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Embedded Excursion to Marseille

Last weekend students taking the BUSP370 Brand Barcelona course visit the city of Marseille in France.  Known to the ancient… More

Sílvia Serra Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona

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Associate Director of Arcadia in Barcelona


Embedded Excursion to Marseille

Sílvia Serra March 6, 2018

Last weekend students taking the BUSP370 Brand Barcelona course visit the city of Marseille in France.  Known to the ancient Greeks and Romas as Massalia, Marseille was the most important trading center in the region and the main commercial port of the… More

Embedded Excursion to Zaragoza

Sílvia Serra February 19, 2018

Last Friday students taking the SPAN350 Spain Today course had the opportunity to visit Zaragoza, a city in the province of Aragon where they discover its gastronomy, history and culture. Founded as an outpost of the Roman Empire in 24 B.C., its original… More

Carnival at Arcadia! Get ready!

Sílvia Serra February 8, 2018

Between the 16th and early 17th centuries, Barcelona's Carnival was one of the tops in all of Europe – more for its wild reputation than for its roots in tradition – but all that disappeared under Franco. Seven years ago, Barcelona decided to bring back… More

Becoming artists!

Sílvia Serra February 7, 2018

A regular session of Painting and Drawing course in the Artist’s studio.  Students arrive, take an easel, the materials to draw or paint, and start or continue the proposed exercise. Almost always there’s soft music in the ambient, which helps to isolate… More

Cultural visit to Casa dels Entremesos

Sílvia Serra January 17, 2018

 The wealth of traditional Catalan folk culture is so extensive that the Coordinadora de Colles de Gegants i Bestiari de Ciutat Vella has created a specific centre of production and dissemination. This is the Casa dels Entremesos, a venture that provides… More

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