1. Barcelona Flashback: a history kit in 100 objects
Casa Padellàs hosts the core exhibition of the MUHBA’s sites in a flexible, open and questioning proposal about the urban narratives of Barcelona:
A) Methodically! Examining witnesses, searching for forerunners, narrating events, contextualising and comparing with other case studies in urban history.
B) Twenty Centuries of Barcelona Life. The ages of the city: 1st-18th centuries (Roman colony; stopover fortress; county town on the frontier; royal capital and maritime trading centre; corporate guild city). Industrial modernisation; 18th-19th centuries. City of wonders and ‘Rose of Fire’, 1897-1929. The second metropolis, 1930-2007.
C) Exploring the City. Multi-scale snapshot of urban fabrics, landscapes and neighbourhoods. Temporary exhibition space.
D) The City through the Eyes of a Child. The laboratory venue for young and old alike in connection with MUHBA Oliva Artés.