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Art galleries in Eixample

Written by Christine

Barcelona is a city that has been inspiring and producing artists for hundreds of years, so it comes as no surprise that the art scene is still thriving to this day. Many artists make Barcelona their home as they continue to contribute to the rich artistic and cultural history of the city. Nowhere is this more evident than in Eixample where there are dozens of art galleries that are packed with treasures waiting to be admired and appreciated. Here are some art galleries in Eixample that are favorites of art lovers in Barcelona.


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Cosmo is where contemporary art and delicious food come together to create one of the most unique galleries in Eixample. While this gallery is a bit different than most, it still provides a serious space for up-an-coming artists to showcase their work. The cafe is decorated to work in harmony with the gallery and provide patrons with a comfy and creative space to relax and enjoy the art. A sample of featured art and information about the artists can be found on Cosmo‘s website. Cosmo also hosts events, courses, an pop-up shops, so be sure to stop by and see what the latest is! AddressCarrer Enric Granados, 3

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Galería Mayoral

Galería Mayoral was founded in 1989 and since then has been a leading gallery in Modern and Post-War Art. All exhibitions at this gallery are very detailed, planned, and curated with extensive research to ensure that patrons get the best sense of the artist and art as a whole. This gallery works with big names such as Dalí, Miró, Picasso, and Magritte, just to name a few. This is the place to go if you want to see some of the biggest names in modern art and be amazed at the stunning collections. AddressCarrer de Consell de Cent, 286

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red03 Art Gallery

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red03 Art Gallery has being featuring both local and international artists since its foundation in 2006. Since then, many artists have held expositions at red03 to create attention for their art and show off their life’s passion. This gallery is unique because it presents many of the artists and their works on their online gallery so that is accessible to anyone, anytime, anywhere. This includes several mediums like photography, painting, drawing, and sculpture. AddressCarrer de Consell de Cent, 264

Galería Jordi Barnadas

Galería Jordi Barnadas was founded in 1992 and focuses on the figurative and surrealist movements in Spanish art. Exhibitions change monthly and most feature artists that are currently living or who have lived in Barcelona. Due to its impressive collections and collaborations, Galería Jordi Barnadas has participated in art fairs all over Europe to feature its works. Stop on by to get a taste of what Barcelona’s top artists are producing and featuring at the gallery. AddressCarrer de Consell de Cent, 347

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About the author


Christine is a traveler, teacher, writer, and beach-lover, exploring Barcelona one tapa at a time!

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