Art in Barcelona | The most important museums and temporary exhibition halls

Art, and culture in general, is expressed everywhere. Museums and temporary exhibition halls offer us culture in high doses. If we want to immerse ourselves in the world of art, in its languages ​​that go beyond the word and its direct meaning, Barcelona is an excellent provider. Here, no doubt, you will get your dose. Few cities in the world host so many museums and such varied, also having several foundations dedicated to international artists (Picasso, Miró and Tàpies) and several high quality temporary exhibition centers such as the CCCB and CaixaForum Barcelona.

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Picasso Museum Barcelona
Museus
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born

The Picasso Museum of Barcelona, ​​inaugurated in 1963, has the most important and exhaustive collection of Pablo Picasso's youth and training work

Fundació Joan Miró Barcelona
Museus
Sants Montjuïc

The Fundació Miró is not only the works of the artist, it is also the success of the light, the spaces and volumes of the building designed by arch

MNAC (National Art Museum of Catalunya)
Museus
Sants Montjuïc

The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC,) in the Palau Nacional, symbol of the 1929 International Exhibition in Barcelona, is situated on the m

CCCB - © Adrià Goula
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Ciutat Vella - El Raval

The CCCB (Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona) is one of the best cultural centers in Barcelona for the quality and quantity of exhibitions

MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art)
Museus
Ciutat Vella - El Raval

The main building of the Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, ​​which covers an area of ​​14,300 m2, is the work of the North-American Richard Me

CaixaForum Barcelona
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Sants Montjuïc

CaixaForum Barcelona is a cultural center owned by La Caixa located on the mountain of Montjuïc.

Antoni Tàpies Foundation
Museus
Eixample Esquerra

The Antoni Tàpies Foundation, created by the artist himself in 1984, contains works from all periods of Tàpies' artistic career and a beautiful lib

Maritime Museum of Barcelona - MMB
Museus
Ciutat Vella - El Raval

The origins of the Royal Shipyards of Barcelona (Drassanes) lies in the late thirteenth century.

Barcelona Design Museum
Museus
Sant Martí

The Design Museum of Barcelona, depending on the Institute of Culture of Barcelona, integrates the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts, th

Chocolate Museum of Barcelona
Museus
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born

The Chocolate Museum of Barcelona (Museu de la Xocolata) is located on Comerç del Borne street in a building with history, in the former convent of

La Virreina - Image Center
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Ciutat Vella - El Raval

The Virreina Palace is home to the Department of Culture of the City of Barcelona and La Virreina Image Center (Centre de la Imatge).

MEAM (Museu Europeu d'Art Modern)
Museus
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born

The European Museum of Modern Art, MEAM, belongs to the Foundation de les Arts i els Artistes, whose objective is the promotion and dissemination o

Arts Santa Monica
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Ciutat Vella - El Raval

In 1984, Santa Mónica, a former convent, built in 1636, was declared a historic-artistic monument of national interest and converted into a center

Foundation Catalunya La Pedrera
Sales d'exposicions temporals
Eixample Dreta

La Pedrera by Gaudí (from de UNESCO World Heritage Site) is

Museum Frederic Marès
Museus
Ciutat Vella - Barri Gòtic

The Frederic Mares Museum, located in a part of the Palacio Real Mayor, houses a unique collection of sculpture from the pre-Roman period until the