Medialab-Prado is a program part of the Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism of the Madrid City Council. It is conceived as a citizen laboratory for the production, research and dissemination of cultural projects that explore collaborative forms of experimentation and learning that have emerged from digital networks. Medialab-Prado offers:
- A permanent spacefor information, consulting and encounters, attended by cultural mediators, who explain the nature of the space and connect different people and projects with each other.
- Open calls for the presentation of proposals and the participation in the development of collaborative projects.
- Activities program that comprises workshops, seminars and debates, as well as the meetings of different work groups, exhibitions, conferences and other events such as concerts and performances.
- A work atmosphere dedicated to the encounter, cooperation and exchange, where there is room for life and affects; and informality and closeness are appreciated. Medialab-Prado is a Program part of the Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism of the Madrid City Council.
Since April 2013 it is located in the Serrería Belga, one of the few industrial architecture buildings that survive in the city of Madrid. In this space workshops, open laboratories, meetings and lectures take place. The digital facade of 10x15 meters facing north towards Letras square features an interactive projects program.