​​Spain and France are very culturally rich countries, where you never stop marvelling at all its aspects and wonderful monuments, museums, and extraordinary houses... 
Today, we’ll tell you how you can discover several of the most important foundations in these countries. 
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Foundations in France

The Louis Vuitton Foundation

      A great diversity of exhibitions located in one of the most curious buildings in Paris - Photos from its Facebook page

The first thing that attracts the attention of this foundation is its futuristic building. It is a work of the famous architect Frank Gehry located in the middle of the Jardin d'Acclimatation. The mission since 2014 of this open space is to bring art and culture closer to everyone. To this end, it maintains an offer based on exhibitions of modern and contemporary art and on events such as concerts, shows and presentations.

The Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain

The Cartier Foundation focuses on contemporary art and encompasses all disciplines: painting, photography, design or sculpture. Its cultural offer combines exhibitions, as well as the so-called Nomadic Nights, an event that revolves around the performing arts. Located on Raspail Boulevard, it is hosting an interesting exhibition until next January entitled 'Trees', an exhibition in which art and nature go hand in hand.

Lafayette Anticipations

       A great space for culture and creativity - Images from its Facebook page

Lafayette Anticipations is a foundation driven by the iconic Lafayette Galleries. Since 2018, it has been presented as a multidisciplinary centre covering different fields, such as fashion, design and contemporary art. In addition to the spaces reserved for exhibitions and workshops, one of the most praised corners of Lafayette Anticipations is the café-restaurant Wild & the Moon, with gastronomic proposals 100% organic and vegan.

Foundations in Spain

The María Cristina Masaveu Peterson Foundation

An excellent opportunity for those who want to discover "Madrid Cutural" - images from its Facebook page

This cultural foundation, which has just opened its doors, is holding its first exhibition, the "Masaveu Collection, Spanish Painting of the 19th Century. From Goya to Modernism.” 
Its objective is to promote culture, education and scientific research.​

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation is a private foundation whose objective is to promote, encourage, disclose, defend and protect Dalí's artistic, cultural and intellectual work in Spain and throughout the world. During the visit, you will find many paintings, sketches and sculptures by this artist.

The Tàpies Foundation

A beautiful modernist building that houses a large collection of works by the famous painter - images from the Facebook page

The Tàpies Foundation was founded in 1984 by Antoni Tàpies himself, who wanted to create a museum as well as a centre for the study, conservation and promotion of culture. It is located in a magnificent modernist building by the architect Lluís Domènech i Muntaner from the late 19th century.

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