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How do we handle our data? 01/02/2018

For years now we at the Barcelona Cultural Data Observatory have been collecting data on different cultural facilities of the city (museums, civic centres, the Art Factories network, etc.) and on various cultural activities (cultural festivals and city festivals). In the following document we explain how we carry out this task and what tools we use to process […]

Let’s take a look at the data on our museum public 01/12/2017

For the first time ever, experts of the public administrations and of the public and private museums have gone over these data together. On the past 29th November we started up the #GrupDeTreball of #PúblicsDelsMuseus – the Working Group on the Museum Public. Experts of the public administrations (Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona Provincial Council and […]

Mercè 2017 report and survey 17/11/2017

4 days of festival and almost 1.5 million participants. We present here the Attendance Report for La Mercè 2017, which contains full information, by spaces and types of activities, on the public who attended Barcelona’s annual city festival. This report also includes a summary of the results of the survey conducted on the public of […]

What is the public attending the Night of the Museums like? 06/11/2017

A survey conducted on the Night of the Museums provides a better knowledge about the people taking part in this initiative. For the year 2017 edition of the Night of the Museums, the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona commissioned a face-to-face survey aimed to provide information on various aspects of the public participating in this […]

Grec 2017 report 22/09/2017

Grec 2017 closed with an occupancy of 75% and 113,541 spectators at its 102 programmed shows. This was the first Grec festival to be directed by Cesc Casadesús and it was structured along two main lines: Grec Montjuïc was focused on national and international productions which were linked to the theme of the festival and […]

Profile of the visitors to the Barcelona museums. Survey 2016 26/07/2017

A study of the visiting public analyses the profile of the individual visitors to 16 museums in the city on the basis of 32,000 surveys. Once again this year, the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona has presented the results of the survey which it has been conducting on the visitors to the city’s museums for […]