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From 14th century paintings to cutting-edge contemporary installations, with vibrant street art, Lisbon’s galleries, museums, and streets have it all.


Lisbon Culture on the Cheap, Part 2: Museums

January 12, 2019

There are dozens of museums in Portugal’s capital and within a short drive, and almost all charge admission. Here are a few tips to do it on the cheap – or for free.

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The Thirteen Best Markets In Lisboa

December 7, 2018

Not all Lisbon markets are created equal, nor are the vendors who comprise them. Here’s where to go if you’re keen for a stroll as you shop or bargaining before you buy.

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Food, Kittens, and Cuteness: Q & A with Abacaxi Lab

November 30, 2018

The duo behind Abacaxi Lab are two fabulous ladies: Aleksandra “Laura” Schedler and Vanda Aragão. As brave and colorful as their art, they talked with Atlas just before the opening of their first exhibition, sharing stories about their travels, inspirations, and hopes for the future. Let’s start at the beginning. What’s the origin story of […]

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Lisbon Between the Lines: An Interview With Hauke Vagt of Atelier 49

November 15, 2018

From mechanical steampunk bacalhau to runaway trams, Atelier 49 puts out a steady stream of art work. This quirky duo has a little something for everyone, but it certainly hasn’t been easy to get here.

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Painting Quinta das Águias: A Q&A With Sooma

November 5, 2018

A graphic designer by trade, Sooma has turned the forgotten ruins of Quinta das Aguias into his own private art gallery and talks to Atlas about what the beautiful palace could become. As in, not another hotel…

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Over Flow: A Suffocating Reminder

October 29, 2018

A review of Tadashi Kawamata’s new piece “Over Flow” at MAAT involving cigarette butts and unnecessarily printed ticket stubs.

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audience Lisbon Iminente festival 2018

Festival IMINENTE: Breathing Life into Panorâmico de Monsanto

October 1, 2018

Festival Iminente returned once more to Lisbon in one of the most unusual venues in the city, with some of the best art, music, and culture seen all summer.

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