The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, also known by its acronym MACBA, is dedicated to the exhibition of contemporary art and cultural practices. It is located in the Raval district of the city of Barcelona, very close to the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona. It was declared a museum of national interest by the Generalitat de Catalunya. Since 2015 it has been directed by Ferran Barenblit.
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA) opened its doors on November 28, 1995. The installation of the museum in Plaça dels Àngels, in the Raval, meant an urban change in the area and a pole of tourist attraction that until then the neighborhood with more tradition and history had not experienced. Over the last 25 years, the museum has been an attraction for the location of other art centers, such as the Center for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona, and universities, such as the UB and Blanquerna, and it has ended. becoming one of the important cultural poles of the city.