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MEAM (European of Modern Art Museum) in Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

MEAM - Barcelona

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A museum in the heart of El Born district, just 20 meters from the Picasso Museum. It is worth combining a visit to both museums.

 

The building is an old palace from 1790, perfectly restored, conserving paintings, reliefs and original woodwork, and has earned the FAD (Foment de les Arts i del Disseny) award.

Articket: Art Passport Card for 6 Art Museums in Barcelona from 30€

 

The entrance goes direct to a courtyard with a staircase and sculptures. A large central room of 10 meters high.

 

Headquarter of the "Foundation for the Arts and Artists", which owns the museum.

 
Dedicated exclusively to modern and contemporary art, but only figurative art.

Exposes its own funds: 3 collections with a large and varied collection of contemporary living artists (painting and sculpture) : these are 200 authors from 50 countries, through international competitions organized by the Foundation, presented a unique set and highly original.

 

Other collections are temporarily exposed, like the twentieth-century European sculpture (Despiau, Bourdelle, Malfray, Klimsk, etc..) And the Catalan sculpture of the twentieth century.

 

A completely original and different vision of contemporary art outside the abstraction and experimentation. A little gem, exquisite corner in full heart of old Barcelona.

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MEAM (European of Modern Art Museum) in Barcelona

Barra de ferro, 5, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Area: Ciutat Vella
Email: infoSPAMFILTER@meam.es
Website: MEAM
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm / Closed: Mondays and 1st January, 1st May and 25-26 December / Summer time: from 10am to 8pm
Prices: General: 7€ (have a look at discounts on the website)
Phone: (+34) 93 319 56 93
Phone 2 : Fax: (+34) 93 417 93 60
Metro/Bus: Metro: L4 Jaume I / Bus: 17, 19, 40, 45, 120,
Last comment
Last comment on Oct. 2013
MEAM (31 Jan 2014 - 15:15)
Concerning the comment on employees' attitude and behavior at the MEAM, we would like to inform the visitors that this situation will no going to happen again and the referred employees are not working at the MEAM anymore. Regards.
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5 comments

  1. Last comment on Oct. 2013 - MEAM (31 Jan 2014 - 15:15)

    Concerning the comment on employees' attitude and behavior at the MEAM, we would like to inform the visitors that this situation will no going to happen again and the referred employees are not working at the MEAM anymore. Regards.

  2. MEAM: front ticket office workers - A tourist in Barcelona (23 Oct 2013 - 09:15)

    Sunday, Oct 10, 2013. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the realism exhibit that was showing at the MEAM museum. It was a great exhibit. However, this was dampened by the two workers there - the male ticket issuer and another female worker. They both do not seem to enjoy their jobs while we were buying tickets and both workers seem to have an attitude problem. The female worker especially turned me off. While in the museum, I could not find the restroom and happened to open an unmarked door. The female worker was inside having lunch and turned around to greet me with a "Whaaat!!!" including the gestures with her hands and a pissed-off facial expression. I apologized for interrupting her lunch and said that I was just looking for the restroom. She then told me it was around the corner on my right. I believe the museum should look into this matter because they are not doing a good job in promoting themselves. (Unless they don't want too many people attending.)

  3. MEAM - Steven Perrin (7 Oct 2012 - 10:45)

    My partner, a figuraitve sculptor, and I visited Meam on our recent visit to Barcelona. It is absolutely stunning and was probably the place we enjoyed the most. The collection is so varied and impressive.

  4. excellent - sb (31 Jul 2012 - 09:45)

    While in Barcelona for several days ended up here twice. It was that enjoyable! An excellent reprise from the crowds at other sights in El Born. Enjoy!

  5. just so real! - Claire (27 Oct 2011 - 14:15)

    We were really amazed about this museum. Instead of paintings, we could have said it was a photography museum!

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