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- Under the structure of an emblematic market with iron casting architecture of the 19th century, the archaeological site of 1700 Barcelona is found, which is unique in Europe, along with the old market, the memory of the events of 1714 and exhibitions, all located at El Born Centre Cultural, a new and exceptional historic venue that links three centuries of history.
Barcelona 1700. From stones to people:
An exhibition to recall Barcelona society of the 18th century, that was a dynamic and modern society, but also marked by the wars suffered between 1691 and 1714.
The exhibition includes around 1,800 objects that have provided valuable new information to portray everyday life and how the people of Barcelona lived three centuries ago. Linked to the permanent exhibition at the foot of the site, there will also be three exhibition areas displaying various objects. The most remarkable is the Sala de la Guerra (War Room), where a selection of over three hundred bombs are exhibited, of different sizes, types and materials which were discovered during the excavation.
The exhibition is structured in three major areas: La Gran Casa (The Home), La Ciutat pròspera (The prosperous City), La vida quotidiana (Everyday life), La Ciutat atacada i mutilada (The attacked and mutilated City) and La Ciutat refeta (The rebuilt City).
The Model festival, which is being held from 20 to 30 April, will be the first major event for when Barcelona becomes the World Capital of Architecture in 2026. Model is a plural and multidisciplinary space for reflection addressing the main challenges of the 21st century, such as climate change, from an architectural and urban planning perspective. For two weeks, the streets of Barcelona will become a laboratory for architectural experimentation, where people can visit ephemeral installations, attend conferences, see shows, participate in workshops and much more. This joint initiative of Barcelona City Council and the Architects' Association of Catalonia will transform the city's urban space into a party for its residents for a few days.
May sees two excellent events for those who love visiting museums. On May 18, International Museum Day is celebrated, a European initiative that sees numerous institutions open their doors for free and put on a special programme of activities. The aim is to raise awareness in visitors about the key role museums and other cultural centres can play in the development of society.
At the same time Barcelona holds its Night of Museums, when participating venues stay open until night, offering a different way to experience the permanent and temporary exhibitions currently on show, as well as the chance to enjoy different activities, such as family workshops, live performances and guided tours. This is also a global event, one that started in Berlin in 1997 and is now celebrated in around 120 European cities each year. Signed up to the two events in Barcelona are a wide variety of centres whose specialisations include art, archeology, history, author, ethnology, paleontology, ceramics, zoology, movies, design and much more.
Night of the Museums: Date not yet confirmed.
International Museum Day: 18th May.
Dates 2023 not yet confirmedBarcelona is once again celebrating its grand festival, in honor of its patron saint. A program full of different activities is planned for all the public, with music, dance, circus and street arts. And not forgetting the giants, dragons, fire beasts, human towers and sardana groups.
La Mercè is also a festival of street arts with the MAC festival, Mercè Arts de Carrer. This is a festival which has become a showcase of new creations, and the meeting place for many artists, both from the city and overseas. The BAM Festival, Barcelona Acció Musical, will fill the streets with today's popular rhythms and concerts.
La Mercè will end, as always, with the traditional fireworks and music display. an explosion of light and sound, which has become one of the most expected and acclaimed events for the people of Barcelona and its visitors.
The Swab contemporary art fair has now been running for fifteen years, and remains faithful to its mission of acting as an experimental platform for emerging artistic ideas. Founded by the architect and collector Joaquín Diez-Cascón, Swab is an event that brings together some 80 galleries from the international art scene. The fair strives for close contact with the public, selecting and presenting the freshest proposals on the international scene, reflecting the latest trends and innovations in the art world.
We are only now beginning to be aware as a society of how women have been systematically hidden and made invisible in all areas of knowledge. And especially in science. The exhibition (In)Visibles y (O)Cultas [Invisible and Cultured] is a journey through space and time through the lives of 24 women scientists that history had made invisible. This is a unique opportunity to restore the merit of these pioneers and also, to reflect on how we can put an end to this dominant male point of view and give voice to women in the history of science and, ultimately, to women who contribute to making a better world.
Did you know that 75% of the food produced worldwide depends on insect pollination? Unfortunately, pollinators are declining, especially wild bees, putting the sustainability of agriculture and the food supply at risk. Through a visual and educational museographic approach, this installation located in the botanical garden explains how pollination occurs and its important role in the planet's ecological balance.
For the 9th consecutive year, Art Barcelona is promoting the Barcelona Gallery Weekend. This consists of four days dedicated to discovering the most modern and radically up-to-date art through a general programme of exhibitions in contemporary and modern art galleries, as well as a parallel programme of special activities in the galleries and collaborating spaces. The programme includes guided tours led by the exhibiting artists and other activities such as screenings, debates and dance. Visit the various galleries and immerse yourself in the latest trends and artistic languages.
Continuing with a series of exhibitions in collaboration with monographic museums around the world, the Fundació Joan Miró will present a major exhibition dedicated to Paul Klee in autumn 2022. The exhibition will explore the connection that both Joan Miró and Paul Klee had with nature, and most of the works on display will revolve around this concept. The exhibition is sponsored by BBVA and organised in collaboration with the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.
Analyzing the presence of science in ten classic tales is the interesting approach of this exhibition at the Museum of Natural Sciences of Barcelona. Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Pinocchio, Alice or Ali Baba and the forty thieves are some of the characters that will immerse visitors in a universe where they can discover the secrets of cocoa in a chocolate factory through interactive modules, teach a disobedient Pinocchio, build the house of the Three Little Pigs and see if it can resist the wolf's blow, decipher the code to enter the cave of the forty thieves or visit a room where you can grow and shrink.
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