Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

European Heritage in Spain

  • European Heritage Label

    European Heritage Label

  • Palacio de los Virreyes (Palau del Lloctinent) building, Archives of the Crown of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte

    Palacio de los Virreyes (Palau del Lloctinent) building, Archives of the Crown of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte

  • Exhibition room in the Palacio de los Virreyes. Archives of the Crown of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte

    Exhibition room in the Palacio de los Virreyes. Archives of the Crown of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte

  
  


"The European Heritage label is awarded to sites, institutions or places which promote or have influenced the common history and culture of Europe in any way. Spain quite naturally has been featured on it. ..."

The European Heritage label is awarded to sites, institutions or places which promote or have influenced the common history and culture of Europe in any way. Spain quite naturally has been featured on it. Here are the Spanish sites that have been awarded the title and the reasons why they are so important for European citizens of past... and present.

The European Heritage list is a European Union initiative which aims to reveal the continent's cultural richness. It does so by highlighting those sites which have contributed over the years to the development of a common European identity and legacy, either from a historical, artistic or ideological perspective. These are places that undoubtedly deserve to be visited for many reasons. In Spain, the following sites can be found:

Archives of the Crown of Aragon (Barcelona)

Created in 1318 and considered the oldest living archive in Europe. There are two buildings which store important documents for the study of Spain and other Mediterranean countries’ history. At the Palacio de los Virreyes (or Palau del Lloctinent) headquarters, in Barcelona's popular Gothic Quarter, there is a permanent exhibition on the Archive and its contents. There is also the option of visiting the historical areas of the 16th century building that are open to the public or participating in activities and visiting the temporary exhibitions organised there.

Residencia de Estudiantes (Madrid)

Madrid's student residence was one of Europe’s liveliest and most open cultural centres during the inter-war period. Many famous figures have passed through its doors, including Federico García Lorca, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí and Severo Ochoa. Today it continues to be an internationally recognised forum for intellectual exchange and knowledge sharing, and welcomes artists and scientists from all over the world. Its busy calendar of activities includes conferences, roundtables, concerts, exhibitions and poetry recitals.

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