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Museu Europeu d'Art Modern (MEAM) - European Modern Art

First-class collections of modern art from the 20th and 21st century - book here admission and concerts

If you are interested in stunning modern art then you should definitely include the MEAM - the Museu Europeu d'Art Modern - in your visit plan. The museum, housed in the beautifully renovated Palau Gomis, displays changing exhibitions and more than 1,700m² of space - first-class collections of 20th and 21st-century modern fine arts.

Highlights of Concerts at MEAM and Our Admission Tickets

  • Concert of talented artists in beautiful atmosphere
  • Admission to museum and a drink (classical concert)
  • Ticket with free time selection

Highlights Concerts at MEAM

  • Admission to the classical concert on Saturday evening or admission to the Blues, Swing and Related Styles concert on Friday evening at MEAM
  • Admission to the museum; we recommend to schedule about 1.5 hours before the concert
  • Drinks (only at classical concert)

Services Ticket MEAM

  • Admission to the museum MEAM, you can stay as long as you like during the opening hours
  • No time selection required

Opening Hours of the Museum

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00-20:00
  • Closed on Mondays
  • Closed: January 1 and December 25 and December 26

Times Concerts at MEAM

  • Blues, Swing and Related Styles Concert: Fridays at 18:00
  • Classical Concert: Saturdays at 18:00
  • No concerts on January 1 and December 25 and December 26

Programme Preview Concerts


Booking Information

  • Booking is easy: choose the product (classical or blues concert, admission to the museum), enter the desired number of tickets and choose the date you would like to book for
  • Please click on "Add to cart"
  • You will receive a booking confirmation by e-mail within 48 hours with the voucher, which is considered a ticket
  • If you book the admission without a concert, you will receive the voucher immediately after booking
  • Along with the booking confirmation you will receive detailed directions
  • If an event is fully booked, you will receive a message from us and your money will be refunded immediately

Cancellation Policy Concerts

  • You can cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before the event
  • Later cancellations, no shows or changes to the program will not be refunded

Cancellation Policy Admission

  • You can cancel the booked admission up to six weeks after the booking, provided that the voucher has not yet been redeemed, at the latest however until the 15th of January of the following year.

The Museum MEAM

The Museu Europeu d'Art Modern (MEAM) was newly opened in June 2011 in the lovingly restored Palau Gomis. Without a doubt, the Museum of Modern Art of Europe is one of the most successful new openings in Barcelona's diverse museum landscape.

The presentation of the collections of European modern art of the 20th and 21st centuries is unique: the more than 250 years of history that the venerable walls have experienced seem to be in contrast to the modern art it houses. Nevertheless, the presentation of the collections gives the impression that the old and the modern belong together here and form a unity, even a symbiosis.

MEAM does not exhibit abstract art. The museum and the exhibiting artists are attached to the figurative art movements. The range of the exhibited works is wide: it ranges from paintings, sculptures, photographs and drawings and the artists pick up on modern and current topics such as wars, social criticism and also religious topics.

The Foundation for the Promotion of Performing Arts

The MEAM is run by the Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes, a privately funded foundation. Their purpose is to promote the performing arts of the 20th and 21st centuries. The claim of the MEAM is the realization of a new and contemporary language, which does not deny traditions and dares to leap forward into the 21st century.

Part of the special concept of the private foundation is that the artists support the museum and have room for their works. The background to this are the consequences of the economic and financial crisis, which made the financial benefits scarce.

Surroundings of MEAM

The Building

The narrow alleyway in which the Renaissance building is located seems to pass seamlessly into the approximately 10-metres-high and elegant entrance hall of the house. From there, a noble staircase leads to the first floor of the exhibition space in the Belle Etage of the house.

This first exhibition, "Modern Art of the XXI. Century", presented at the MEAM on three floors, shows photorealistic paintings and remarkable sculptures. It pays homage to all those artists who have come to work for the museum and now hope that their work will continue and will be recognized in the world. We are sure that they will succeed!

You will find the MEAM in Carrer Barra de Ferro, 5, a few steps from the Picasso Museum in the district El Borne. On the ground floor there is a café and a small museum shop offering merchandising items with motifs from the exhibition.

Why the MEAM is Worth Visiting

The Museu Europeu d'Art Modern is definitely worth a visit, even for people who are less inclined to modern art. The building has a very wonderful atmosphere, which is transmitted to the visitors: the art is presented in a modern way, but the building is hundreds of years old and has a venerable aura of tranquility and beauty. The art itself is impressive: looking at the works shown in the permanent exhibition one could assume that these are photos. But they are all paintings - photorealism, as you can not see it otherwise.

The concerts are a wonderful evening event with young and talented artists. The concert price includes admission to the museum, it is worth it to arrive about 1.5 hours before the concert in order to have some time for looking around.

Classical Concerts at MEAM

The classical concerts at MEAM start at 18:00 on Saturdays.

Live Classic Concert at MEAM

Blues-, Swing- and Related Style Concerts at MEAM

The Blues-, Swing- and related style concerts at MEAM take place on Fridays at 18:00.

Blues, Swing and related style concerts at MEAM


The Damned Hellbillies at MEAM (Friday's Blues)

Book the admission to MEAM

Book the admission to MEAM

  • Voucher for the admission by e-mail
  • No prior time selection required
Please enter the desired amound of tickets and click on "Add to cart". You will receive the voucher for the admission immediately via e-mail.
2019 - Admission Museu Europeu d'Art Modern (MEAM) Desired quantity
Adults 9.00€
Seniors 65+, disabled persons 7.00€
Students 7.00€
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(incl. 0.00 € one time fee)
Our partner: Fundació Privada de les Arts i els Artistes (MEAM), 08003 Barcelona, Princesa, 16,2,2

Important information

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Barra de Ferro, 5
Phone: +34 934 186 891

Metro: Jaume I. (L4)
Bus Turístic: Pla de Palau
Parking nearby

The concerts in MEAM

Every Friday and Saturday, you can see the MEAM concerts with young and extremely talented artists: Fridays blues concerts and Saturday classical music concerts, each at 18:00. The ticket price includes admission to the museum.

You should plan about 1.5 hours to visit the museum.

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