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  • The altar frontal from the church of the old Hospital de la Santa Creu returns to the Art Nouveau Site after a process of restoration

    24.07.17

    The altar frontal from the church of the old Hospital de la Santa Creu returns to the Art Nouveau Site. It is a tapestry dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, made up of textile panels incorporated in different periods. The central element shows the Calvary, and the sides contain plant and grotesque motifs accompanied by the coat of arms of the Hospital de la Santa Creu. It contain velvet, embroidery using silks and metal threads, and trimmings.

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  • Summer comes to the gardens of the Art Nouveau Site with the fourth edition of the World Music cycle

    20.06.17

    Music returns to the gardens of the Art Nouveau Site with the fourth cycle of World Music concerts, every Thursday at 21:00, from 29 June to 27 July. The aim of the cycle is to bring the sounds of different places around the world to the city of Barcelona, with the leading thread that all the performers have a link with the city.

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  • The Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site obtains the Biosphere certification on Sustainable Tourism

    23.05.17

    According to this recognition, Sant Pau develops a responsible, environmentally sustainable, socially inclusive, accessible tourism model

    The Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site has obtained the Biosphere certification on Sustainable Tourism, once the audit conducted by the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) was passed. This award was created in 1995 by the ITR, under the auspices of UNESCO in response to the signing of the World Charter for Sustainable Tourism.

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  • Europe Day at the Art Nouveau Site

    02.05.17

    Sunday, 7th May

    The Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site is ahead of the various celebrations taking place in different European cities on the occasion of Europe Day, which is on 9th May.

    Access will be free from 10.00 to 14.30, and commemorative activities will be concentrated in the gardens. From 11.30 to 13.00, a Sardana dance will be performed by the Parc de l'Escorxador neighbourhood Association and the Maricel cobla, which will interpret the Sardana entitled “Europe” at 12.00.

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  • New exhibition space in the Sant Salvador Pavilion

    09.02.17

    The Sant Salvador Pavilion, the last building to be restored at the Art Nouveau Site, houses Sant Pau’s new exhibition space.  

    The building’s two floors are used to differentiate the languages that explain two core themes: the history of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau since its origins (1401) and a tribute to its architect, Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It is a contemporary recreation of a dragon, a characteristic iconographic motif throughout history that was revisited by the Modernistes.

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