The legacy of a modern icon
brought together in a groundbreaking exhibition
‘David Bowie Is’ comes to Barcelona

From May 25th

Museu del Disseny de Barcelona

The world’s first retrospective of the pop and style icon DAVID BOWIE is NOW. More than 300 objects will be exhibited together for the first time: handwritten lyrics, costumes, photographs, films, videos and instruments of Bowie himself.

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Installation Shot of David Bowie is courtesy Duffy Archive & The David Bowie Archive (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London
DAVID BOWIE SEEN BY…

A tribute to the figure of David Bowie through a selection of pictures of his concerts taken by renowed Catalan photographers.

BOWIE CINEMA

A series of David Bowie’s Universe fiction and documentary movies will be screened at Museum of Design Auditorium in collaboration with the British Council and ETNIA Barcelona.

Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973. Photograph by Brian Duffy. Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive & The David Bowie Archive
BOWIE SYMPHONIC

One of the most awaited events of the season will be the “Bowie Symphonic” concert, to be held on July 13th at Sala Pau Casals of L’Auditori. The Barcelona Symphonic Orchestra and Nacional of Catalonia (OBC) will perform David Bowie’s last album “Blackstar”.

EXHIBITION OPENING PARTY

May 25th: Official Exhibition Opening Party at Razzmatazz 2 with live concerts and Dj sets.

BOWIE TALKS

Bowie Talks is a series of conferences, speeches and interviews about David Bowie that will be organized in cooperation with the UPF Barcelona School of Management, and will take place from May, 29th till July, 26th.

BOWIE LISTENING ROOM: CURATOR’S SESSIONS

In the curators’ sessions we will present, analyze and contextualize iconic records from Bowie, and then we will enjoy listening to them as in the former times: from the beginning to the end, directly from the vinyl record and in a room equipped with a great sound system.