Participation in consortia and foundations


The majority of Barcelona's cultural facilities were civil society or City Council iniciatives and their construction was the result of investment by the various public administrations. Current funding and management of most cultural facilities is based on an agreement model, the consortium.
Each consortium include representatives, according to the ownership of each facility, as well as those of Barcelona City Council and other administrations.

Through the Culture Institut, Barcelona City Council takes part in the following consortia and foundations:

» The Auditori and Orquestra Consortium.
» The Palau de la Música Catalana Consortium and Foundation.
» Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. MNAC.
» Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. CCCB.
» Language Standardisation Consortium. CPNL.
» Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. MACBA.
» Barcelona Libraries Consortium.
» Reials Drassanes i Museu Marítim de Barcelona Consortium.
» Mercat de les Flors Consortium.
» Gran Teatre del Liceu Consortium and Foundation.
» Joan Miró Foundation.
» Antoni Tàpies Foundation.
» Teatre Lliure Foundation.
» Theatre Renovation and Facilities Plan Consortium.
» Consorci del Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
» Fundació Museu Picasso
» Fundació Muñoz Ramonet
» Fundació Biblioteca Pública Arús
» Fundació Joan Brossa

» Fundació Manifesta 15 Barcelona



Ten years observing Barcelona's cultural reality

26/06/2024 - 08:00 h

The Observatori de Dades Culturals de Barcelona celebrates its tenth year of life by making data on culture in the city available to everyone.

Convocatòries de subvencions per a inversions 2000x667 CAT

Four calls for applications for grants related to creative spaces, music halls, ICTs and athenaeums will be launched

26/06/2023 - 10:00 h

The deadline for submitting applications is from 27 June to 18 July at 3:00 pm.


Call for grants for cultural projects of a one-off nature

25/05/2023 - 08:00 h

The deadline for submitting applications is from 26th May to 16th June.


Urban art is expressed in Murs Oberts

30/03/2023 - 12:00 h

The programme begins with 14 interventions in 7 districts of the city.