Discover the Best Museums and Art Galleries in Barcelona

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Discover the Best Museums and Art Galleries in Barcelona

If you are an art, museum and Barcelona lover, this post is for you. Today, from the official blog of Aspasios, we want to propose an idea for your visit to Barcelona in the coming days. Do you fancy a cultural visit? Get to know the history of the city by visiting some of its most important museums and galleries.

The Picasso Museum

It is the most popular museum in Barcelona, with more than one million visitors each year. This gallery is home to the largest collection of Picasso’s work. The museum is arranged chronologically, and starts with works from his early years. Visitors can enjoy seeing how painting developed and changed his entire life.

Sala Parés

This incredible art gallery is located in the emblematic Petritxol street, in the Gothic Quarter. It is one of the oldest galleries in Barcelona, since it opened in 1840 as a fine arts store, and later as a gallery in 1877. You can find out about current exhibitions on their website.

Joan Miró Foundation (Fundació Joan Miró)

You can’t miss this cultural institution that honors the life and art of the Catalan painter Joan Miró. It contains no less than 104,000 works, including his oldest work, dating from 1914. In addition, you will also find a large number of sculptures, tapestries and even some of the first sketches of this artist.

Catalan National Art Museum (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya)

This museum of modern art, also called MNAC, not only offers visitors a wonderful display of modern art, but also a great view of the city of Barcelona given its location, presiding over the mountain of Montjuïc. In addition, it houses examples of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque art, as well as a wide range of artifacts, including sculptures, gold work and enamels. If you like art, this is the museum for you.

Contemporary Art Museum (MACBA)

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona offers mainly works of art from the second half of the 20th century. Many of the world’s great painters have their works of art exhibited here. This museum has different exhibitions and renews its rooms every few months, so even if you have visited it before, it is worth coming back. 

Villa del Arte Galleries

Composed of four galleries in different locations in the center of Barcelona, these spaces are perfect for lovers of modern art. You can find out about their varied temporary exhibitions here.

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