Barcelona Meeting Point

The meeting for professionals from the property sector is on from 25 to 28 October at Hall 8 of the Fira de Barcelona trade fair site in Plaça Espanya. The fair is aimed at professionals and the general public alike and this year focuses on international networking with a series of activities to help professionals…

Smart City Week

Smart City Week turns Barcelona’s neighbourhoods into spaces for dialogue, reflection and learning relating to smart cities. The programme includes over fifty activities spread around the city’s ten districts, including lectures, debates, itineraries, guided tours, open days, experimental labs and family workshops. The activities will reflect on how technologies change our urban space, the way…

‘Stanley Kubrick’

Scriptwriter, producer and film director who worked with a wide range of film genres, Stanley Kubrick is the focus of this exhibition by the Deutsches Filmmusuem of Frankfurt, curated by Hans-Peter Reichmann and Tim Heptner. The exhibition has already been displayed in cities such as Los Angeles, Seoul, Mexico City and Paris. Now it comes…

‘Open Works. Art in Movement, 1955-1975’

  According to Umberto Eco in 1962, an open work is a multiple or changing work, a field of infinite possibilities open to interpretation by the observer. Open work is a metaphor for a new vision of the world, where reality is perceived as something unstable, ambiguous and continually mutating. The exhibition ‘Open Works. Art…

Autumn Cruïlla

The autumn edition of the Cruïlla offers a programme with indie music, Balkan music, gypsy music, soul, Catalan pop, punk and folk. The concerts will take place in the second half of October and early in November. The line-up for the Cruïlla features MGMT, the kings of electro-pop and modern psychedelia; Cat Power, one the…

Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival

The third edition of the Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival (IBCF) continues to introduce consumers to speciality coffees and connect professionals in this sector: bean roasters, importers, cafe owners and baristas. Guests at the festival include Klaus Thomsen, founder of Coffee Collective (Copenhagen) and barista world champion in 2006; the Australians Morgan Love, founder of Silo…

Barcelona International Boat Show

Every year the Port Vell attracts thousands of fans of the sea with the Barcelona International Boat Show, this year on from 10 to 14 October. The fun beach area offers visitors a chance to try a light sailing boat, paddle surf, canoes and kayaks. The traditional sailing area features traditional wooden vessels, restoration displays…

Open evening at the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum of Barcelona is holding an open evening on Friday 19 October, from 7 pm to midnight. Admission to the museum is free and there will be guided tours and Egyptology workshops for children and adults to enjoy. The museum, which belongs to the Fundació Arqueològica Clos, opened in 1994 and was the…

UtopiaMarkets Il·lustració

Utopia 126, the old modernista factory in Poblenou, is hosting a different cultural and recreational event this weekend. The second edition of the UtopiaMarkets Il·lustració is a chance to discover, browse, chat and buy original works of art or limited-edition copies directly from their authors. The event brings together seventy consolidated and emerging artists, as well as…

Festival Blanc

The Festival Blanc offers three days of lectures, exhibition classes and activities based around professional design and creativity. The Campus Blanc is an opportunity to discover emerging talent and is aimed at design students and professionals alike. Admission is free and the event includes participation from various art and design schools, including: ESdesign, Idep Barcelona,…