The organisation of the Culture Institute of Barcelona is based on a Governing Council. This higher body includes representatives of all political groups which form part of City Council, three professionally acclaimed figures from the field of culture and union representatives. This body approves the annual action plans and monitors the actions carried out by the Institute. The day-to-day management of the Institute is governed by a Management Committee, chaired by the Councillor for Culture , and on which the Managing Director of the Institute and the senior managers of the departments into which the Institute is organised are represented.


Grants for investment in creative spaces, bookshops and cinemas

The application period will be open from 22 June to 20 July.

Montserrat Roig

The event is open to everyone but is particularly suitable for publishers and literary agents.

Vil·la Joana

On the first day of June, authors will arrive at the MUHBA Vil·la Joana to prepare their projects.


The selected ones will be presented at an academic congress and at a series of sessions about best practices.