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Mosaiccos Tours

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Mosaiccos
Many come to Barcelona to see the colorful mosaics (trencadís) by famous architect Antoni Gaudí. Far fewer get to learn about the process and create their own works of mosaic art. That’s where Mosaiccos comes in; this studio offers hands-on workshops, as well as a shop selling unique gifts made from broken tile and glass.

The Basics
Designed for all ages, Mosaiccos’ classes and activities allow participants to learn the technique, choose a design, and then craft a handmade mosaic souvenir. Mosaic courses range in length from two hours to 16 hours (for advanced students), while children and families can sign up for a Gaudí Experience class or holiday-themed workshop. Those with a particular interest in Barcelona’s modernisme movement can combine a mosaic workshop with an architectural tour of the city. 

Things to Know Before You Go
  • A class at Mosaiccos is a popular activity for families and couples.
  • Most workshops last two hours and include all necessary materials.
  • Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. 
  • The workshop is wheelchair-accessible. 

How to Get There
Mosaiccos is located in the historic El Born district of Barcelona, within walking distance of much of the old city. The nearest metro station is Jaume I. 

When to Get There
Classes are available Monday to Saturday throughout the year, with shorter hours during the winter months (January to March). Be sure to book your workshop well in advance if you’re visiting during the summer high season (July and August).

What Is a Trencadís?
Trencadís, also known as shardware or pique assiette, is a form of mosaic art created by cementing together bits of broken chinaware and tile. The technique, a Gaudí hallmark, allows artists to cover curved and uneven surfaces, or even rounded shapes. It’s also an excellent way to recycle and reuse materials.
Address: Carrer dels Assaonadors, 10, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
Admission: Varies
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Experience Gaudi: Create Your Own Trencadis-Style Mosaic

Experience Gaudi: Create Your Own Trencadis-Style Mosaic

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Be inspired by Antoni Gaudí with a fun and family-friendly mosaic workshop in Barcelona. Discover the Art Nouveau mosaic technique of ‘trencadis’ that the famed architect pioneered, using shards of glass or ceramic and grouting to create a totally unique, abstract image. Learn where to see this distinctive art form all around Barcelona, and then create your own masterpiece like a mirror, photo frame or coaster. Harness your creative powers and take home a fantastic handmade memento of your Barcelona vacation!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.35
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$59.35

More than Gaudí: Modernism Tour and Mosaic Workshop

More than Gaudí: Modernism Tour and Mosaic Workshop

Barcelona is more than only Gaudí! Join this combined modernist walking tour & mosaic workshop. Get to know about architectural gems and create your own modernist mosaic - a great souvenir to take home with you! During the 1,5 hours walk we will make the connection from medieval Catalan history & legends to what inspired architects when designing their magnificent buildings at the turn of the 20th century. From fountains to stone bats – all have a story we want to tell you! After the walk you will discover details you have not noticed before. You will see the city with different eyes! The walk will lead us to Angelika´s workshop. You will learn the mosaic technique “Trencadís”. This technique - using materials such as shards of glass or ceramics - can be found on Catalan Modernism buildings. She will show you the basics & handling of tools for your first masterpiece in ceramics such as a frame, top of a box, heart or square. This will be a great memory to take home!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$85.46
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Mosaic class for children in Barcelona

Mosaic class for children in Barcelona

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Let kids play and discover their inner artist through mosaic making with this short class that lets little ones create colorful pieces they can take home. Kids of all skill and ability levels will learn to handle and set tiles in the colors of their choice into a box, picture frame, or coaster.
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  • 1 hour
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$30.12
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Feel like Gaudí: Barcelona Mosaic Workshop with Tour

Feel like Gaudí: Barcelona Mosaic Workshop with Tour

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Barcelona is rich with the works of Gaudí, Catalonia's most famous architect. But you can only fully appreciate his works if you have an understanding the history of modernism. This small-group walking tour ensures that you have a richer experience of Barcelona's most-loved architect by introducing you to important concepts. Afterward you will try your hand at creating your own masterpiece in a mosaic-making workshop.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.16
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$58.16
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Team building Barcelona: Create the logo of your company

Team building Barcelona: Create the logo of your company

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Team building Event for groups and companies: Create the logo of your company in Antoni Gaudís mosaic tecnique "El TRENCADIS" The price is for a group of 15 participants. Every workshop will be customized to meet the requirements of your company and/ or department. Sharing the experience of working together on a large mosaic piece such as a company logo will enhance group motivation, communication and collaboration in an original, creative and innovative way.  Awards:  Diploma accredited for Excellence "Mestre Artesà divulgatiu (Master craftsman diploma)  in the work and divulgation of this Art, awarded by the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya at the Palau de la Generalitat in Barcelona to the owner , Angelika Heinbach of MOSAICCOS.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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4-Hour Gaudi Mosaic Workshop in Barcelona

4-Hour Gaudi Mosaic Workshop in Barcelona

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Be inspired by famed architect Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona. This 4-hour mosaic workshop teaches you a technique known as Trencadis. This wonderful technique can be seen all around the city. You have the option to create shards of glass, ceramic and grouting. Create a unique and colorful piece of artwork to take home. Have fun on this creative outing with family or friends.
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  • 4 hours
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$114.60
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Mosaic class for families in Barcelona for 4 persons

Mosaic class for families in Barcelona for 4 persons

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Make your own Guadi-inspired mosaic with this Barcelona art class. The kid-friendly class was designed for two children ages three and up, plus two adults. Choose from a selection of designs like photo frames, boxes, or animals, and follow the guidance of an award-winning artist to choose your colors and make your design. Take it home after the class as a souvenir.
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  • 2 hours
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$229.19
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Mosaic classes in Barcelona 8 hours

Mosaic classes in Barcelona 8 hours

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Location: MOSAICCOS, calle Assaoanadors 10, Barcelona, closed to Museo Picasso. We give you a short introduction to the history and development of the mosaic art. The participants will be familiarized with the tools, cutting techniques and methods, to grout their artwork. This is a A-Z course of mosaic basics.   I am Angelika Heinbach, and I specialize in the art of mosaic, also enhancing creativity and communication as well as promoting the cultural tradition of millennial mosaic art and the "Trencadis" technique.  Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó, the president of the Generalitat de Catalunya, handed over me my diplome "Mestre artesà divulgatiu" (Master craftsman`s certificate) at the Palau de la Generalitat in Barcelona.
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  • 8 hours
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$154.30
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