Madrid’s Wax Museum: Museo de Cera

Madrid’s wax museum offers a multi-level interconnected labyrinth of over 400 wax figures. The adventure starts at the History Gallery on the ground floor, which covers the Roman Empire, Visigoths, Muslim Spain, the Habsburgs and the Modern Age. Things begin to get interesting as you enter the Main Gallery, where you will be as entertained […]

Montreal’s Downtown Street Art Gallery

Located on rue Saint-Catherine, Fresh Paint Gallery occupies the historic La Patrie building, which was built in 1908 and once housed the Quebec daily paper of the same name. The Gallery, a temporary art project, was developed through the collaboration of Under Pressure, Montreal’s annual graffiti festival started in 1996, and the Church of Scientology, […]

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 […]

Montreal History Museum: Musée McCord

Dedicated to Canadian history, the McCord Museum was inaugurated in 1921 by David Ross McCord, a native born Montrealer, whose family first settled in Canada in the 1700’s. McCord was an avid collector of all things related to the history of Montreal, Quebec and Canada and its varying cultures. It was his original collection and […]

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