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Painting? Architecture? Mummies? Decorative tiles? Fashion and design? Maritime instruments? Puppets? Lisbon has a museum for all of it — and much more.


What’s On in Lisbon in May

March 5, 2019

From an animation festival to concerts by rock’s oldest and newest talents, and plenty of art spanning centuries, March in Lisbon this year promises to be a nice spring blast.

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Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras

February 11, 2019

The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office. 

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Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan

January 25, 2019

You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.

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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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Quinta da Regaleira

November 20, 2018

Sintra is the most popular day excursion from Lisbon, and Quinta da Regaleira is one of its most popular attractions. This, in case you hadn’t guessed, is for a very good reason: it is magical.

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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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The Futures of Lisbon: A Concerned Immigrant’s Preview.

August 28, 2018

Futuros de Lisboa is a unique interactive multimedia art exhibit composed of photographs, essays, videos, illustrations, and all sorts of weirdness, compiled by professionals in various fields, academics, artists, and regular citizens of Lisbon. The show examines one simple question that is on the mind of anyone who lives here: “What comes next for this magical little town?”

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