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Municipal Galleries

All over the city, there is a lot of art to see in the Municipal Galleries, all with free entry. If you already know the galleries, this is a good time to revisit them. If you don't know them yet, it's time to discover them. until 7 July Manuel Zimbro – secret history of aviation and other meteorites Quadrum Gallery (Palace […]

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Contest of Thrones and Figures of Santo António

The AARL – Association of Artisans of the Lisbon Region presents the Contest of Thrones and Figures of Santo António, inviting artisans, schools and other interested parties to participate in the event, which preserves the popular and cultural memory and which brings together so many appreciators.

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The Procession of Santo António in Lisbon

Since the 18th century, the procession of Santo António has been held on June 13 in Lisbon, marking the calendar of the city's festivities. A genuine demonstration of faith and devotion that the people of Lisbon have for their fellow countryman, the procession currently travels through the historic neighborhood of Alfama, which they join […]

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Santo António – Art Circle

In Portugal, especially in Lisbon, where he was born as Fernando de Bulhões, the cult has long since reached greater dimensions. “A Arte da Terra”, as a space dedicated to Portuguese culture, once again addresses the cult and its influences, at the 18th Exhibition on Santo António, bringing together works from more than fifty […]

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Thrones of Santo António – Street exhibition

Once again the Museum of Lisbon – Santo António challenges all Lisboners to assemble their throne of Santo António, transforming the city into a large exhibition hall. Returning to the tradition of the thrones of Santo António, the Museum provides the population with throne structures for them to decorate and place on the street […]

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The Sound of Saudade – The Portuguese Sitar

An instrument with a particular sound and unique expressive resources that allow it to interpret repertoires from musical areas as different as Fado, Ancient Music, World Music or Jazz, the Portuguese guitar is the protagonist of this exhibition, which brings together more than 50 instruments from collections public and private, namely from the Pedro Caldeira collection […]

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Are You a Tourist

What is it to be a tourist? Can we all be tourists? Is a tourist always a tourist? Can we be tourists in our cities? This exhibition invites us to look at tourists and their practices but, at the same time, at other migrants and residents, paying attention to our daily or exceptional encounters. Just, for that, […]

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As Lisboas do NS

Original drawings, editorial illustrations and various objects for – and about – the city of Lisbon created by the imagination of illustrator Nuno Saraiva over the last 10 years. Opening: June 19, 6pm

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100% sardine

Get the right dose of inspiration and talent. Choose the theme of a recent soundbyte or a usual picture. And that, in the end, that 1% of luck (fingers crossed) appears that gives shape to yet another 100% original sardine. All in all, the formula is uncertain but the silhouette is magical. The 100% exposure […]

April in Lisbon
Installation Carnations as Bullets

An installation at the entrance to the Museum, with hanging carnations made by the women of Campo Maior and plastic design by Ambrósio.

April in Lisbon
Manuel Brito's Photography Exhibition

Manuel Brito's photography exhibition on the MFA's Cultural Dynamization Campaign – Guarda and Norte Nordeste Operations. From April 17th to May 30th. Opening: April 17, Wednesday, 11 am 4th Floor of the Aljube Museum

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Vicente'18

At its eighth edition, the VICENTE project closes a programming cycle that since 2011 has sought to reinvent and explore the public's relationship with the figure and the myths surrounding São Vicente, patron saint of Lisbon. VICENTE'18 is built under the motto Lisbon, anchor of the infinite and takes you inside the Ermida N. Srª da […]

Lisbon on the street
You are not here

“Places have a spirit. But time does not allow them to remain the same forever. In this piece of Lisbon, anything in hectares (340) like the extension that goes from Terreiro do Paço to Entrecampos, ways of building, ways of letting go, have died, part of a century. Peace to your mud. […]

April in Lisbon
Discovering the Roman Theater

Small exhibition about Manuel Caetano de Sousa, the architect who discovered the Roman theater in April 1798. His name was forgotten for a long time, being replaced by the figure of the Italian architect Francisco Xavier Fabri. Only recently has the discovery of new documents in the Royal Library in Rio de Janeiro allowed us to recognize the true importance of Manuel Caetano de Sousa, as well as to prove that he was the […]

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The wonderful world of mechanical music

A journey through the sounds of Fado in the universe of mechanical music instruments, from the collection of Luís Cangueiro. The Fado Museum is invaded by music boxes, automatons, organs, musical tables, pianolas, phonographs and gramophones, from the surprising collection of the Museum of Mechanical Music. Daily guided tours with listening to the talking machines.

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On the steps of Santo António, A Journey by Gonçalo Cadilhe

After the book and the documentary, Gonçalo Cadilhe brings us photographs of the trip he made, following the route of Santo António through countries such as Morocco, Spain, Italy or France.

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Saint Anthony procession in Lisbon

Exhibition dedicated to the procession of Santo António that takes place every year on June 13th and which marks the calendar of festivities in Lisbon since the 18th century. A genuine demonstration of faith and devotion, the procession currently travels through the historic neighborhood of Alfama. The exhibition presents for the first time the representation of the procession […]

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Multiple Artistic Visions of a Single Cult

“A Arte da Terra” set the tone: discover new inspirations about the cult of Santo António. The result can be seen during the month of June, bringing together guest artists and new authors in “Multiple Artistic Visions of a Single Cult”.

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Valentine's Garden: The Art of Marriage in Mozambique

Popular weddings in Mozambique are a surprising ritual, always with great solemnity, an event of great importance for the family and guests. One of the most curious aspects of these weddings is the presence of the newlyweds in public gardens or on the beach to be photographed. All traditional poses are prepared with great care and no one should be left out of the portrait. António Leitão-Marques lived 5 years […]

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You are not here

Thanks to Expo 98, the eastern part of Lisbon, somewhere between abandonment and a stop in time, was reborn with the creation of Parque das Nações, city within city. Photographer Bruno Portela was a privileged witness of one of the biggest urban transformations in the country. Few are aware of what inhabited that one 20 years ago […]