20 Aug Must-See: Best Museums In Barcelona
Barcelona is a city that celebrates culture, art and music in all its forms. That is why festivals, music, art, dance and food are given so much of importance and are appreciated by the locals and the foreigners, alike. If you are a fanatic who values great works of art, then here is are 3 museums of Barcelona that you must visit on your vacation to Barcelona.
It is a museum dedicated solely to the works of Pablo Picasso. Pablo Picasso was a Spanish artist and lived half of his life in Barcelona. This museum holds a collection of most of his artworks during his stay in the city, which amounts to a total of 4250 paintings of Picasso! The museum was established in the year 1963.
The paintings are spread across 5 buildings which have been in existence since the 13th century.
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya or National Art Museum of Catalonia is a museum that showcases visual art. The museum is most famous for the collection of painting of the Romanesque church. Along with these, there are many famous and unique artworks and designs of Catalan artistry. While many of these artworks come from the 20th century, some of the paintings also have been around since the 19th century.
The Romanesque arts, now a part of this museum, once beautified the walls of locals and old churches of Catalonia. The National Museum holds remarkable creations of the Gothic style of art, and Renaissance and Baroque artworks that have long been appreciated. Not only does this museum promote the aforementioned artworks, but also hold a wide array of modern artworks that awe-inspire the visitors.
Fundacio Joan Miro
It is a museum that features modern art in the honor of Joan Miro. It is more than just a museum holding the creation of the renowned artist: it is a foundation that encourages young people to pursue their talents and create wonders through their works of art. These new modernist artworks can also be found featured in the museum.
The museum cum foundation holds exhibitions and training sessions that tell more about artists, their works and their lives.
A vacation to Barcelona can never be complete without paying these museums a visit.