Planning a visit to Barcelona during Easter?

15th, 16th and 17th: FREE classes

Join our FREE art courses

Every Easter, Metàfora offers an Open Day where future students and other curious souls can join the habitual classes for free. Visitors join the program along with the current students. This is an ideal opportunity to get to know the school, ask questions and hang out with some of the students.

This year, the Open Day is complemented by a two-day drawing course for artists interested in Tattoo and Body Art.

  • OPEN DAY - Sign Up Now!

    15th of April
    The open day is FREE, but we still need to know if you are joining us.
    You can join one or all of the activities.

  • Tattoo / Body Art - Sign Up Now!

    16th-17th of April
    This course is free for current and future students.
    40€ fee for non-Metàfora students, reimbursable if the students signs up for a Metàfora course within the following 12 months.

Monday

OPEN DAY


15th of April, 9’30-13’00:
The Void

The Void is a workshop of different hands-on sculptural techniques. Students work on small objects and explore volume and material.

15th of April, 14’00-16’30:
Drawing the Model

Life Drawing (with a nude model) is a typical art school activity. It is useful because it helps the students understand the translation of a 3-D figure to a flat surface, the paper.

15th of April, 17’00-18’30:
Introduction to Art Therapy

A talk for those interested in Art Therapy. A brief overview of the different collectives and ways of working of the art therapist.

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Visitors and current students can join one or all the activities for FREE.

Sign up here

Tuesday / Wednesday

Tattoo and Body Art


16th of April, 9’30-11’00:
History of Tattoo (talk)

For many thousands of years, the art of tattooing has been practiced around the world. Tattooing is used to represent culture, to convey messages, to mark the desired and undesired, and to adorn bodies with beautiful images.

16th of April, 11’30-16’30:
Styles in Tattoo (workshop)

In this class students play with different techniques and styles which are used within the world of tattoo art. We experiment with different tools and work both on paper and bodies (removable ink).


FREE for current and future students.
This two-day workshop has a 40€ fee for non-Metàfora students, reimbursable if the students signs up for a Metàfora course within the following 12 months.

Sign up here

Tuesday / Wednesday

Tattoo and Body Art


17th of April, 9’30-11’00:
Tattoo in Art (talk)

There are many examples of how tattooing has been used in contemporary art. In this talk we look into how this technique is used in art today and how many artists use it to make polemic statements in their discourse.

17th of April, 11’30-16’30:
Body Art (Workshop)

Body Art and tattoo are closely related. This workshop offers an insight into practices like performance, events and other practices between the 1970 and today. Students play with different techniques and styles.


FREE for current and future students.
This two-day workshop has a 40€ fee for non-Metàfora students, reimbursable if the students signs up for a Metàfora course within the following 12 months.

Sign up here