Barcelona celebrates the 12th edition of Museums Night on May 18, the event will start on 7pm until 1am, coinciding with the International Museum Day! This year’s Museums Night sees 84 museums and other venues all over Barcelona and its neighboring towns such as Badalona, Cornellà, Esplugues, L’Hospitalet, Sant Adrià, Santa Coloma and Sant Joan Despí, making it the most metropolitan edition of this night-time event. If you are planning to come to Barcelona, get the most unique experience with BE Apartment in the best luxury apartments in Barcelona and other cities, for your security, pleasure and comfort.
Museums Night in Barcelona lasts for 6 hours and besides giving you a chance to visit temporary and permanent collections for free, you can take part in various activities, guided tours, workshops, concerts, dance and theatre displays, video installations and storytelling. Starting at 7 pm there’s free admission to all participating museums, and as night falls many of them will be offering musical performances to celebrate the Museums Night. For instance, Montjuïc Castle will be offering concerts every hour from 8 pm onwards. At El Born CCM there’s a rhapsody and dance show entitled “La taverna del Born, Marcel Casellas i convidats” at 9 pm and at 11 pm, while 5 concerts at the Museu Marítim include performances by the Escola de Músics and JPC del Raval and the Cor Drassanes. At the MNAC there are concerts by the Marxing Band (from the Taller de Músics) and by Monique Makon, while the Fabra i Coats creation factory will be offering Luis Tabuenca’s opera Hor at 10 pm.
Besides music, there are tens of other different activities for the Museums Night, such as guided visits at many museums; fo example the Poetry Slam Barcelona recital contest at the CCCB at 9 pm and 11 pm, music by Christian Marclay at the MACBA at 7 pm and 11 pm, and brief performances by students from the Institut del Teatre at the institute itself from 10 pm onwards. Do not miss this opportunity to enjoy Barcelona and get to know the city better with BE Apartment. If you´re visitng the city, take a look at our luxury apartments that we have throughout the city.