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.Plan to see Espais Volart and other attractions that appeal to you using our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.
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:
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.
Espais Volart Reviews
Excelentes exposiciones, nunca decepcionan. Bien presentadas, muy interesantes. Realmente es un gozo visitarlas. La de Lita Cabellut, extraordinaria. La de Mallol, fantástica more »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
Ubicado en unas antiguos locales del comercio textil, este céntrico espacio pertenece al mismo mecenas que Can Framis, y en él se ubican las exposiciones temporales. Visité una dedicada a Josep... more »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...
Great Rhodin exposition
"Lita Cabellut" It was the best exhibition recently. Can I expect the next exhibition?
Places to stay near Espais Volart
Plan your trip to Barcelona
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
See all ›
See all ›
Hidden gems in Barcelona
See all ›
Nearby attractions in Barcelona
Plans to Espais Volart by other users
60 days in Africa, Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Barcelona SEE PLAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 52 days in Barcelona BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Spain BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy