Art and Culture

House of Culture

The House of Culture of Sant Joan d’Alacant is located in the Carrer La Mar s/n, opposite the Plaza José Carreras, whose dependencies share the Culture Department and the Department of Youth This house has the versatility of the facilities highlighting its Auditorium «Antonio Gil» of 500 seats, in addition to having rooms for conferences and exhibitions. Theatrical works, musical auditions are also developed and it projects Shows and Festivals such as the Sant Joan d’Alacant Film Festival that in 2016, obtained the Certificate of Quality Short Film Festivals by the Association of the Short Film Industry (AIC).



Municipal Library

The Municipal Library of Sant Joan d’Alacant is located in the new building Municipal Cultural Center, on Avenida Rambla de la Libertad, 22, sharing space with the Municipal Archive. It was born in the seventies and has a collection of more than 40,000 documents. It has had several locations until its final relocation. La biblioteca es muy espaciosa, luminosa y actual. It occupies two floors of the building adding more than 1200 m2 of surface. It has a study room with capacity for 150 people. Last year 26,325 documents were loaned.

Municipal Archives

The documentary management, the custody and the service of the santjoaner documentary heritage are the lines that mark the action of the Municipal Archive of Sant Joan d’Alacant (AMSJA). For history lovers, whether researchers, professionals or passionate about learning about the past, AMSJA offers a space to approach documentation and its use as an enriching way of cultural entertainment. The archive shares building with the Municipal Library in the Cultural Center of Avenida Rambla de la Llibetad, 22.