The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) organises and produces exhibitions, debates, festivals and concerts, progamme film cycles, courses and lectures, and encourages creation using new technologies and languages.

It promotes artistic research in fields such as multimedia, backs research into exhibition formats, exports its in-house productions to other national and international arts centres, musuems and institutions and generates debate, thought and reflection on the theme of the city and the public domain, as well as other issues of current affairs. The CCCB also complies materials that are available for public consultation, comprising of its inheritance, its holdings and archives of exhibtion formats, publications, digital archives, audiovisuals, and so on. It is a space open to groups of independent artists, creators and programmers, and to various bodies with which it is forged bonds over the years.