Salvador Dali spent an important period of his formative years in the city of Barcelona; however, his links with the Catalan capital are not particularly well known. In our article we explore the influence of Barcelona on his artistic development and look at some interesting facts about this self-proclaimed genius.
Barcelona has a range of top-class museums, and the MACBA undoubtedly falls into this category. Situated in the centre of the city, the MACBA plays host to the best in Catalan contemporary art, along with some great exhibitions by artists from further afield. The museum is even worth seeing for its architecture alone.
Are you a football fan? Then a stay in Barcelona is not complete without visiting the legendary Camp Nou stadium! Excellent tours are available which take you from the dressing rooms to the club’s museum. The home stadium of Barcelona Football Club, has been host to some of the greatest stars in football and has an incredible atmosphere.
Perfect for art enthusiasts and amateurs alike, the Fundació Joan Miró is an extraordinary art gallery containing the most extensive collection of work by the world-famous artist. This is all set in a carefully designed building, in the scenic hills of Montjuïc, overlooking Barcelona.
The Picasso Museum is one of Barcelona’s most visited tourist attractions. What were the links between the artist and the Catalan capital? What can you see here? Here you will find all the information...
Often overlooked by visitors to Barcelona, the Museum of Catalan History offers an interesting perspective on the events and influences that helped make the region what it is today. From the sea to the industrial revolution to the Franco dictatorship, the museum's hands-on exhibits and multimedia presentations leave no stone uncovered.
With a Ticketbar ticket you’ll have access to five of Barcelona’s top history museums. Travel back in time and discover Barcelona’s history, maritime, archaeology, Colombian art and Egyptian museums.
World Press Photo exhibition 2011 comes to Barcelona on 23rd November and is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s most breathtaking photography by some of the most creative photojournalists under one roof. Did we mention it’s free? This article provides an insight into and reasons behind the organisation.
On May 14th Night of the Museum is celebrated throughout Europe, a unique event, when 2000 museums open their doors for free in 40 cities around the world! Barcelona, has much to offer for this event; in this article we have gathered all the information for you to enjoy this magical evening!