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Arts Santa Monica

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Underrated - definitely worth a visit!

We feel this museum is underappreciated – despite being on La Rambla, at a prime spot, and free to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Mark J
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
An art center offering exhibitions with inventive scenography!

This is the prefect art center for a visit on a Sunday, when the ramblas are more quite. This old... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2015
Brussels, Belgium
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20 Aug 2017
“Another xxxxx world”
23 Jul 2017
“Brian Eno in an old convent”
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Not exactly green but a welcome sanctuary to compliment and enrich the Barcelona experience. The 2017 exhibition includes a lightforms/ soundforms installation by Brian Eno. Time to lay back and let the experience take you where it may; possibly to english landscapes but it might...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Historical building refurbished in order to be an arts venue. These days it hosts a Brins Eno exhibition, 77 Billion Paintings. The place is great, and Eno's installation too. It is worth more than one visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Antoni1954
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We feel this museum is underappreciated – despite being on La Rambla, at a prime spot, and free to enter, it was not at all crowded. The exhibits were thought-provoking and inspiring. The feature on Marseille, France in particular. You might think that, with this...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This is the prefect art center for a visit on a Sunday, when the ramblas are more quite. This old monastery is renovated into an contemporary art centre/space housing traveling exhibitions on all forms of art, mixed media, etc. Just recently we visited the very...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank DeerDuBois
Reviewed 3 May 2014

When you get to Barcelona go to a tourist info booth and ask for the current Arts trail Map. Start following this map being sure that you end at Santa Monica. Having been through so much history and culture both traditional and modern you find...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Located on the famous Rambla, this is a great space for contemporary art but also science and thought. I visited the "Pure Views" exhibition on contemporary Chinese art and it was a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Dorin B
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La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry
riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard,
and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La
Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll
past impressive human statues and artists while others
take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at
one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic
Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and
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