth, the annunciation to the shepherds or the arrival of the Kings from the East will be some of the numerous scenes represented among the Roman remains of the city that include a bas-relief with the silhouette of some of the most iconic buildings in Barcelona.

At the same time, in the courtyard, a light installation designed by the students of the Elisava school is presented under the supervision of Maria Güell. This creation evokes the temple of Vesta in Rome, known for housing a perpetual sacred fire guarded by priestesses. The work plays masterfully with the interaction between light and shadows, integrating ideally with the project.

The visit to the manger is free, but from December 24 to January 6 (except December 25 and January 1, days when the museum is closed), you can visit the Frederic Marès Museum for free.

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Sundays and holidays: from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Monday: closed
Free event
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Ciutat Vella - Barri Gòtic
Plaça Sant Iu, 5

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