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Tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA)

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  • Set your imagination free at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) as you explore both the temporary and permanent collections.
  • Known for being the heart of Barcelona's contemporary art scene, the museum boasts of a permanent collection that includes 3,000 works from the mid-20th century onward.
  • Find here thought-provoking and stunning pieces from the 1940s till the 1960s, 1960s till the 1970s, and contemporary periods.
  • Check out the current exhibition, A Short Century, which features a chronological display of the MACBA Collection from 1929 to the present day.
  • You will get to follow a story told from the perspective of Barcelona and its immediate context.
  • Find in this exhibition works that depict the transformation of Barcelona in the 1930s and its commitment to modernity, to the involvement of art in the Spanish Civil War.
  • You will also get to admire the first attempts to rekindle the spirit of culture in the post-war years, and an expression of feminist and hippie movements through artistic expression in pop, psychedelia, and acid pop.
  • One of the current temporary exhibits is Fina Miralles: I Am All the Selves that I Have Been by one of the foremost Spanish artists of the 1970s: Fina Miralles.
  • Her art makes you think about the relationship between art and nature, the body and society, the restrictive rules imposed by codes of conduct, and the need for freedom.
  • Another temporary exhibit is Art stories from Barcelona, a series of open videos in which various artists, theorists, and activists offer their reading of a specific episode in the history of art - all while placing them in the Barcelona of the last century.
  • Plague is temporary exhibition that ties into the concept of plague and the forms of categorization of what exists.
  • Children aged 0-13yrs can enter for free. Seniors aged 65+yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.