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Located in the heart of Barcelona, Fundació Mapfre is one of the city's premier exhibition centers that is known to host of a wide range of special events that are related to photography. Some of the biggest creative photographers from all over the globe have showcased their work here, which is why this exhibition house is a must-visit destination for budding photographers and photograph collectors. The building in which these exhibitions are held is a prime example of Rococo and Modern Neoclassical architecture, which adds a historical dimension to your overall experience.
Archivo Fotográfico de Barcelona is a renowned photographic museum in Barcelona that has been operational since the year 1931. The museum was founded in order to assemble, compile, and circulate photographs of historic and cultural value. The establishment is affiliated with the Council of Barcelona works towards the awareness of regional history. If you need a lesson in Catalunian History without having to read multiple books, come here and get a pictorial flashback of this city's turbulent and glorious past.
Built in 1777, the Centre de la Imatge is tucked into the Palau de la Virreina, a building best known for being home to the Viceroy of Peru and his wife. It is located in the central district of El Raval, which has seen a significant cultural resurgence in recent years, showcasing distinctive architecture and lending a lively spirit to the area surrounding this attraction. The museum first opened to the public in 1935 for an exhibition of Fortuny's oil painting 'The Print Collector.' A popular attraction among art enthusiasts, it is now home to various exhibitions and an exciting permanent collection. Take a guided tour or visit on your own. Just don't miss this doubly special attraction.