ESPRONCEDA, Center for Art and Culture

General information

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

ESPRONCEDA, founded in 2013 in Barcelona, is an innovative center for Contemporary Arts, Education and Cultural diffusion.

It is a platform that promotes creative interactions at an international level between artists, curators, gallerists, collectors, media, cultural institutions and all art and culture lovers.

Espronceda offers artistic residencies for international artists and the opportunity to exhibit in Barcelona.
The Center also programs concerts, workshops, curated exhibitions, professional meetings from established international artists; a way to diffuse culture and promote education.

Espronceda, as an international center, cooperates with many entities and has already established agreements with ATP (Artists Pension Trust), Rufa University, Royal School of Arts, etc, who allows the development of such exchange; all creators, builders, contributors to a better tolerance and comprehension of each other´s cultures.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • multidisciplinary
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Partners

4 days maximum

Grants available

Free residency on open calls

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Cleaning
  • Exhibition
  • Donation of an Artwork
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Supplies
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
  • Woodworking Tools
  • Metal Working Tools
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Portugese
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By train

Estacion de Francia o de Sants

Metro: Navas L1

By plane

Aeropuerto El Prats, Barcelona

By car

Carrer d´Espronceda, 326, nave 4,5,10
08027, Barcelona, Spain

Nearest airport

El Prats

Contact information

ESPRONCEDA, Center for Art and Culture
Carrer d´Espronceda, 326, Nave 4-5
08027 Barcelona

Phone: +34 654474785

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