Be part of art! Barcelona counts with many interesting museums and lots are well worth a vist, but usually the time and the budget for museum visits are limited during a holdiday. But for art lovers and those really interested into visting at least the 7 leading art centres in Barcelona, there is the Art Ticket available. The Art Ticket is … [Read more...]
The Foundation is a gallery in Barcelona with the most complete public collection of works by the artist Joan Miro consisting of paintings and sculptures, prints and drawings, ceramics and textiles. Recognized as one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century the Spanish Catalan painter was born in Barcelona and his Surrealist masterpieces can be seen in some of the best museums all over the world. Many of the Barcelona gothic quarter apartments are situated in the centre of the Barri Gotic which is where the Roman Barcino colony was established in the 1st century and whose Roman walls date back to the 3rd century, stay in this area and you don’t have to walk far to the best parts of the city. The Foundation organises all kinds of events during the year to celebrate art, from concerts and workshops, to basic art courses and seminars, and theatre and educational activities for anyone interested. You can also get to see some of Miro’s work in public places around the city, look out for the ‘Woman and bird’ sculpture in the Parc Joan Miró, the bronze sculpture ‘Woman’ in the Casa de la Ciutat; the collection in the Museu de Ceràmica, and the pavement at the Pla de l´Os in the Rambla.
On Saturday the 16th of May the 5th edition of Europe´s museum night will be held. Museums of Barcelona also open their doors and the entrances are free. Most of them are open till 00:00 and some of them even till 1am. So if you still haven´t seen a real Picasso or a Joan Miró make use of this special night! For a complete list of the … [Read more...]
Taxidermista Plaza Reial, 8 Barcelona Ramblas (Metro Liceu) Situated on the famous Plaza Reial ( next to the Ramblas) and with a big history Taxidermista offers light mediterranean food. On the terrace, you can have some tapas. ( Served from 1pm till 1am). In 1859, when it was the Gran Cafè Espanyol, Àngel Guimerà used to celebrate his … [Read more...]