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Bordalo’s Lisbon Walking Tour

Every road in Lisbon has numerous trails to explore: urban landscapes and layers of history that show us who we are. Bordalo was a born-and-bred lisboeta and it was here that he lived and worked. Through his work we can follow the evolution of the city at the end of the 19th century, but we […]

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Today I feel…Zé Povinho

It was on 12 June, 1875 that Bordalo first drew the figure Zé Povinho. On the day when Zé Povinho celebrates 144 years of existence, this visit will give us a detailed understanding of the complexity of this iconic character created by Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro.

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Convivências (Conviviality). Temporary Exhibition

Guided tour of the temporary exhibition in the Pavilhão Preto

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Torreão Poente (West Tower)

Guided tour of the Torreão Poente exhibition in Praça do Comércio

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Remember Belém Tour

This tour aims to draw attention to the history of Belém, as a place connected to the Maritime Discoveries and featuring at the 1940 Portuguese World Exhibition. It will thereby demonstrate how constructed and natural heritage intersect and reinforce its cultural and patrimonial identity, linked to the Tagus and the sea.

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Galerias Municipais

Spread across the whole city, there’ll be lots of art to see at the Municipal Galleries, all with free admission. If you’re already familiar with the galleries, then it’s a great time to revisit. If you’re not, then it’s the time to discover them. Until 7 July Manuel Zimbro – secret history of aviation and […]

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A Procissão de Santo António em Lisboa

The procession of Saint Anthony has taken place on the 13th June since the 18thcentury and is one of the cornerstones of the city’s festas calendar. It’s a genuine display of the faith and devotion that the Lisbon population has for its saint. Nowadays the procession makes its way through the historic neighbourhood of Alfama, […]

April in Lisbon
April Conversations: two museums, a shared patio

In the late afternoon, discover the two museums which share the Pátio do Aljube: the Museum of Lisbon-Roman Theatre and the Aljube Museum-Resistance and Freedom. The Pátio do Aljube (one of the city’s oldest, which dates back to before the earthquake) survives to this day and links two museums housed in buildings of great antiquity. […]

April in Lisbon
April 25th – Museu do Aljube

10am-6pm  DAYS OF MEMORY A meeting of memories, consisting of the stories, testimonies and objects of those who’ll be sharing with us what they have and what they can leave to the Museum for future visitors. A gathering of testimonies and objects to enrich the Aljube Museum collection. A partnership between the Aljube Museum and […]

April in Lisbon
Guided Tour of the Museum

Guided Tour of the Museum with Luís Farinha.

April in Lisbon
How to make a revolution…

Discontent, dreams, conspiracy, courage and many other ingredients will be covered on this trip to the Lisbon of 1910. We will relive (with many of the republicans of the day) the events that led to the revolution. Thematic tour for children over six years old, with interpretation in Portuguese Sign Language

April in Lisbon
Slaves in Lisbon

What revolutions did the slaves bring about? How did they settle in Lisbon? We’ll be providing guided tours of our permanent exhibition that focuses on the lives of slaves and their presence in the city.

April in Lisbon
Ocupação

Teatro do Vestido is putting on a theatrical project involving the occupation of the São Luiz Theatre, reflecting on its history and memory, and its current and future role in the 21st century. Occupying a theatre is a political idea, a dangerous one almost, at a time when there are few places in the city […]

April in Lisbon
Visit/Game- “Manguito” as a philosophical gesture

Is criticism a space of observation or of thought? And how do you turn a gesture into an active position of change? This is an invitation to develop your thinking on self-awareness and the world of Zé Povinho and his manguito (an offensive fist-pump gesture), John Bull’s bedpan, Maria da Paciência, Barrigas and so many […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Fados de Natal

We’ll be starting off with a guided tour of the museum to get to know a little more about the life of Saint Anthony. Then music will be providing the entertainment with Silvana Peres.

Christmas in Lisbon
Oriental X’MAS

Oriental X’MAS, organized by the Hindu Community of Portugal, aims to bring everyone together in an entertaining and different evening. Established in Portugal since 1975 and the decolonization of Mozambique, this community today comprises around nine thousand members. The Radha Krishna Temple opened in 1998 and has been, from the outset, a space open to […]

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Os Cafés e outras Constelações de Encontro da Avenida de Roma

Until the end of the 19th century, Alvalade essentially consisted of fields, farms and vegetable plots, used in the summertime by the nobility and then later as an area for leisure and sports by the general population. It was in the second half of the 1940s that it underwent its greatest period of development, becoming […]

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Entrada Livre

TEATRO by Pascal Rambert 15 september, 8pm Sala Garrett THEATRE was born in Russia. Pascal Rambert was at the Moscow Art Theatre, having been invited to present the play Clôture de d’amour in Russian. During the time he was there, Rambert spoke with the actors. Young and old. He heard the stories and memories of […]

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Lisboa Soa (2018)

CONCERTS Mãe d’Água das Amoreiras 20 September 6.30pm SIRIUS (Yaw Tembe e Francisco Trindade), Portugal A duo comprising trumpeter Yaw Tembe and percussionist Francisco Trindade (Monsieur Trinité), who will be performing their debut album, Acoustic Main Suite Plus The Inner One, recorded at the Panteão Nacional. 7.30pm TOMOKO SAUVAGE, Japan Tomoko Sauvage has been investigating […]

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Entrada Livre (Free Admission)

Shows 16 e 17 september Sala Garrett 7pm, saturday 4pm, sunday Lear from King Lear by William Shakespeare production: Bruno Bravo Production: Primeiros Sintomas / TNDMII   Outdoor 3pm to 8pm Building Conversation Lotte van den Berg /Third Space   Sala Estúdio 7.30pm, saturday 5pm, sunday Topografia by Teatro da Cidade   Salão Nobre 11am […]

April in Lisbon
Memory Days

10am – 6pm Testimonies Recollection The fight for Liberty and Democracy is indivisible from our past-present. If you have resistance and incarceration memories, yours or from your family or friends, please share them with us at Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade. 10.30am Guided Tour Museu do Aljube houses an exhibition that shows the rise […]

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Lovers’ Garden: The Art of Marrying in Mozambique

Weddings in Mozambique are surprising, but always solemn, rituals; an event of great importance for family and guests alike. They are prepared to the smallest detail and it is not uncommon for couples to wait for years until they have the necessary means to perform the ceremony (even if this means that the bride and […]

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Saint Anthony

What do we know about Saint Anthony? Who was he? What did he do? Find out the answers to these (and other) questions with the activities organised by the Museu de Lisboa – Santo António for the month of June, with everything from walking tours to books and games. On the 12th and 13th June, […]

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Theatre Visit

This visit is an invitation to the whole city; an opportunity to get to know the inside of our most recent cultural facility: an 18th century theatre which has been completely renovated by architect Graça Dias. Over the course of the day we’ll be revealing from the inside what can normally only be seen from […]

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You Are (not) Here

Thanks to Expo’98, the east section of Lisbon, which lay part abandoned, part frozen in time, was reborn with the creation of Parque das Nações, a city within a city. Photographer Bruno Portela was a privileged witness to one of the country’s greatest urban transformations. Few people have any idea of what inhabited the landscape […]

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The Wonderful World of Mechanical Music

A journey through the sounds of Fado in the universe of mechanical musical instruments, based on the collection of Luís Cangueiro (Museu da Música Mecânica). Daily guided tours with audio from speaking machines.

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Oriental Xmas

The aim of this celebration organised by the Hindu Community of Portugal is to invite everyone to celebrate Christmas in an original way. In addition to guided tours of the Radha Krishna Temple, the festivities will also include music, Bollywood-style dancing, balloon modelling and Indian cuisine. Since it opened in 1998, as well as being […]

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The Public welcomes you

On this day in which “The public welcomes you” the theater will be taken symbolically by the participants of the project. They will open the doors and ensure the functioning of all the Theater.