‘From Bubble’

From Bubble, the contemporary art project by the artist Daniel Bagnon, kicks off a programme of a hundred activities based around Alzheimer’s. The goal of the activities is to raise public awareness and understanding on the effects of this illness and its social cost. The initiative involves the Associació de Familiars de Malalts d’Alzheimer de…

Night-time visits to the Fabra Observatory

Built in 1904 and designed by the Modernista architect Josep Domènech i Estapà, the Fabra Observatory enjoys a privileged position on the Collserola mountain range, where visitors can observe the firmament through a powerful telescope. Friday’s guided tours cover the museum and Modernista hall, offer observations through a telescope and include visitors to the outside…

‘Circo mágico’

In this circus a magic tree explains how the first great magician came down from the stars to our world to stay here. Fairies, jesters, fauns and other fantastic characters accompany him with acrobatics and dances to transfer the spectator into the wonderful world of magic. Using a set and a wardrobe packed with magic…

Slow Food Earth Market

The Slow Food movement holds an Earth Market every Saturday in the Jardins de les Tres Xemeneies, in the Poble-sec neighbourhood. The market promotes seasonal local produce obtained from traditional methods which respect the environment and are sold at a fair price for customers and producers alike. The main aim of the activity is to shorten the distance…

24th Barcelona Manga Fair

Pavilions 1, 2, 2.1, 3.1, 4, 5 and Square Universe Manga fans have an unmissable event to attend from 1 to 4 November in Plaça de l’Univers at Fira de Montjuïc. This edition brings more participatory activities than ever to make interaction with the public one of the main pillars of the fair. As ever,…

Smart City Expo World Congress

This year’s Smart City Expo World Congress will be reflecting on what makes a city liveable, what happens when gentrification changes the social make-up of a neighbourhood and how exchanges and sharing can make the city more sustainable, resilient, inclusive and of course, smarter, with a people-focused approach. The summit is organised into five main…

Photogenic Festival

The Photogenic Festival is an initiative to promote and showcase the work of emerging photographers, getting their work seen by a broader audience. The photos of these new talents are being displayed in unique commercial establishments in Barcelona for the two weeks of the festival as part of an exhibition route to boost photography, small…

‘Toulouse-Lautrec and the spirit of Montmatre’

Montmatre is not just the setting for many works by the multi-faceted Toulouse-Lautrec, but also the social and cultural epicentre which defined modern style and the Bohemian character. Using paintings, drawings, posters and illustrations, ‘Toulouse-Lautrec and the spirit of Montmatre’ displays the work of the artist, in tune with the group of contemporary artists in…

‘Picasso – Picabia. Painting in Question’

This exhibition, consisting of over 150 pieces (paintings and graphic arts) and archive documents (magazines, letters and photographs), analyses the dialogue established between works by Picasso and Picabia, revealing the real or imagined links between the two. These Spanish artists were often mixed up in their early days due to the similarity of their surnames,…

In-Edit Festival 2018

Music and documentary lovers have an unmissable event in store from 25 October to 4 November with the In-Edit Festival. The festival started in Barcelona in 2003 and is characterised by the care it takes in putting together its programme. As a result, it has expended to cities such as Madrid, Berlin, Santiago de Chile,…