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Performing arts and music

Auditori Barradas

The Barradas Auditorium is the city’s space that hosts the professional season of small and medium format music. The Auditorium’s programming incorporates involves supporting local production and other emerging proposals.

RB Just Oliveras 56

+34934032930

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Escola Municipal de Música - Centre de les Arts

The Municipal School of Music-Centre of the Arts is a new model of public artistic education, aiming for a space where artistic training, creation, practice and the diffusion interact in the region.

AV Vilanova 32

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Teatre Joventut

The Teatre Joventut is the municipal space that hosts the professional season of theatre, music and dance as well as other performing arts activities. It has two specialised rooms according to the content and format of the shows scheduled.

C. Joventut 10

+34934036990

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Heritage

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Museu of L'Hospitalet - Casa Espanya

Casa Espanya is the permanent headquarters of the Museum of L’Hospitalet, dedicated mainly to the history of the city, together with Harmonia, dedicated to the art of the collection of the Museum of L’Hospitalet and Can Riera, specialised in historical and democratic memory.

Casa Espanya hosts the permanent exhibitions “L’Hospitalet, one place, one history” and “L’Hospitalet and democratic memory”.

 

C. Joan Pallarès 38

+34934036110

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Museum of L'Hospitalet - L'Harmonia

L’Harmonia is the permanent headquarters of the city’s municipal art collection, which is part of the collection of the Museum of L’Hospitalet, together with Casa Espanya, dedicated mainly to history and Can Riera, which specialises in historical and democratic memory.

The presence of these three buildings on Carrer Xipreret makes this street the central hub for the dissemination of local heritage in the city.

PL Josep Bordonau i Balaguer 6

+34933381396

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Cultural activities

Fundació Arranz-Bravo 

The Arranz-Bravo Foundation is a space of contemporary art in L’Hospitalet that has the double objective of disseminating the art of the painter Eduard Arranz-Bravo (Barcelona, 1941) and promoting young contemporary creation.

AV Josep Tarradellas i Joan 44

+34932600268

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Tecla Sala Art Centre

Guided tours of the old Tecla Sala factory, today a cultural centre that houses the Art Centre, the Central Library, the TPK – Art and Contemporary Thought, the L’Hospitalet Study Centre (CEL’H) and the Arranz-Bravo Foundation. Prior reservation: cultura.museu@lh.cat
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French.

AV Josep Tarradellas i Joan 44

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Visual arts and/or exhibitions

  • Barrina Tower. Social Innovation Experiences.

    The Barrina Tower is the engine of the city’s social innovation, in addition to being the municipal multimedia creation centre of L’Hospitalet. It is an open and inclusive space that promotes and accompanies the evolution of any citizen project that, through experimentation, creativity and technology, aims to have a greater social impact. It is an extraordinary facility that seeks to promote processes of citizen innovation that become part of the cultural, social and economic ecosystem of the city.

  • Bellvitge Library

    Bellvitge Library is the library of the Bellvitge and El Gornal districts.

  • Bellvitge-Gornal Cultural Centre 

    The Bellvitge Gornal Cultural Centre is a cultural facility in District VI, which aims to teach about new technologies, arts, health and leisure. Various projects related to music, theatre, dance, image, literature and the visual arts also take place here.

  • Can Sumarro Library

    Located in an old 16th century farmhouse and surrounded by gardens, Can Sumarro offers its services in District I of the city.

    A reference point for cultural and leisure life in the centre of L’Hospitalet with two different buildings, the old farmhouse and the barn, where the spaces for adults and children are now located.

    Highlights include its collection specialising in Spanish cinema and the activity cycles it schedules abroad.

  • Collblanc-La Torrassa Cultural Centre

    The Collblanc-La Torrassa Cultural Centre is a municipal socio-cultural facility. Its objectives are the formation, dissemination and creation of experiences in the framework of the performing and plastic arts, as well as the social relationship and dialogue with citizens. Live music, the transfer of spaces to resident entities and companies, workshops and courses from the Knowledge Exchange Network, and street activity are the most characteristic elements of this facility.

  • Josep Janés Library

    The Josep Janés Library is the library of the Collblanc-La Torrassa district.

  • La Bòbila Library

    The La Bòbila Library is part of the L’Hospitalet de Llobregat Municipal Library Network and is located in Plaça de la Bòbila.

  • La Bòbila Cultural Centre

    The La Bòbila Cultural Centre is a local municipal centre for the cultural revitalization of the territory through a diverse cultural programme, supporting organisations and participating in the festive activities of the territory.

  • La Florida - Ana Díaz Rico Municipal Centre

    The La Florida - Ana Diaz Rico Municipal Centre opened on 19 January 2013. It is named after the historic neighbour who was a member of the Neighbourhood Association. A great diversity of cultural activities are carried out at this facility, promoted by the local administration itself, the institutions of the region and the neighbours.

    Located at the foot of the square, it becomes a local service. The facility consists of four rooms for activities, as well as a soundproof room for music. Some of the regular activities that are carried out: computer courses, literacy courses, flamenco guitar workshop, craft workshops, film cycles, movement and body awareness activities, conversation in Catalan, publishing laboratory, community radio workshop, music residences, family space. There are also occasional activities such as talks, district councils, and popular celebrations (carnivals, neighbourhood parties).

  • La Florida Library

    The La Florida library is a local library that is part of the L’Hospitalet Libraries and the Barcelona Provincial Council Municipal Library Network.
    It serves the neighbourhoods of La Florida and Les Planes. It was inaugurated after being remodelled on 23 April 2001 and is located above a nursing home.

    The surface of the library, on one floor, is distributed in four different spaces: an access area, an adult room and a children’s room.

    Our mission is to welcome all people with equal access, in order to create and consolidate reading habits, encourage self-learning and lifelong learning through our funds, give possibilities for creative development , foster intercultural dialogue, foster cultural diversity, and support literacy programmes and activities.

  • Plaça Europa Library

    The Plaça Europa Library is the latest library to join L’Hospitalet Libraries, opened in May 2010.

    The library, designed by the architect Eduard Calafell, is located in a new building between the neighbourhoods of Santa Eulàlia and El Gornal, and is named after its location: Plaça d’Europa.

    The library becomes part of the cultural, social and commercial fabric of the area, consisting of schools, entities, shopping centres, offices and new homes.

    The Plaça d’Europa Library coexists in the same building with a nursery (“La casa dels contes”) and a service centre for institutions.

    The spaces are distributed on a single floor of 963 m2, as well as a small garden.

    The lobby, loan area, adult section and the internet service are distributed in an open space, while the children’s section and the multimedia room are isolated from the other areas.

  • Sanfeliu Cultural Centre

    The Sanfeliu Cultural Centre is a multi-purpose cultural facility, owned by the municipality, attached to the council of District 1, whose general objective is the cultural revitalization of the territory. It offers a wide range of training and dissemination proposals in different areas: visual arts and performance, music, improvement of quality of life, etc.

    The centre includes the initiatives launched by the team itself, suggested or carried out by the various entities in the neighbourhood, becoming a living space of cultural activity open to the public.

  • Sant Josep Cultural Centre

    The Sant Josep Cultural Centre is a municipal facility, attached to District 1, whose general objective is the cultural revitalization of the territory. This objective can be specified in three main lines of work: to offer a basic cultural programme, suitable for needs of the environment and offset by civil society initiatives, both training and dissemination, and support for creation; to support the entities in the development of their cultural activities and to participate in local festivities.

  • Santa Eulàlia Cultural Centre

    The Santa Eulàlia Cultural Centre is the heir of the old Aula de Cultura in Santa Eulàlia and is attached to the council of District III, whose general objective is to revitalize the culture of the region.

    It offers a wide range of training and dissemination proposals in different areas: visual and performing arts, music, improving quality of life, etc.

    The centre includes the initiatives launched by the team itself, suggested or carried out by the various entities in the neighbourhood, becoming a living space of cultural activity open to the public.

  • Tecla Sala Central Library

    The doors of the Tecla Sala library were opened to the public for the first time on 17 December 2000, in the building of the old Tecla Sala yarn factory. It is interesting for the unique building it is housed in as well as for its collection:

    The Tecla Sala Central Library is the public library with the largest specialised collection of current and old comics in Spain. The donation of the private collection of Pascual Giner has been maintained for years with numerous contributions from around the province, exceeding 30,000 copies.

    Furthermore, the Blues Collection was created in 2006, in collaboration with the Barcelona Blues Society. It has been named a blues library by the European Blues Union due to its diverse activity with concerts, book presentations, exhibitions, etc. promoting black music, its roots, and the social origins of blues music. Currently, its Blues Collection exceeds 6,000 copies.

    In addition, the spirit of a public library is maintained with a clear vocation to promote reading in the immediate environment: the city of L’Hospitalet. It recognises creative talent and promotes local authors by holding a biannual meeting during the Book Festival on St George’s Day. The library also maintains a unique collection of books on the history of the city published over the years, both about the city and its people.

    The Tecla Sala library thus becomes a welcoming and unique space for visitors and tourists who want to enjoy popular culture and get to know the city a little better through its books.

  • Tecla Sala Metropolitan Cultural Centre

    Guided tours of the old Tecla Sala factory, today a cultural centre that houses the Art Centre, the Central Library, the TPK – Art and Contemporary Thought, the L’Hospitalet Study Centre (CEL’H) and the Arranz-Bravo Foundation. Prior reservation: cultura.museu@l-h.cat.

    Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French.

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