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May 2015
free

Museums Night – La Nit Dels Museus

21 May, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 22 May, 2016 @ 1:00 am
Barcelona
Nit Museus Barcelona

More than 80 museums and cultural centres are open in Barcelona on the evening of the 21st from 19:00-1:00, with free entry. A corncupia of cultural delights awaits, such as live music, theatre and dance performances, poetry, workshops, guided tours, gastronomy, storytelling and other interactive themed shows. The popular Eat Street festival sets up mobile kitchens that will satify those midnight munchies near Plaza de la Glòries.

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December 2015

T’estimo? A History of Love and Marriage

17 December, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 22 May, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Museu d’Història de Catalunya,
Palau de Mar, Pl. de Pau Vila 3
Barcelona,
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T Estimo Museu Historia Catalunya

Love and marriage have not always gone hand in hand. This exhibition traces the main changes in marriage and ways to love over time, from the classical era to the present. A tour presents customs and characteristic elements: courtship and seduction, beliefs, customs of the wedding day and the social function of marriage as an institution.

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Free

Wild Portrait: Art-science Exhibition

19 December, 2015 - 30 December, 2016
La Mandarina de Newton,
Carrer del Montseny, 12
Barcelona,
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wild portrait

Possibly the most fascinating and obscure exhibition Barcelona has ever seen! Wild Portrait is a tourist art-science exhibition co-produced by La Mandarina de Newton and Fundació MONA, with the support of Barcelona City Council. Chimpanzees are given brushes, paints and paper to create Wild Portrait paintings during their various moments of spontaneity. This enrichment project questions what is aesthetics and creativity? Is it something unique to humans? Or can these terms also be applied to other animals? Do other animals perceive their surroundings…

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January 2016

Metric Market ‘Sky and Earth’

January 1 - December 31
Metric Market,
Av. Diagonal, 505
Barcelona,
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Genesis

This funky restaurant, fabulously located in central Barcelona, will be hosting 7 exciting events throughout 2016. The events are based on the creation of the world and divided into 7 chapters. For each chapter an urban artist paints two murals in Metric space on two of the walls of the restaurant. Design, music, food and events is what defines them. The first chapter is ‘Sky and Earth’ will be held on January 5th between 18:00h-23:00h. They have selected Leon Ka a.k.a…

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El Quatre Art Gallery celebrates 30 years!

January 11 - July 31
El Quatre Art Gallery,
Carrer de Rosselló, 193
Barcelona, Catalonia 08036 Spain
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El Quatre, one of Barelona's contemporary art galleries, and its celebrating its 30th successful year! El Quatre first opened on the 4th April 1986 and since has hosted a range of local and national artists and contributed to their future success. To mark the Gallery's 30th year in business the owners are holding 30 different expositions from 30 different artists for the 30 weeks of 2016. All work and exhibitions are temporary as they are able for sale to the general public for…

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‘Casa Bloc’ at the Fundació Joan Miró

January 19 - May 8
Fundació Joan Miró,
Parc de Montjuïc
Barcelona,
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Casa bloc

For the next 5 months, the Fundació Joan Miró will present ‘Casa Bloc’ a photographic series by Irena Visa. Visa is a visual artist and sculptor who lives and works in Barcelona. Her photographs explore the relationship between space, memory and identity. This is achieved by portraying the last tenants and how they inhabited their apartments. Casa Bloc was initially designed by GATCPAC architects in the thirties and the project was developed to provide social rental housing in order to…

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March 2016
12€

Ramon Casas: La Vida Moderna

March 10 - May 8
Cosint, dona amb vestit vermell, 1889

This spring, the Museo del Modernismo de Barcelona presents the temporary exhibition of the acclaimed Catalan artist, Ramon Casas, an artist who successfully portrayed the great social transformations and changes of the 20th century in Catalonia, leaving a huge footprint in the understanding of socio-historic and political life in contemporary Spain. Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of his birth in 1866, the Museo del Modernismo pays tribute to the artist, sketcher, poster designer, portrait painter, and interpreter of modern life. Ramon's training period,…

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14.5€

The Art of the Brick in Barcelona 2016

March 18 - June 12
Cupula Events,
Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 373 - 385
Barcelona, Catalonia 08015 Spain
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BCNConnect - the Art of the Brick Exhibition Event

For the first time Barcelona’s Cúpula Events CC Arenas de Barcelona will host The Art of the Brick exhibition. Made entirely out of Lego this exhibition has been praised far and wide; CNN describes it as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions” Hundreds of thousands of pieces of Lego building blocks transformed into real, fictional and monumental characters have never been to Spain before, on such a large scale. Enjoyable for all the family, the exhibition appeals to children…

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6€

Making Africa : A Continent of Contemporary Design

March 23 - August 28
CCCB,
Montalegre 5
Barcelona,
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Making africa

“Thinking about the future means thinking about our possibilities in the world. The future belongs to Africa, because it seems to have happened everywhere else already.”  Okwui Enwezor, Consulting Curator of Making Africa CCCB showcases Making Africa, a contemporary collection of work from over 120 African artists and creators, aiming to portray and explain how design can fuel economic and political changes across the continent, illustrating Africa as a 'continent under construction', emphasising its potential future possibilities over its current and historic…

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May 2016
€10

Friday Night COMEDY Stand-up: Danny O’Brien at the Shamrock

May 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Shamrock,
C/Tallers 72
Barcelona,
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Guiriness Comedy is back at the Shamrock bar on Friday, May 6th for the next monthly show in its 2016 top comedy lineup in Barcelona; with a debut from one of Ireland’s best young international comedians, Danny O’Brien.

"A perfect mix of brains, banter and brilliance" -Great Scott

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