Painting? Architecture? Mummies? Decorative tiles? Fashion and design? Maritime instruments? Puppets? Lisbon has a museum for all of it — and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
June 12, 2018
The best gallery to appreciate Lisbon’s established street art scene
A Glimpse of Hell: Lisbon’s Museu do Aljube and the Dictatorship
April 20, 2018
The Museu do Aljube takes us inside the prison that can be described as kind of purgatory between hell and hell, where prisoners were served a taste of hell to come. Step inside and have a look around.