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In this section you can consult the upcoming events related to the Route of Modernism of Barcelona, its works and Modernism. Click on an event to see all its details.

Festival of Les Corts neighborhood: open day at Güell Pavilions

From 10am to 4pm on September 30 and 1 October, and 7 and 8 October 2023, there will be free admission to the Güell Pavilions (Av. Pedralbes, 7, Barcelona), designed by Antoni Gaudí, as part of the celebrations for Festival of Les Corts neighborhood. In 1883, Eusebi Güell wanted to enlarge the vast estate that […]

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Second phase of restoration work on Güell Pavilions commences

Barcelona City Council’s Municipal Institute of Urban Landscape has today, 7 June 2023, commenced the second phase of restoration work at the Güell Pavilions site of the former Güell estate, which was designed by Antoni Gaudí. This phase will include the restoration of the guard’s house building, of which several studies and analyses have been […]

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Barcelona province’s Modernista Fairs kick off the season

Barcelona Provincial Council has today staged a festive event at the Castle of Santa Florentina – renovated by Lluís Domènech i Montaner and chosen for this reason, given the fact that 2023 is Domènech i Montaner Year – to announce and promote the following ten fairs. Each has its own unique character and presents its […]

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IV coupDefouet International Congress on Art Nouveau, “The Art Nouveau Movement and National Identities”

The Art Nouveau European Route is convening the IV coupDefouet International Congress on Art Nouveau, which is jointly organised by Barcelona City Council and Barcelona University and is to be held in Barcelona from 29 June to 2 July 2023. The main strand of the fourth edition of this coupDefouet Congress intends to address new […]

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Exhibition: The Museums Grow

This temporary exhibition was created with the aim of presenting the works and objects that have entered the collections of the three Sitges museums since 2014. This date marked the reopening of the seafront, Cau Ferrat and Maricel museums. Since then the museums have incorporated 1,382 works, objects and documents, of which a selection of […]

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Catalan Government announces the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of Lluís Domènech i Montaner

The Government of Catalonia has approved the commemorations for the year 2023, a highlight of which includes the 100th anniversary of the death of the Modernista architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, who was also a politician, historian, illustrator, font and book binding designer. The architect of works as diverse as the Palau de la Música, […]

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General Inventory of Catalan Art Nouveau

The computer specialist Valentí Pons has posted online the third update of his General Inventory of Catalan Art Nouveau (known as Modernisme locally), a catalogue that this lover of art and Modernisme has been compiling over a period of several years until becoming a point of reference. It currently includes some 15,000 buildings, primarily in […]

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Cities and capitals: spaces of creation and exchange (1888-1937)

Barcelona University’s GRACMON research group on the history of contemporary art and design, together with Sorbonne University’s centre for Catalan studies and visual arts at CRIMIC and the Institut Ramon Llull are organising a colloquium entitled “Villes et capitalité: espaces de création et d’échange (1888-1937)” on 10, 11 and 12 March 2022 as part of […]

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Gaudí Emotions, immersive dining at Casa Fuster

The Hotel Casa Fuster hosts this unique experience that combines Modernisme, architecture and gastronomy, an evening that includes a dinner in the Fuster Salon accompanied by audiovisual projections and an expert in the field. GAUDÍ EMOTIONS is a unique, immersive, cultural experience in such a singular Modernista venue as the Casa Fuster, designed by Lluís […]

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Historian Daniel Giralt-Miracle transfers his collection to National Archive

The academic, critic and art historian Daniel Giralt-Miracle has handed over his personal archive to the Government of Catalonia to be stored in the National Archive of Catalonia, which is located in Sant Cugat del Vallès. The transfer took place last December, although it was formalised in early February in a ceremony with the Catalan […]

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Get the Guidebook of Barcelona Modernisme Route

The Barcelona Modernisme Route is an itinerary through the Barcelona of Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch, who, together with other architects, made Barcelona the great capital of Catalan Art Nouveau. With this route you can discover impressive palaces, amazing houses, the temple that is symbol of the city and an immense hospital, as well as more popular and everyday works such as pharmacies, shops, shops, lanterns or banks. Modernisme works that show that Art Nouveau took root in Barcelona and even today is still a living art, a lived art.

The Guidebook of Barcelona Modernisme Route can be acquired in our centers of Modernisme.

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