Barcelona, Palau Nacional
The Palau Nacional houses Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, which is a museum of Catalan visual art located in Barcelona. The Palau was built for the 1929 World's Fair and it was designed by architects Enric Català i Català and Pedro Cendoya Oscoz. The building was renovated by Gae Aulenti and Josep Benedito and opened in time for the summer Olympics in 1992.The museum opened in 1995, with the Romanesque art section. The Gothic art section was opened on 1997, while the Renaissance, Baroque, 19th century and 20th century collections opened on 2000. The official opening, with the building completely rehabilitated and all the collections in place, was in 2004.