Here is a guide to some of the most popular art galleries and art museums found in Barcelona.
If you are an art lover then you won’t want to miss the Picasso Museum. It is the most visited museum in Barcelona and sees over one millions visitors through its doors each year. This gallery is home to the largest collection of Picasso’s work found anywhere in the world. The museum is ordered chronologically and starts with the works from his early years right through to his final pieces. Visitors can enjoy seeing how the designs from the famous painter developed and changed throughout his life.
Fundació Joan Miró
The work of Miro dating back to 1914 can be found at this popular Barcelona museum. As well as paintings this museum also houses plenty of sculptures, tapestries and even early sketches from this artist.
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
The museum of modern art not only provides the visitor with a wonderful display of modern art but it also provides a stupendous view of Barcelona. There are examples of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artwork at the museum as well as a range of artefacts including carvings, metalwork and enamels. If you enjoy Catalán art in particular then this museum is for you.
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
The art work found at the museum of contemporary art in Barcelona mainly offers art work from the second half of the 20th Century. Many of the world’s greatest painters have their art work displayed here. This museum has different exhibitions and displays every few months so even if you have been before it is well worth visiting again.
If you enjoy art then Barcelona will provide you with a good opportunity to indulge your passion.