The “Commerce and Schools” travelling exhibition comes to Sant Andreu

This coming 5 September sees “Commerce and Schools” coming to the Sant Andreu Civic Centre, a travelling exhibition of this cultural project, where students learn about the wealth of the city's established commercial network and its trades. The exhibition is on until 15 September

The official opening of the exhibition took place on 12 April at the Sala Moragues at El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria. The act served as a meeting point and celebration of the tenth anniversary of a successful programme, with some 33,900 children and young people from 150 schools taking part in the initiative to date and learning first-hand what happens behind the counter at 65 city shops.

Registration period opens

"Commerce and Schools" is a proposal launched by Barcelona City Council's Commerce and Consumer Affairs Department in collaboration with the Municipal Institute of Education. Its goal is to promote awareness of Barcelona's cultural, social and historical setting through neighbourhood and city commerce and educate people in critical and responsible consumption. The registration period for schools on this project, for the school year  2016-2017, is open until 14 October, via