La Nit dels Museus (Museum Night) is an initiative promoted by the European Council in which more than 3000 museums from over 40 countries participate. Initially originated in France.
It has been held in Barcelona for 35 years and it is a great initiative to raise awareness on how important culture is for our society. Exhibitions, concerts, guided tours and workshops in a unique night in May where culture and science is brought to the doorstep of Barcelonians. Over 130,000 visitors (2013) in 62 spaces and museums across Barcelona and the metropolitan area.
WHEN?: eve (7pm-1am) of a saturday in mid May
Video: © Barcelona Cultura