Ferran Barenblit studied Art History at the Universitat de Barcelona (1991) and Museology at the New York University (1995). In September 2015, Barenblit was appointed new director of MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporary de Barcelona. From 2008 to 2015, he was the director of CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de la Comunidad de Madrid, where he developed an intense programme of exhibitions, public activities, education programmes and publications, and worked in close contact with its audiences. From 2002 to 2008 Barenblit was the director of the Centre d’Art Santa Mònica in Barcelona, a space dedicated to contemporary art, where he presented projects by national and international artists. In 1996–98 and 2000–1, Barenblit was the chief curator of Espai 13, at the Fundació Joan Miró. From 1994 to 1996, he worked as assistant curator at The New Museum, New York. He has lectured in universities and museums around the world.