The Pope Smokes Dope
Our exhibition 'The Pope Smokes Dope' shows that the cannabis plant is a fundamental element of entire genres of music, and has served both a source of inspiration and for recreational purposes.
Temporary exhibition The Pope Smokes Dope The history of modern music and the use of marijuana are closely knit. The new temporary exhibition of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Barcelona takes its title from the album “The Pope Smokes Dope” (1972) by New York-based musician David Peel. This album, produced by John Lennon […]
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Through large collages, unique items from the Sensi Seeds archive and the museum collection, this special exhibition narrates the story of a company that has been at the pinnacle of the global cannabis world for decades.
Temporary exhibition Grow On Founded in 1985 by Ben Dronkers, Sensi Seeds grew to become the largest cannabis genetic seed bank in the world, enabling recreational and medicinal growers alike to get access to the highest quality of cannabis genetics. Through large collages, unique items from the Sensi Seeds archive and the museum collection, this special exhibit […]
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Palau Mornau: Making-of
A unique insight into the history and Modernista architecture of Palau Mornau, which houses our museum in Barcelona.
Temporary exhibition Palau Mornau: Making-of The history of Palau Mornau goes back to the 16th century, when the first stone was laid at Carrer Ample, the city’s most exclusive street at that time, equivalent to what today would be Passeig de Gràcia. Over the next 500 years, Palau Mornau witnessed a meeting between several conspirators […]
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To celebrate its first anniversary, the museum in Barcelona invited Los Extraterrestres, an ‘artistic movement from the future’ led by Sergio Mora, to adorn the museum’s gallery.
Temporary exhibition Smoke Signals From Pablo Picasso (for only a short time during his Blue Period) and Diego Rivera to Andy Warhol (“I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it”), many great artists have used cannabis to expand the mind, to assist the creative process and generate interesting works of art. Most […]
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Meet & Greet with Mr Nice
Prior to the Spanish premiere of the Mr. Nice biopic, the real Mr. Nice, Howard Marks, paid a visit to the museum in Barcelona for a meet and greet with his fans.
Meet & Greet Mr. Nice Prior to the Spanish premiere of the successful Mr. Nice biopic, the real Mr. Nice, Howard Marks, paid a visit to the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Barcelona on July 17th 2012 for a meet and greet with his fans, who were already queued up in front of the […]
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Cannabis Culture Awards 2012
During a festive ceremony on May 11th, the Cannabis Culture Awards 2012 were presented at the museum in Barcelona.
Barcelona 2012 Cannabis Culture Awards During a festive ceremony on May 11th, 2012, the Cannabis Culture Awards were conferred to Sir Richard Branson who accepted the prize on behalf of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. Other members of the Commission include former minister of Foreign Affairs Thorvald Stoltenberg, former UN commissioner for Human Rights […]
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