Spain is well-known for the various museums that are present in the country and you can easily find so many collections you would love. Barcelona is a great example of that, with various collection displays ranging from the medieval times to the nineties. You will even find many contemporary works that are created by lesser-known or established artists. If you want to find many interesting museums in Barcelona, Spain, the ones below are definitely to be considered.
Fundacio Joan Miro
This museum was designed by Josep Lluis Sert, which was dean of the Harvard University School Of Design. The result was one of the greatest of the museum buildings that you will get the chance of visiting around the world. You have access to arches, white walls, airy and light rooms and quite an approachable region. Inside you will find over 150 sculptures, 225 paintings, around 5,000 drawings and absolutely all the graphic works signed by Miro.
Museu Nacional d’Art De Catalunya – MNAC
The slogan of the museum is quite interesting, translated something like one museum, 1000 years of art. That is definitely respected with art that is Catalan and that ranges from the 12th to the twentieth centuries. We saw one more extra floor that was recently added in order to add Thyssen-Bornemisza collection. In the past that collection was held in the Pedralbes convent. Now we see many interesting shows that are often seen here and even a really great photography section.
Macba Museu D’Art Contemporani
The minimalism present here is quite interesting. Art is definitely seen as being highly important at the museum. However, you will end up going through quite a huge building, one that is filled with various permanent collections. The trip to Macba is seen as being highly rewarding for most people that really love art, especially contemporary art.
This museum opened in the year 1963 and was housed in Palau Aguilar. Now we see a permanent collection that covers close to 4000 art pieces spreading across 5 palaces. Two of these are mainly devoted for the temporary exhibitions. Contrary to what you may believe by the name, Museu Picasso is not a museum that features works by the artist. It is actually dedicated to the years that the young artist spent in the La Llotja art school.
Fundacio Antoni Tapies
Antoni Tapies became really well-known in the art scene of the fifties as he started to incorporate rags, mud and waste paper into paintings. Eventually, the work that he did even included running water, girders and large scale furniture pieces. Tapies is a celebrated living artist from Barcelona and the merchandise that is featured at this museum is in itself a work of art.