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Recreation of a mummification at 'Tarraco Viva' festival (by ACN)

30 May 2016 07:56 PM

18th edition of ‘Tarraco Viva’ includes ancient Egyptian culture for the first time

After 18 years of focusing exclusively on the Roman world, the ‘Tarraco Viva’ historical festival has included, for the first time, ancient Egyptian culture in its homage to the past. ‘Tarraco Viva’ is held every year in...

One of the Picasso engravings, dedicated to Degas (by Picasso Museum)

27 May 2016 07:18 PM

The Picasso Museum displays ‘The 156 engravings’

The exhibition can be visited from the 26th of May until the 4th of September. It displays artworks created by Picasso between the 24th of October 1968 and the 25th of March 1972, and first shown in Paris only a year after their completion in...
The Fundación MAPFRE in Barcelona hosts the ‘Bruce Davidson’ exhibition (by ACN)

27 May 2016 04:17 PM

Retrospective on photographer Bruce Davidson opens in Barcelona

The ‘Bruce Davidson’ exhibition, the very first retrospective dedicated to the American photographer to be held in Spain is to open at the non-profit institution Fundación MAPFRE in Barcelona. The exhibition will run from the 28th of May...
Image of the project 'Aftermath_Catalonia in Venice. Architecture beyond architects' at the Venice Architecture 'Biennale'  (by P. Francesch)

27 May 2016 08:56 AM

Architecture comes to life at the Catalan pavilion in the Venice Biennale

The Catalan pavilion at the Venice Architecture ‘Biennale’ brings architecture to life with the project ‘Aftermath_Catalonia in Venice. Architecture beyond architects’. This project, set to represent Catalonia, is curated by film director...
Image of the documentary 'Bakur' , to be shown at DocsBarcelona 2016 (by ACN)

25 May 2016 08:22 PM

19th edition of documentary film festival DocsBarcelona kicks off

The DocsBarcelona 2016 film festival opened this year’s edition with the documentary ‘Sonita’ by Iranian director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami on Wednesday. The film is about an eighteen-year-old Afghan girl after which the film is...

25 May 2016 10:23 AM

‘Patum’: the beat of a local festival with international status

‘Patum’ is a popular festival celebrated every year during Corpus Christi in the Catalan city of Berga. In this town, the earliest reference to this festival dates from 1454 although the celebration has...

24 May 2016 07:11 PM

Thousands participate in Catalan activities at the Warsaw Book Fair

At this year’s edition of the Warsaw Book Fair, where Barcelona along with Catalan culture and literature were guests of honour, 1,700 people attended activities meant to promote the culture of the region. The activities were organised by...

One of the exhibitions at the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC)

20 May 2016 10:36 PM

83 venues to welcome visitors for free during ‘Night of Museums’

83 cultural and art institutions in Barcelona and the surrounding areas will open their doors for free this weekend during the so called ‘Night of Museums’ . The event is held across 40 countries in...

Miró's painting 'Le Fantôme de l'atelier' was auctioned at Christies within the charity project 'Joan Miró & Refugees' (by Christie's Images Ltd)

20 May 2016 05:04 PM

Christie’s raises €50,000 at ‘Joan Miró & Refugees’ charity auction

50,000 euros were raised for the Red Cross’ work with refugees in the charity auction ‘Joan Miró & Refugees’, hosted by Christie’s Auction House in London this Thursday. The collection was comprised of 24...

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