CaixaForum Barcelona is a cultural center in BarcelonaCataloniaSpainMontjuïc hill. Located in a former Modernist textile factory designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, it is owned by the not-for-profit banking foundation “la Caixa”. After a restoration of the building, the art center opened its doors in 2002 and since then it hosts temporary art exhibitions and cultural events.

The center, has almost three acres of exhibition space, a media library, auditorium, classrooms and a restaurant. Visitors descend by escalator to the basement lobby, adorned by a Sol LeWitt mural, then rise again to the exhibition spaces on the ground floor, within the crenelated brickwork.

Address: Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona, Spain


Friday 10 AM–8 PM
Saturday 10 AM–8 PM
Sunday 10 AM–8 PM
Monday 10 AM–8 PM
Tuesday 10 AM–8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM–8 PM
(National Day of Spain)
10 AM–8 PM

Phone: +34 934 76 86 00
Established: 2002
Architect: Josep Puig i Cadafalch
Number of visitors: 691,312 (2022)

Prices start from 6 euro.

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