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Fundacion Francisco Godia

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Address: Diputacion, 250 | Diputacio 250, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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+34 932 72 31 80
10:00 - 20:00
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The Museum is located in the Casa Garriga Nogues, a remarkable modernist...

The Museum is located in the Casa Garriga Nogues, a remarkable modernist building by the arquitect Enric Sagnier. The Francisco Godia Foundation has a permanent selection if its collection in public display, his being one of the most important private collections in Spain, with works from medieval art to modern painting.

In fulfilling its mission to promote collecting, the Fransico Godia foundation presents temporary exhibitions, thereby giving visibility to private collections.

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Excellent temporary Renoir exhibition

This fundacion at the adress Diputacion 250 close to Placa Catalonya has changed its name to Fundacio MAPFRE. If you love the paintings of Renoir this is the place to visit until... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Gunnar G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This fundacion at the adress Diputacion 250 close to Placa Catalonya has changed its name to Fundacio MAPFRE. If you love the paintings of Renoir this is the place to visit until Jan 8th 2017. The exhibition is based on an extraordinary loan of about 60 paintings from Musee D'orsay/L'orangerie, among other Renoirs impressive masterpiece "Bal du Moulin de la... More 

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Weston, Florida
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

The Fundacio Francisco Godia is now the Fundacio Mapfre. It is in the same building with the same address.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Tried to visit the museum on August 17, 2015 and found it to be PERMANENTLY CLOSED!! The door still says "250" above it, but the sign with the museum name which once hung to the left side of the door has been hastily removed, leaving broken concrete behind. I peered through the window and saw a sign with the museum... More 

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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 2 November 2014

In a Moderniste mansion, an art work in itself, you will find a remarkable collection of art. The personal collection of Francisco Godia who loved fast cars and great art is a fabulous way to spend an uncrowded hour or 2. Great value too.

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Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

What a wonderful surprise this was! After a week of pushing, squirming and threading our way through other museums, churches and sights, at the time i visited with one friend, we were only three in the entire place - there was one other young woman visiting the collection. And what we saw took our breath away: amazingly well preserved Romanesque... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2014

Francisco Godia is one of Spain's greatest art collector. This modernist building features most of his vast collection. The artwork covers several centuries and is deeply seeped in Spain's cultural history and revolution. A must for art enthusiasts.

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

This charming modernist building shelters brilliant temporary exhibitions you can't miss if you like quality art In this quiet place you could find artists or collectors just beside you A must for art lovers and great excuse to have a break from shopping in the city center

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Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

This emblematic building is a must in barcelona. They have great exhibitions and the place is simply great. All the connoisseurs must go and visit it.

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Reviewed 13 October 2013

In an impresive modernist building, it is not La Pedrera but very much worth a visit! Very positively surprised to discover a cool deign shop inside!

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Reviewed 13 April 2013

The building has been superbly renovate a couple of years ago and is hosting a series of painting of Godia's collection (you like it or not, up to you) + temporary exhibition. Don't forget to go the terrace at the backside to have a typical view of the backside facade of all the building of the block.

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