Barcelona: Antoni Gaudi’s Palau Güell

The wealthy industrialist Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi, who would become Gaudi’s main patron, commissioned the architect in 1885 to design his private residence, which would become known as Palau Güell. In addition to being a personal residence, Güell intended to use the property to show off his affluence through exhibitions, concerts and other events. The […]

Barcelona: The Fundació Joan Miró

First opened in June 1975, the Foundation was the first public institution in Barcelona to focus on contemporary art. While largely devoted to the works of Miró, the space also showcases the works of other contemporary artists in line with Miró’s own directive. The Foundation building was designed by Josep Lluís Sert following the principles […]

Barcelona: ARTICKET BCN…skip the lines

7 Museums, 1 ticket, 30 euros. The two main benefits to the art ticket are saving time, you can walk right past the ticket lines and into the museum and saving money over individual admission prices when visiting at least three of the museums. Included museums: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)-regular admission €5 […]

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