Free Museum Days in Barcelona

Many of Barcelona’s best museums offer free entry once a month, including the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Museu Picasso and Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA). Free museum days are usually on the first Sunday of each month, but some are always free, for example La Virreina Centre de la Imatge. May 18th, International […]

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What influence did Barcelona have on Pablo Picasso? or was it Picasso on Barcelona?

Picasso in Barcelona with the Reventós Family A painter friend of mine told me the other day “Picasso is my favorite Catalan artist”. Of course I like Picasso too, can we consider him as a Catalan Artist?  Technically the answer is no.  Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga (Andalucía) in 1881 and it was not […]

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Gaudí Exhibition Center

The Gaudí Exhibition Center is situated in the medieval Casa de la Pia Almoina, which incorporates the old Roman wall and ancient entrance to Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. The museum consists of 1,000 square metres, distributed over three floors covering the life and work of the great Catalan architect. Introduction The journey begins with a spectacular […]

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From Picasso to Barça: Museums you cannot miss on your trip to Barcelona

MNAC National Palace in Montjuïc Barcelona’s wide offer of museums is one more reason that makes it worth a visit. Some of the most important artists of all time have been strongly linked to Catalonia’s main town, and a huge part of their creations have established in the city. Here are some suggestions of museums that […]

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