There is nothing better for discovering Barcelona is a city full of light and colours than drawing it on grey paper. Ilustrated by Juan Linares.
Barcelona colors sobre gris
Memories of the lockdown
We’re Building a collective memory of the lockdown with a participatory documentary collection.
Sant Jordi at home
This year’s Sant Jordi will be different for all of us. For everybody’s safety, we’ll be spending 23 April at home.
The fascists’ aerial bombings
With images from the Filmoteca de Catalunya (Laya Films, 1938), we present this book that documents the most complete and exhaustive census of the bombardments over Barcelona during the Civil War.
'Barcelones' de Vázquez Montalbán, thirty years after
Presentation in the garden of Carrer Elisabets in the Raval district of the new edition of Barcelones, by Manuel Váz
New illustration at Sala Ciutat
Sala Ciutat is a bookshop that specialises in books about the city of Barcelona as well as a gallery for illustrators to display their work in the “Altell Il·lustrat”.
345 ways of living (in) Barcelona
Architectural spaces in Barcelona. Over 262,000 people have visited the first six editions of the 48h Open House BCN festival, now available in photos and videos.
Barcelona and literature, a relationship that has transformed society
Barcelona, ciutat de llibres relates the close relationship between the city and the literary world, and how books have helped create new public spaces.
The Sala Ciutat renews its image
Joan Negrescolor is the artist whose work is currently on display at the Altell Il·lustrat, a space where the city’s illustrators can exhibit their art and which is updated twice a year: for the Mercè and for Sant Jordi.
The city of a thousand symbols
This new book, Barcelona, ciutat simbòlica, published by Barcelona City Council, examines the city’s iconic monuments, images and streets.
A homage to eighteen forgotten poets
Poesia contracultura Barcelona is an illustrated anthology of eighteen poets from the 1970s and 80s, who are no longer living.
Let’s explore Barcelona!
For all the family! Thirty-five missions and riddles to be solved. Follow the routes, scan the QR codes and discover the secrets of Barcelona. Collect points as you go and earn your super explorer certificate!