This latest edition of Tallers Oberts ('Open Workshops') gives you three days to discover the spaces where Barcelona's artists, designers, creators and craftspeople work using processes that are over a century old.
Some of these spaces offer activity sessions to the public (you have to sign up in advance, and most are not free). For example, you can visit Miriam Cernuda's ceramics space in the Sant Pere neighbourhood, where you can get your hands on some clay (Sat, noon & 5pm); do stamping and silk-screening at Dinamo Estudio in the Fábrica Lehmann (Sat, 11am); explore accessory making at Andrea Viêntëc (Fri, 11am); learn about creating with concrete with Michael Roschach (Sat, 7pm); and make wooden tops with Made by Os (Sat, 10am, 11am & noon), among others.
In addition to the workshops, you'll also come across artists who open the doors to their studios and show them off (or you can just spy on them as they work). Check out Felix Lozal's workshop, where he makes lights with corrugated cardboard; the lovely textile workshop that is Teranyina, in C/Notariat; printers L'Automàtica; conceptual jewellery from Berta Sumpsi; artist workshops in the Edificio Freixas de L'Hospitalet; the Indianas workshop in Poblenou, where they also open La Escocesa and the space where designers Cristina Noguer and Jordi Canudas work; Cristina Bas's workshop, and more.