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


2 M€ for grants in scientific research projects

 the period for submitting projects will open in the coming weeks and will remain open until September 13. In addition, an online information session will be held on 15 July from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to resolve any doubts that may arise, which can be followed via this link.The Barcelona City Council and "la Caixa" Foundation have allocated this amount for two extraordinary calls in 2021 and 2022.

Image of the first edition of the festival 42

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A session from the 'EN RESiDÈNCiA' program

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City Council and BIST

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