Espais Volart, Barcelona

4.8
#52 of 105 in Museums in Barcelona
The Fundació Vila Casas, founded in 1986 by the pharmaceutical entrepreneur Antoni Vila Casas, is a private, non-profit making organisation which has the promotion of contemporary Catalan art as its main aim.


With five exhibition centres, all part of the Catalan architectural heritage, the foundation has become a platform for exhibiting the permanent collection and holding temporary shows of the artists featured in the collection.

The aims of the Fundació Vila Casas in the field of arts is the promotion of the work and the artistic careers of Catalan artists, meaning artists who live or work in Catalonia, by means of:


Exhibitions

Conferences

Donations

The awarding of prizes.

The promotion of collectors.

To provide museums and galleries for the exhibition of work by contemporary Catalan artists.Since 1998 the headquarters of the Fundació Vila Casas have been located on the first floor of the Modernist building Casa Felip, at Ausiàs Marc Street, number 20, Barcelona. Originally it was the residence of the Felip family, who commissioned the architect Telm Fernández to build it in 1901. Years later it was designated a site of local cultural heritage by the Barcelona city council.Presently the first floor housing the H.Q. of the Fundació Vila Casas is not open to the public, but it can be visited with the purchase of the catalogue of the Fundació Vila Casas.
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  • Excellent exhibitions, never disappoint. Well presented, very interesting. It's really a joy to visit them. The one of Lita Cabellut, extraordinary. The one in Mallol, fantastic
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  • Located in former textile shops, this central space belongs to the same patron as Can Framis, and in it are located temporary exhibitions. I visited a dedicated to Josep...
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  • Great Rhodin exposition
  • "Lita Cabellut" It was the best exhibition recently. Can I expect the next exhibition?

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