Lleida

Spain



Address:
Pl. de la Panera, 2

25002
Phone: 0034 973 262 185
Website: www.lapanera.cat

Centre D'Art La Panera

The Art Centre of La Panera is a site for the production, presentation and experience of the visual arts in our country, and aims to serve as an instrument for building bridges between visual creative work and creative work produced within other areas of culture. At the same time, by means of the exhibitions and activities put on there, it aspires to be a centre of reflection, to link the visual arts with the many problems and questions generated by our society.

The exhibitions programme includes individual projects of great importance, such as those presented by Alicia Framis, Cabello/Carceller and Antoni Abad, as well as thematic exhibitions addressing the crucial issues of our times. Such exhibitions draw the centre to state its position regarding the controversies they generate. In addition, the presentation of the Leandre Crist�fol Art Biennial, an exhibition running since 1997, manages to bring together a significant collection of Spanish contemporary art, from which several presentations have emerged, both in the centre and in other artistic institutions.

The Panera building was erected during the 12th and 13th centuries, in the era of the Consulate, one of the most prosperous periods for Lleida�s economy in medieval times. The building was originally called El Almod� (the corn exchange) and was the city�s trading house and centre for all manner of transactions in cereals, oil, grapes, etc. Its medieval construction is preserved in the colonnade of twenty-one stone columns of 5.7 metres in height.

In 1606 the corn exchange was acquired by the canonry of the cathedral, when an upper floor was erected upon the colu... [ Read all ]


Exhibitions

MEDITERR�NEO(S)
18th October 2007 to 20th January 2008

Fundaci�n 30Km/s
18th October 2007 to 20th January 2008


Previous Exhibitions

Abigail Lazkoz. Desastres naturales
5th July to 30th September 2007

Building Societies / Construyendo sociedades
5th July to 30th September 2007

Los límites de la naturaleza
5th July to 30th September 2007

Pósters
5th July to 30th September 2007

Jordi Bernadó
20th April to 24th June 2007

+ Insectes
5th July to 30th September 2007

Jordi Bernadó. Publicaciones
20th April to 24th June 2007

Colección de Arte Contemporáneo 3 del Ayuntamiento de Lleida
24th January to 1st April 2007

Ladies & Gentlemen…
5th July to 30th September 2007

Presentación Colección Impasse
24th January to 1st April 2007

Glaskultur. ¿Qué pasó con la trasparéncia?
10th October 2006 to 7th January 2007

Cru
10th October 2006 to 7th January 2007


Exhibitions (10)

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Forthcoming exhibitions

Beautiful People
7th February to 13th April 2008

Marina N��ez
7th February to 13th April 2008

Biblioteca Marina N��ez
7th February to 13th April 2008

6� Bienal de Arte Leandre Crist�fol
29th April to 29th June 2008




Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 20:00
Saturday 11:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 20:00
Sunday and Public Holidays 11:00 to 14:00
Closed on Mondays


Getting there

Pl. de la Panera, 2
25002 Lleida
SPAIN

Tel: (+34) 973 262 185
E-mail: lapanera@paeria.cat


Facilities

GUIDED VISITS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Saturdays at 12:00 and 18:00
Sundays at 12:00

DOCUMENTATION CENTRE
The Documentation Centre provides the public with a contemporary art library. It offers free admission and encompasses 2,000 volumes, including monographs, exhibition catalogues, periodicals, news articles, audio and audiovisual material, a collection of books by artists, as well as special publications.
Its services are aimed at teachers, students, artists, researchers, museum staff, professionals of the art world and any user interested in the creative work of contemporary art.
The collection grows daily with new acquisitions, benefiting from exchanges between the centre and museums and institutions of contemporary art worldwide.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm and 4 to 8 pm
Sunday and Public Holidays: 10 am to 2 pm
Closed on Mondays


Museum internal and external photos (1)

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Education

The Education Service at La Panera provides teaching programmes and activities with the aim of bringing different contemporary artistic practices to a wider audience. The implementation of specific educational projects for each exhibition and for different age groups are initiatives accompanied by a range of resources and services to complement education in art and culture, with the intention of meeting each visitor�s demands and individual needs.

Please contact Helena Ayuso or Roser Sanju�n on (+34) 973 262 185/ educaciolapanera@paeria.cat


Membership

�The Friends of La Panera� is an association made up of people wishing to enjoy a more direct relationship with the centre and with contemporary art. The advantages of being a �Friend of La Panera� include regular newsletters detailing all the centre�s activities as well as organised visits, cultural activities and trips, all provided exclusively for members.

Membership is free. To become a friend please fill out the online form and return it to the centre by e-mail, fax or regular post:
Pl. de la Panera, 2
25002 L�rida
SPAIN
Tel: (+34) 973 262 185/ amicslapanera@paeria.cat

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