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Save the Sardine!

June is the month of basils, arraiais and the Festas de Lisboa. But June is also the month of sardines. The ones that drip on the bread and the ones that shine on the paper. For the eighth consecutive year, we launched the challenge of filling the popular sardine silhouette to the seven seas. Of the 3,726 proposals received from all over the world, the best ones are now on display at the Millennium Gallery under […]

April in Lisbon
José Dias Coelho – Revolutionary Militant Artist

José Dias Coelho, plastic artist and clandestine PCP employee, was 38 years old when, in 1961, a PIDE brigade shot him dead in the old Rua da Creche, which today bears his name, in Alcântara. A short life, from an early age marked by two traits that would define his personality: a rare […]

April in Lisbon
Gaza Girls: Growing up in the Gaza Strip

Gaza Girls: Growing Up in the Gaza Strip is a photography exhibition built in public space by photojournalist Monique Jaques that offers a perspective on the lives of young women growing up and they reach adulthood in the convulsed territory of the Middle East. THE […]

Lisbon on the street
4th Old Car Stop in the City of Lisbon

For a few hours, Avenida da Liberdade takes a trip back in time through the last century, thanks to the 4th Parade of Antique Cars in the City of Lisbon. There are more than 200 old cars, starting with cars from the 1910s and 1920s, each decade being represented by several copies, all of them belonging to private collectors. […]

Lisbon on the street
Vicente'17 do Silêncio dos Corvos, Animal Vicente

6 pm Opening and book launch 7 pm Vicente Branco Performance Vicente Branco is 17 years old. She has been dancing for five as a self-taught person and for two professionally, and she is currently studying at Balleteatro do Porto. Practice Ballet, Contemporary, Popping, Hip Hop and Cunningham. She has performed in audiovisual works of dance and shows with several choreographers and companies, both Portuguese and foreign. Dominik Lejman Exhibition / Hermitage […]

Lisbon festivals
Sardines from other galaxies

Having a head on the moon and a tail fin on Earth is a characteristic that sardines will have learned from some humans, but it is not the only one. It is also in this heterogeneous school that we find a series of intellectual sardines who have joined the fashion of quoting everything and everyone in search of the idea […]

Lisbon festivals
My Dear Friends – Augusto Boal – Letters from Exile

«My Dear Friends – Augusto Boal Cartas do Exílio» opens the door to a crossed look at the exiles of opponents of dictatorships, on both sides of the Atlantic. In the year that Lisbon is the Ibero-American Capital of Culture, bringing Augusto Boal to Aljube is like remembering the stay in Lisbon of a playwright from […]

Lisbon festivals
Condor Operation

“Operation Condor” is the result of nine years of research and image collection by Portuguese photographer João Pina and is assumed as a tribute to the memory of the victims of this operation, a political-military alliance that was in force during the height of the Cold War between the dictatorships of six Latin American countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and […]

Lisbon festivals
Instagram at the customer's discretion!

Combining tradition with modernity, at these Lisbon Festivals we invite everyone to photograph the stores with history and share with us your images through the hashtag #lojascomhistoria. There are 82 establishments classified by the Lisbon City Council and there are them for all tastes: haberdashery, tobacconists, restaurants and even a hospital for dolls (!). Nobody knows which […]

Lisbon festivals
III Fast Painting Contest

Exhibition of works in competition at Espaço Santa Catarina, from June 5th to 9th, between 2 pm and 8 pm Professionals and amateurs, everyone can participate in this quick painting competition. The idea is to give free rein to your imagination, carry the canvases and brushes to the Praça do Príncipe Real and put your […]

Lisbon festivals
Fados by Carlos Saura

Between January and September 2007, Carlos Saura directed, edited and premiered the film that represented the end of his urban song trilogy. After Flamenco and Tango, Saura delved into the mysteries of Fado, thus ending a story through the music that emerged in meetings and re-encounters in the coastal cities of the Ibero-American space. He called it Fados. […]

April in Lisbon
Strange recent days of a less happy time

The Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar presents the curatorial proposal that won the second edition of the Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar Award / EGEAC 2016: “Strange Recent Days of a Less Happy Time”, curated by Hugo Dinis. The exhibition will be showing “O Lunch of Trolha”, by Júlio Pomar, an iconic work of Portuguese neo-realism – started during […]

April in Lisbon
time after time

There are more than 500 photographs that trace the path of a photographer and help to understand important events in the recent history of Portugal. A great retrospective of one of the biggest names in Portuguese photojournalism that allows us to see photographic documents covering almost 50 years of his career. Some of the most iconic photographs of him are […]

April in Lisbon
Operation Condor – João Pina's photography exhibition

Curated by Diógenes Moura “Operation Condor” is the result of nine years of research and image collection by the Portuguese photographer João Pina and is assumed as a tribute to the memory of the victims of this operation, a political-military alliance that prevailed during the height of the Cold War between the dictatorships of six Latin American countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, […]

Lisbon inside
The Lisbon that would have been

In this exhibition, projects, models, drawings and proposals presented for Lisbon, from the 16th to the 20th centuries, but which never came to fruition, are shown. It features around 200 pieces of urban and architectural projects that never came to fruition. The Lisbon Museum's headquarters is located in the Palácio Pimenta, a palace […]