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Lisbon Events Calendar

Logistics for planning things to do for an excellent day (or week, or month) in and around Lisbon, in English. ATTENTION: Most of the top museums in Lisbon have re-opened with new hours and regulations. There will likely be last-minute cancellations on events so for now, it’s best to call and check if the event you fancy is still going on — just in case.
Aug
13
Thu
2020
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)
Aug 13 all-day
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)

Music is life.
Everybody knows that.
But whenever the proverbial sh.t hits the proverbial fan, it seems that toilet paper becomes life. So musicians get hit pretty hard. And the fans get hit too…

If you are a fan of music and have enough toilet paper, “online music magazine curated by musicholics” Where The Music Meets has a nifty alternative for going to a live gig. They call it At Your Home, and here’s what they say:

“Due to this situation, many musicians and music promoters are struggling to make their living. The amount of canceled shows and festivals drains life from the music industry but also from live music consumers.

Where the Music Meets launches At Your Home platform in an attempt to give some love back to the musicians and at the same time helping to fight the cause. Every day we will broadcast live music shows recorded directly from musicians houses. No matter the technology. No matter the production. No matter the genre. No matter the projection of each act. We are all in this together.

Donations will be accepted during the shows and directed to the artists themselves. Also, a portion of those donations will be given to Project Open Air, to help in the matter of working on medical devices battling the COVID-19 virus (such as open-source ventilators), in orfer to have a fast and easy solution that can be reproduced and assembled locally worldwide.

Shows will happen every day until we get out of this situation.”

FREE.

Line-up and more info here.

ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE
Aug 13 all-day
ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE

In olden times, on any given boring Monday night, you could find a bunch of talented locals churning out some traditional Irish tunes at O’Gilin’s, our favorite (and the oldest) Irish pub in Lisbon.

Oh, how times have changed. O’Gilin’s has shut its doors indefinitely in the name of hygiene and peace. St. Patrick’s day 2020 in Lisbon was basically cancelled. And “the best pint of Guinness in town” has become but a sweet memory…

Luckily though, the lads and lassies behind Lisbon Irish Session won’t let a global pandemic keep them down. For the last few Mondays, they have been using their modern technology, violins, guitars, flutes, a bit of Irish luck, and the sheer power of will to keep the music alive.

Check out their Facebook page and Youtube channel to hear some defiance, Irish style. Updated roughly every Monday night, as per tradition.

FREE.

Here’s their latest.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hODCan1_QTk[/embed]

to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won’t Move | Intendente | FREE
Aug 13 all-day
to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won't Move | Intendente | FREE @ VERÃO | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Gabriel Barbi is a Brazilian painter who has lived in Lisbon for the last 13 years. The VERÃO gallery is proud to present his newest show, Sun that won’t move, all summer long. The opening on Sunday, June 21, from 16h to 20h30. The show is up until September 12th and can be seen via appointment through [email protected].

FREE ENTRY.
(mandatory use of mask).

to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 13 all-day
to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB, Lisbon | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB) has survived the ‘vid thus far and, to celebrate, they’re hosting a series of outdoor weekend concerts.

Here’s what they say:
“In time to resume, the Centro Cultural de Belém celebrates the summer with an outdoor program, corresponding to the need for all of us to get together.

Every weekend, the stage designed by João Luís Carrilho da Graça for Praça CCB hosts groups of jazz, funk, classical European music, and rock, sung in Portuguese (and more), in a diverse program open to the world.”

And there’s also a bunch of art exhibits, cinema, workshops, and all sorts of pandemic-free fun for the whole family all summer long.
We hope…

Full program, showtimes, and more info here.

ENTRY: FREE to 5€.

MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 17:00
MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Museums. Remember those things? They used to be boring. Until you couldn’t visit them anymore. Then you started to miss them…
Well, guess what? Monday, May 18th happens to be International Museum Day. And, to celebrate (seeing that Portugal has been handling the global pandemic thing relatively well), many of Lisbon’s museums are cautiously opening some of its doors — provided that you don’t act like a dumbass.

One such museum is Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB). And here’s what they say:
“Garagem Sul CCB reopens on International Museum Day, with the exhibition O Mar É a Nossa Terra (“The Sea is Our Land”), with free entry. After that day, it is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm.
Now, all visitors can walk through the exhibition accompanied by an explanatory audio guide, accessible via your mobile phone (we recommend that you bring your headphones).
For the youngest, we designed an “actividário”, a set of challenges and puzzles that lead families to discover the secrets of the Portuguese coastline.
The attendance to the public at the Ticket Office is resumed, between 3 pm and 8 pm, although the rule of preference for information and return of tickets by non-face-to-face means remains, as a contention measure of contagion.

The Berardo Collection Museum reopens to the public, under the conditions defined by FAMC-CB.

#CCBCidadeDigital will continue to make digital content freely available, every week, on Wednesdays and Fridays.”

Learn more here.

to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€ @ Terrreiro das Missas | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal

If you’ve been around Lisbon this year, you may have seen those big yellow triangular things with Vincent Van Gogh’s face on them all over town. If you ventured outside during the lockdown, you may even have seen one or two of these being used as unofficial housing for the homeless, which Vincent would have likely liked. Those things are advertisements for Meet Vincent Van Gogh, and the show seems to have survived the ‘rona.
Here’s what the organizers say:
“The world-famous Van Gogh Museum invites you to step into Vincent van Gogh’s world and get closer to the brilliant artist than ever before. From the Netherlands to Paris, let Vincent guide you on a magical and multisensory journey through the most important moments of his extraordinary life. Immerse yourself in the Van Gogh Museum’s official experience, on display for a limited time only in the cultural heart of Lisbon.

*Tickets that were purchased for the dates between March 13 and May 31 are still valid until November 30, without the need to previously exchange them.”

Tickets and more info here.

ENTRY: 9-15€ (with discounted packages available).

Here’s a glimpse.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJMCwmjQgG0&feature=emb_logo[/embed]

to Nov 1 | HISTORICAL EXHIBIT | Military Order of the Tower and Sword: 80 years of the Great-Necklace | Belém | 2,5€
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Nov 1 | HISTORICAL EXHIBIT | Military Order of the Tower and Sword: 80 years of the Great-Necklace | Belém | 2,5€ @ Museu da Presidência da República | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

From Wikipedia:
“The Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and Merit (‘Ordem Militar da Torre e Espada do Valor, Lealdade e Mérito,’ in Portuguese)) is a Portuguese order of knighthood and the pinnacle of the Portuguese honors system. The order was originally created by King Afonso V of Portugal in 1459, under the name of the Order of the Sword, inspired by the legend that Arab rule in Africa would end when a Christian prince would besiege the fortress at Fez. Knighthood in the Order of the Sword was given as a reward to those who participated in the conquests and battles in Africa.”

New things every day…

From Museu da Presidência da República, the organizers of this historical exhibit:
“A show that presents the history of the Military Order of the Tower and Sword, of Valor, Loyalty, and Merit, and of its highest degree, instituted in 1939, to be granted only to heads of State with exceptional contributions in the military field. It follows the evolution of the order and the 1962 amendment, which defines that merit is no longer exclusive to military deeds, and institutes the attribution of the Grande-Colar (“the Great Necklace”), at the end of the mandate, to the Presidents of the Republic.”

Museum Hours:
Tue-Sun, 10h-13h / 14h-18h.
Show up until November 1st.

ENTRY: 2,5€.

to Sept 25 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | João da Silva: O Escultor Animalista | Avenida | FREE
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Sept 25 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | João da Silva: O Escultor Animalista | Avenida | FREE @ Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

João da Silva (1880-1960) was a Portuguese artist, sculptor, medal-maker, among other things. Despite being little-known outside of Portugal, he was good at what he did.
Lisbon’s National Society of Fine Arts knows this, and that’s why they invite you to see João’s stuff in its natural habitat all summer long.

Here’s what they say:
“This exhibition presents the animalist aspect of the author, where his pieces are suspended in the gesture, in the agile and momentary movements of the young animals.”

Gallery Hours:
Mon-Fri, 10h-19h.
Sat, 14h-18h.

Show up until Sept 25.

FREE ENTRY.

to Sept 30 | WEIRD EXHIBIT | A World of Masks | Bica | FREE
Aug 13 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Sept 30 | WEIRD EXHIBIT | A World of Masks | Bica | FREE @ Museu da Farmácia | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
Oscar Wilde.

Um Mundo de Máscaras (“A World of Masks) is an art exhibit brought to you, quite appropriately, by the Pharmacy Museum of Lisbon.

Here’s how they describe it:
“Establishing a bridge between the present and the past, we propose a trip to different continents, over the centuries, through masks, an element that has become part of the daily lives of all citizens of the world, a symbol of the diversity that exists between civilizations, countries, cultures, and peoples.
Revealing the historical interest of the mask throughout the course of human history, this exhibition brings together 14 copies of masks from different museums and cultures, from healer masks to sorcerer masks, from protection to tradition, from theater to ceremony.
“A World of Masks”, also has an Augmented Reality component, a technology that allows you to project virtual content, such as images, in the real world. Through simple reading with a mobile phone with QR Code reader, the visitor will be able to travel in time and ‘wear’, in a virtual way, the masks that make up the exhibition.
We recall that the virtual exhibition, still available at www.ummundodemascaras.com, was inaugurated on May 18, International Museum Day, having been received with great enthusiasm by the public, registering so far more than 9,000 visitors.”

Hours:
Daily, 10h to 19h, to September 30th.

More info via [email protected].

FREE ENTRY (with your own mask, of course).

to Sept 4 | ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT | The Sea Is Our Land | Belém | FREE-6€
Aug 13 @ 12:00 – 20:00
to Sept 4 | ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT | The Sea Is Our Land | Belém | FREE-6€ @ CCB - Garagem Sul | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal

Oh, the sea.
It certainly seems a lot safer than land these days…
Here’s what CCB, the organizers of O Mar É a Terra (“The Sea is Our Land”) say about this architecture exhibit:
“The Atlantic Ocean is a large and complex space that determines a large part of our lives. On land, a coastline is not a line, it is an eternal flow. This exhibition maps and presents the contradictions that exist between land and sea, from the perspective of architecture, spatial planning, and landscape construction. This subject, so sensitive and relevant to society, has been the subject of attention from a group of architects who have challenged the conventional limits of the discipline. Starting from the physical contradictions and popular culture of Figueira da Foz beach, the exhibition covers a set of experiences of thinking, drawing, and configuring the coastline and its relationship with the dense immensity of the ocean.”

The organizers add:
“We want to improve the experience of those who visit us and visitors can now go through the exhibition accompanied by an audio guide accessible by mobile phone (we recommend that you bring headphones).
For the youngest, we designed an «actividário», a set of challenges and puzzles that lead to discovering the secrets hidden on the coastline.”

You can also buy the book O Mar É a Terra, by curator Miguel Figueira, conceived from the exhibition in Garagem Sul, here.

Gallery hours*:
Tuesday to Sunday, 12h–20h.
Mor info via [email protected] or +351 213 612 614/5.

ENTRY: FREE – 6€ (at the door).

*Maximum capacity: 50 visitors.

The use of a mask and hand hygiene is mandatory before entering the exhibition for the correct use of microscopes and touch screens (there is a disinfectant gel dispenser at the entrance).

to Aug 29 | ART EXHIBIT | Parágrafo by Marco Franco | Bairro Alto | FREE
Aug 13 @ 15:00 – 19:00
to Aug 29 | ART EXHIBIT | Parágrafo by Marco Franco | Bairro Alto | FREE @ Galeria Zé dos Bois | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Marco Franco was born in Lisbon in 1972. He started his musical career in 1986, dabbling in rock, jazz, and percussion. In 2006 he formed the band Mikado Lab, with whom he released two albums. He’s also dabbled in dance, theater, cinema, and visual art. He is well known in Portugal. And he really likes his hat.

For the last five years, Marco has been transferring music back to paper, the result of which is roughly 100 enigmatic works on paper. This summer, corona-surviving art gallery ZDB presents said works in Parágrafo (“Paragraph”), Marco’s first solo art exhibit.

Here’s how ZDB describes it:
“Best known for his vast musical career… Marco Franco has been revealing another side of his artistic production, which crystallizes in this exhibition… This is a practice that accompanies him daily, arising from experimentation and repetition in graphic recording exercises, carried out in an almost compulsive way, which gives rise to a series of visual compositions that reveal a language, created by Marco, in which calligraphic and melodic gestures intersect.”

Gallery hours*:
Wednesday to Saturday, 15h-19h.
Show up until August 29th.
*Masks are mandatory, hats are optional.

FREE ENTRY.

Here’s Marco, his hat, and a piano.
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1YoDO-Yy54&feature=emb_logo[/embed]

to Aug 29 | LIVE MUSIC | Agosto na Esplanada at Anjos70 | Anjos | FREE
Aug 13 @ 17:00 – 20:00
to Aug 29 | LIVE MUSIC | Agosto na Esplanada at Anjos70 | Anjos | FREE @ Anjos70 | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

In the long long ago, Anjos70 was a glass factory. Today, it describes itself as “an independent nonprofit multicultural center, a dynamic cultural program established within Lisbon’s vibrant community of artists as well as independent entrepreneurs.”

Artists and independent entrepreneurs have been hit particularly hard in recent months, and Anjos70 wants to help. Here’s what they say about that:
“The reasons for making the Open Call Esplanada for August are very simple: opening Anjos70 to the community, giving a stage to artists we would not normally reach, and democratizing the programming during a troubled time for artists and artistic spaces.”

The August line-up:

07/08 Cigarra
11/08 Hifa
12/08 Savant Fair
13/08 Mayan
8/14 Afonso Peixoto
8/15 Rkeat
08/18 WELL LOKA
08/19 Colorau Som Sistema
08/20 Von Di
08/21 Baby Sura
08/25 José Acid
08/26 Soft
08/27 Le Cirque du Freak
08/28 Diogo
08/29 Devanee.

The tunes go from 17h to 20h, Tuesday through Saturday.

NOTE: The use of a mask is mandatory, you can only remove it in a seated position. The capacity is limited to the seating available on the terrace. There are alcohol-gel dispensers.

FREE ENTRY.

to Aug 25 | FILM CYCLE | Um Verão Italiano | Saldanha | 6€
Aug 13 @ 18:30 – 20:30
to Aug 25 | FILM CYCLE | Um Verão Italiano | Saldanha | 6€ @ Cinema Medeia Nimas | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

“I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy.”
Ennio Morricone.

Visiting Italy may be tricky this summer because you know what, but revisiting some of Italy’s finest cinema is not.
For the next three weeks, Cinema Medeia Nimas invites you to their ‘Italian summer’ film cycle: a series of heavy-hitters spanning the second half of the last century, most of them digitally remastered, for six bucks a pop*.

The films:
Blow-Up – História de um Fotógrafo by Michelangelo Antonioni.
O Ouro de Nápoles by Vittorio de Sica.
Decameron by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Era Noite em Roma by Roberto Rossellini.
Querido Diário by Nanni Moretti.
Palombella Rossa by Nanni Moretti.
O Leopardo by Luchino Visconti.
Amarcord by Federico Fellini.

Tickets: 6€.

Showtimes and more info here.

*You’ll likely need to either parlare or falar for this one.

Here’s a taste.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrJ9U75OZOw[/embed]

Aug
14
Fri
2020
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)
Aug 14 all-day
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)

Music is life.
Everybody knows that.
But whenever the proverbial sh.t hits the proverbial fan, it seems that toilet paper becomes life. So musicians get hit pretty hard. And the fans get hit too…

If you are a fan of music and have enough toilet paper, “online music magazine curated by musicholics” Where The Music Meets has a nifty alternative for going to a live gig. They call it At Your Home, and here’s what they say:

“Due to this situation, many musicians and music promoters are struggling to make their living. The amount of canceled shows and festivals drains life from the music industry but also from live music consumers.

Where the Music Meets launches At Your Home platform in an attempt to give some love back to the musicians and at the same time helping to fight the cause. Every day we will broadcast live music shows recorded directly from musicians houses. No matter the technology. No matter the production. No matter the genre. No matter the projection of each act. We are all in this together.

Donations will be accepted during the shows and directed to the artists themselves. Also, a portion of those donations will be given to Project Open Air, to help in the matter of working on medical devices battling the COVID-19 virus (such as open-source ventilators), in orfer to have a fast and easy solution that can be reproduced and assembled locally worldwide.

Shows will happen every day until we get out of this situation.”

FREE.

Line-up and more info here.

ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE
Aug 14 all-day
ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE

In olden times, on any given boring Monday night, you could find a bunch of talented locals churning out some traditional Irish tunes at O’Gilin’s, our favorite (and the oldest) Irish pub in Lisbon.

Oh, how times have changed. O’Gilin’s has shut its doors indefinitely in the name of hygiene and peace. St. Patrick’s day 2020 in Lisbon was basically cancelled. And “the best pint of Guinness in town” has become but a sweet memory…

Luckily though, the lads and lassies behind Lisbon Irish Session won’t let a global pandemic keep them down. For the last few Mondays, they have been using their modern technology, violins, guitars, flutes, a bit of Irish luck, and the sheer power of will to keep the music alive.

Check out their Facebook page and Youtube channel to hear some defiance, Irish style. Updated roughly every Monday night, as per tradition.

FREE.

Here’s their latest.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hODCan1_QTk[/embed]

to Nov | OPEN-AIR THEATER | A Barraca a Céu Aberto | Santos | FREE
Aug 14 all-day
to Nov | OPEN-AIR THEATER | A Barraca a Céu Aberto | Santos | FREE @ Jardim Nuno Álvares | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

A BARRACA (“the tent”) is a local theater group founded in 1975 by actress and stage director Maria do Céu Guerra, director Mario Alberto, and playwright Hélder Costa. Back then, it belonged to an emerging movement of experimental independent theater companies, following the revolution, and at some point was considered the most popular theater company in Portugal. Maria, Mario and Hélder remain at its helm to this day.

This summer, A BARRACA emerges from the lockdown with a series of free open-air plays and performances for all ages.

The Program:
Saturdays at 17h and Sundays at 11h (until August 16th), for the kids:
-‘The Wonderful Adventures of Saltapocinhas’ by Aquilino Ribeiro;
The Tale of the Unknown Island by José Saramago.

Mondays at 21h (bi-weekly):
-‘Imaginary Encounters,’ debates between important characters in history, directed by Hélder Mateus da Costa.

Fridays and Mondays at 21h (bi-weekly, for “lovers of poetry, music, and theater”):
-‘Surprise nights’ with poetry recitals.

FREE ENTRY.

*Get more info and reserve your place through +351 213 965 360 or 213965275, or via [email protected].

to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won’t Move | Intendente | FREE
Aug 14 all-day
to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won't Move | Intendente | FREE @ VERÃO | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Gabriel Barbi is a Brazilian painter who has lived in Lisbon for the last 13 years. The VERÃO gallery is proud to present his newest show, Sun that won’t move, all summer long. The opening on Sunday, June 21, from 16h to 20h30. The show is up until September 12th and can be seen via appointment through [email protected].

FREE ENTRY.
(mandatory use of mask).

to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 14 all-day
to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB, Lisbon | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB) has survived the ‘vid thus far and, to celebrate, they’re hosting a series of outdoor weekend concerts.

Here’s what they say:
“In time to resume, the Centro Cultural de Belém celebrates the summer with an outdoor program, corresponding to the need for all of us to get together.

Every weekend, the stage designed by João Luís Carrilho da Graça for Praça CCB hosts groups of jazz, funk, classical European music, and rock, sung in Portuguese (and more), in a diverse program open to the world.”

And there’s also a bunch of art exhibits, cinema, workshops, and all sorts of pandemic-free fun for the whole family all summer long.
We hope…

Full program, showtimes, and more info here.

ENTRY: FREE to 5€.

MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 17:00
MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Museums. Remember those things? They used to be boring. Until you couldn’t visit them anymore. Then you started to miss them…
Well, guess what? Monday, May 18th happens to be International Museum Day. And, to celebrate (seeing that Portugal has been handling the global pandemic thing relatively well), many of Lisbon’s museums are cautiously opening some of its doors — provided that you don’t act like a dumbass.

One such museum is Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB). And here’s what they say:
“Garagem Sul CCB reopens on International Museum Day, with the exhibition O Mar É a Nossa Terra (“The Sea is Our Land”), with free entry. After that day, it is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm.
Now, all visitors can walk through the exhibition accompanied by an explanatory audio guide, accessible via your mobile phone (we recommend that you bring your headphones).
For the youngest, we designed an “actividário”, a set of challenges and puzzles that lead families to discover the secrets of the Portuguese coastline.
The attendance to the public at the Ticket Office is resumed, between 3 pm and 8 pm, although the rule of preference for information and return of tickets by non-face-to-face means remains, as a contention measure of contagion.

The Berardo Collection Museum reopens to the public, under the conditions defined by FAMC-CB.

#CCBCidadeDigital will continue to make digital content freely available, every week, on Wednesdays and Fridays.”

Learn more here.

to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€ @ Terrreiro das Missas | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal

If you’ve been around Lisbon this year, you may have seen those big yellow triangular things with Vincent Van Gogh’s face on them all over town. If you ventured outside during the lockdown, you may even have seen one or two of these being used as unofficial housing for the homeless, which Vincent would have likely liked. Those things are advertisements for Meet Vincent Van Gogh, and the show seems to have survived the ‘rona.
Here’s what the organizers say:
“The world-famous Van Gogh Museum invites you to step into Vincent van Gogh’s world and get closer to the brilliant artist than ever before. From the Netherlands to Paris, let Vincent guide you on a magical and multisensory journey through the most important moments of his extraordinary life. Immerse yourself in the Van Gogh Museum’s official experience, on display for a limited time only in the cultural heart of Lisbon.

*Tickets that were purchased for the dates between March 13 and May 31 are still valid until November 30, without the need to previously exchange them.”

Tickets and more info here.

ENTRY: 9-15€ (with discounted packages available).

Here’s a glimpse.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJMCwmjQgG0&feature=emb_logo[/embed]

to Nov 1 | HISTORICAL EXHIBIT | Military Order of the Tower and Sword: 80 years of the Great-Necklace | Belém | 2,5€
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 18:00
to Nov 1 | HISTORICAL EXHIBIT | Military Order of the Tower and Sword: 80 years of the Great-Necklace | Belém | 2,5€ @ Museu da Presidência da República | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

From Wikipedia:
“The Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and Merit (‘Ordem Militar da Torre e Espada do Valor, Lealdade e Mérito,’ in Portuguese)) is a Portuguese order of knighthood and the pinnacle of the Portuguese honors system. The order was originally created by King Afonso V of Portugal in 1459, under the name of the Order of the Sword, inspired by the legend that Arab rule in Africa would end when a Christian prince would besiege the fortress at Fez. Knighthood in the Order of the Sword was given as a reward to those who participated in the conquests and battles in Africa.”

New things every day…

From Museu da Presidência da República, the organizers of this historical exhibit:
“A show that presents the history of the Military Order of the Tower and Sword, of Valor, Loyalty, and Merit, and of its highest degree, instituted in 1939, to be granted only to heads of State with exceptional contributions in the military field. It follows the evolution of the order and the 1962 amendment, which defines that merit is no longer exclusive to military deeds, and institutes the attribution of the Grande-Colar (“the Great Necklace”), at the end of the mandate, to the Presidents of the Republic.”

Museum Hours:
Tue-Sun, 10h-13h / 14h-18h.
Show up until November 1st.

ENTRY: 2,5€.

to Sept 25 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | João da Silva: O Escultor Animalista | Avenida | FREE
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Sept 25 | SCULPTURE EXHIBIT | João da Silva: O Escultor Animalista | Avenida | FREE @ Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

João da Silva (1880-1960) was a Portuguese artist, sculptor, medal-maker, among other things. Despite being little-known outside of Portugal, he was good at what he did.
Lisbon’s National Society of Fine Arts knows this, and that’s why they invite you to see João’s stuff in its natural habitat all summer long.

Here’s what they say:
“This exhibition presents the animalist aspect of the author, where his pieces are suspended in the gesture, in the agile and momentary movements of the young animals.”

Gallery Hours:
Mon-Fri, 10h-19h.
Sat, 14h-18h.

Show up until Sept 25.

FREE ENTRY.

to Sept 30 | WEIRD EXHIBIT | A World of Masks | Bica | FREE
Aug 14 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Sept 30 | WEIRD EXHIBIT | A World of Masks | Bica | FREE @ Museu da Farmácia | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
Oscar Wilde.

Um Mundo de Máscaras (“A World of Masks) is an art exhibit brought to you, quite appropriately, by the Pharmacy Museum of Lisbon.

Here’s how they describe it:
“Establishing a bridge between the present and the past, we propose a trip to different continents, over the centuries, through masks, an element that has become part of the daily lives of all citizens of the world, a symbol of the diversity that exists between civilizations, countries, cultures, and peoples.
Revealing the historical interest of the mask throughout the course of human history, this exhibition brings together 14 copies of masks from different museums and cultures, from healer masks to sorcerer masks, from protection to tradition, from theater to ceremony.
“A World of Masks”, also has an Augmented Reality component, a technology that allows you to project virtual content, such as images, in the real world. Through simple reading with a mobile phone with QR Code reader, the visitor will be able to travel in time and ‘wear’, in a virtual way, the masks that make up the exhibition.
We recall that the virtual exhibition, still available at www.ummundodemascaras.com, was inaugurated on May 18, International Museum Day, having been received with great enthusiasm by the public, registering so far more than 9,000 visitors.”

Hours:
Daily, 10h to 19h, to September 30th.

More info via [email protected].

FREE ENTRY (with your own mask, of course).

OPENING PARTY | Curious Monkey | Sé | FREE
Aug 14 @ 11:00 – 18:00
OPENING PARTY | Curious Monkey | Sé | FREE @ Curious Monkey | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Forget the dog and pony show, Lisboa…the monkeys are in town and they’re down to earth and curious to meet you.

“Curious monkeys from a wide range of artists, from hobbyists to professionals, from young to old. Since this is the age of COVID and we can’t have a traditional party, we just invite people to come in over the two days, have a coffee, beer, or tosta and chat with us.”

Local artist Valdemar Doria will be on exhibit, and we have it on good authority that he’s branched out from the canvas to offer some sweet merch as well- the Tshirts are killer!

 

to Sept 4 | ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT | The Sea Is Our Land | Belém | FREE-6€
Aug 14 @ 12:00 – 20:00
to Sept 4 | ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT | The Sea Is Our Land | Belém | FREE-6€ @ CCB - Garagem Sul | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal

Oh, the sea.
It certainly seems a lot safer than land these days…
Here’s what CCB, the organizers of O Mar É a Terra (“The Sea is Our Land”) say about this architecture exhibit:
“The Atlantic Ocean is a large and complex space that determines a large part of our lives. On land, a coastline is not a line, it is an eternal flow. This exhibition maps and presents the contradictions that exist between land and sea, from the perspective of architecture, spatial planning, and landscape construction. This subject, so sensitive and relevant to society, has been the subject of attention from a group of architects who have challenged the conventional limits of the discipline. Starting from the physical contradictions and popular culture of Figueira da Foz beach, the exhibition covers a set of experiences of thinking, drawing, and configuring the coastline and its relationship with the dense immensity of the ocean.”

The organizers add:
“We want to improve the experience of those who visit us and visitors can now go through the exhibition accompanied by an audio guide accessible by mobile phone (we recommend that you bring headphones).
For the youngest, we designed an «actividário», a set of challenges and puzzles that lead to discovering the secrets hidden on the coastline.”

You can also buy the book O Mar É a Terra, by curator Miguel Figueira, conceived from the exhibition in Garagem Sul, here.

Gallery hours*:
Tuesday to Sunday, 12h–20h.
Mor info via [email protected] or +351 213 612 614/5.

ENTRY: FREE – 6€ (at the door).

*Maximum capacity: 50 visitors.

The use of a mask and hand hygiene is mandatory before entering the exhibition for the correct use of microscopes and touch screens (there is a disinfectant gel dispenser at the entrance).

to Aug 29 | ART EXHIBIT | Parágrafo by Marco Franco | Bairro Alto | FREE
Aug 14 @ 15:00 – 19:00
to Aug 29 | ART EXHIBIT | Parágrafo by Marco Franco | Bairro Alto | FREE @ Galeria Zé dos Bois | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Marco Franco was born in Lisbon in 1972. He started his musical career in 1986, dabbling in rock, jazz, and percussion. In 2006 he formed the band Mikado Lab, with whom he released two albums. He’s also dabbled in dance, theater, cinema, and visual art. He is well known in Portugal. And he really likes his hat.

For the last five years, Marco has been transferring music back to paper, the result of which is roughly 100 enigmatic works on paper. This summer, corona-surviving art gallery ZDB presents said works in Parágrafo (“Paragraph”), Marco’s first solo art exhibit.

Here’s how ZDB describes it:
“Best known for his vast musical career… Marco Franco has been revealing another side of his artistic production, which crystallizes in this exhibition… This is a practice that accompanies him daily, arising from experimentation and repetition in graphic recording exercises, carried out in an almost compulsive way, which gives rise to a series of visual compositions that reveal a language, created by Marco, in which calligraphic and melodic gestures intersect.”

Gallery hours*:
Wednesday to Saturday, 15h-19h.
Show up until August 29th.
*Masks are mandatory, hats are optional.

FREE ENTRY.

Here’s Marco, his hat, and a piano.
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to Aug 29 | LIVE MUSIC | Agosto na Esplanada at Anjos70 | Anjos | FREE
Aug 14 @ 17:00 – 20:00
to Aug 29 | LIVE MUSIC | Agosto na Esplanada at Anjos70 | Anjos | FREE @ Anjos70 | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

In the long long ago, Anjos70 was a glass factory. Today, it describes itself as “an independent nonprofit multicultural center, a dynamic cultural program established within Lisbon’s vibrant community of artists as well as independent entrepreneurs.”

Artists and independent entrepreneurs have been hit particularly hard in recent months, and Anjos70 wants to help. Here’s what they say about that:
“The reasons for making the Open Call Esplanada for August are very simple: opening Anjos70 to the community, giving a stage to artists we would not normally reach, and democratizing the programming during a troubled time for artists and artistic spaces.”

The August line-up:

07/08 Cigarra
11/08 Hifa
12/08 Savant Fair
13/08 Mayan
8/14 Afonso Peixoto
8/15 Rkeat
08/18 WELL LOKA
08/19 Colorau Som Sistema
08/20 Von Di
08/21 Baby Sura
08/25 José Acid
08/26 Soft
08/27 Le Cirque du Freak
08/28 Diogo
08/29 Devanee.

The tunes go from 17h to 20h, Tuesday through Saturday.

NOTE: The use of a mask is mandatory, you can only remove it in a seated position. The capacity is limited to the seating available on the terrace. There are alcohol-gel dispensers.

FREE ENTRY.

to Aug 25 | FILM CYCLE | Um Verão Italiano | Saldanha | 6€
Aug 14 @ 18:30 – 20:30
to Aug 25 | FILM CYCLE | Um Verão Italiano | Saldanha | 6€ @ Cinema Medeia Nimas | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

“I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy.”
Ennio Morricone.

Visiting Italy may be tricky this summer because you know what, but revisiting some of Italy’s finest cinema is not.
For the next three weeks, Cinema Medeia Nimas invites you to their ‘Italian summer’ film cycle: a series of heavy-hitters spanning the second half of the last century, most of them digitally remastered, for six bucks a pop*.

The films:
Blow-Up – História de um Fotógrafo by Michelangelo Antonioni.
O Ouro de Nápoles by Vittorio de Sica.
Decameron by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Era Noite em Roma by Roberto Rossellini.
Querido Diário by Nanni Moretti.
Palombella Rossa by Nanni Moretti.
O Leopardo by Luchino Visconti.
Amarcord by Federico Fellini.

Tickets: 6€.

Showtimes and more info here.

*You’ll likely need to either parlare or falar for this one.

Here’s a taste.

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to Aug 28 | LIVE JAZZ | Sounds and Sunsets at the Castle | Castelo | FREE
Aug 14 @ 18:30 – 21:00
to Aug 28 | LIVE JAZZ | Sounds and Sunsets at the Castle | Castelo | FREE @ Castelo de S. Jorge | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

One of the cool things about Lisbon is that it has a castle. Another cool thing about Lisbon is that, sometimes, you can hear some live jazz from said castle while watching the sun set. Every Friday night in August, Castelo de São Jorge invites you to do just that, free of charge.

Here’s what the organizers say about each Friday night’s talent:
“August 7 – Elmano Coelho and friends.
Saxophonist Elmano Coelho combines the tradition of jazz with its essence and reformulates it again. His music is challenging, innovative, melodic, groovy and soulful, and creates a strong connection between jazz from the 50s and 60s to Contemporary.
The tenor saxophonist is accompanied by two reference musicians with whom he has played for years – Paulo Sérgio Matos on keyboards and Carlos Miguel on drums.

August 14 and 28 – Jéssica Pina Trio.
Jéssica Pina is a Portuguese trumpeter of African descent (Angola and Cape Verde) and with jazz influences, improvised music, and world music. Jéssica was part of the group of musicians who accompanied the American singer Madonna, in her new production MADAME X world tour. With an innate talent and a very unique identity and sonority, she brings soul/funk sounds with warm African influences.
She performs in an instrumental trio of soul music, funk, R&B, and Pop, with originals and covers. Jéssica Pina (Trumpet), Anderson Ivo (Keyboard) and Eron Gabriel (Drums).

August 21 – Michele Ribeiro Trio.
Michele Ribeiro, Brazilian pianist and composer, launched, in September her first authorial project, ‘Luz de Outono’.
Born in Brazil but living in Portugal since 2006, Michele collaborated in several projects related to Jazz and other musical genres, having accompanied well-known Portuguese interpreters such as the singer and composer Paulo de Carvalho. She’s joined by Romulo Duarte on the Bass and Rogério Pitomba on the Drums.”

FREE ENTRY* upon reservation via [email protected] or +351 218 800 620 (with ticket pickup on the same day, starting at 18h30, subject to space availability).

*The concerts are outdoors — because, you know, the sunset and stuff — but be safe anyway.

to Aug 28 | LIVE MUSIC | Summer Nights 2020 at MNAC | Chiado | FREE
Aug 14 @ 19:00 – 21:30
to Aug 28 | LIVE MUSIC | Summer Nights 2020 at MNAC | Chiado | FREE @ MNAC | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Lisbon’s Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (MNAC) has survived the apocalypse thus far, as clearly evidenced by the pregnant hipster couple on the left. To celebrate, they welcome back their Noites de Verão musical series to their Sculpture Garden, every Friday in August, starting at 19h.

From MANC:
“This year’s edition reinforces the identity of a program that focuses on the ethical dimension of art and its contribution as an essential factor in collective life. In this 11th edition of Summer Nights, we bring to MNAC, in the words of the producer Filho Único, ‘musicians and shows with courage, integrity, intelligence and emotional honesty, even more now than ever, in the challenging period we live in.'”

The program (with links to the artists):
August 7 – Nuno Rebelo.
August 14 – Cafetra presents Banda Fetra.
August 21 – Susana Santos Silva.
August 28 – José Braima Galissá.

Showtimes at 19h.

FREE ENTRY (but with limited capacity and a mandatory ticket from the box office, starting at 18h30, on a first-come-first-serve basis).

Aug
15
Sat
2020
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)
Aug 15 all-day
MUSIC | AtYourHome | FREE (Donations Welcome)

Music is life.
Everybody knows that.
But whenever the proverbial sh.t hits the proverbial fan, it seems that toilet paper becomes life. So musicians get hit pretty hard. And the fans get hit too…

If you are a fan of music and have enough toilet paper, “online music magazine curated by musicholics” Where The Music Meets has a nifty alternative for going to a live gig. They call it At Your Home, and here’s what they say:

“Due to this situation, many musicians and music promoters are struggling to make their living. The amount of canceled shows and festivals drains life from the music industry but also from live music consumers.

Where the Music Meets launches At Your Home platform in an attempt to give some love back to the musicians and at the same time helping to fight the cause. Every day we will broadcast live music shows recorded directly from musicians houses. No matter the technology. No matter the production. No matter the genre. No matter the projection of each act. We are all in this together.

Donations will be accepted during the shows and directed to the artists themselves. Also, a portion of those donations will be given to Project Open Air, to help in the matter of working on medical devices battling the COVID-19 virus (such as open-source ventilators), in orfer to have a fast and easy solution that can be reproduced and assembled locally worldwide.

Shows will happen every day until we get out of this situation.”

FREE.

Line-up and more info here.

ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE
Aug 15 all-day
ONLINE JAMS | Lisbon Irish Session Under Quarantine | FREE

In olden times, on any given boring Monday night, you could find a bunch of talented locals churning out some traditional Irish tunes at O’Gilin’s, our favorite (and the oldest) Irish pub in Lisbon.

Oh, how times have changed. O’Gilin’s has shut its doors indefinitely in the name of hygiene and peace. St. Patrick’s day 2020 in Lisbon was basically cancelled. And “the best pint of Guinness in town” has become but a sweet memory…

Luckily though, the lads and lassies behind Lisbon Irish Session won’t let a global pandemic keep them down. For the last few Mondays, they have been using their modern technology, violins, guitars, flutes, a bit of Irish luck, and the sheer power of will to keep the music alive.

Check out their Facebook page and Youtube channel to hear some defiance, Irish style. Updated roughly every Monday night, as per tradition.

FREE.

Here’s their latest.

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to Nov | OPEN-AIR THEATER | A Barraca a Céu Aberto | Santos | FREE
Aug 15 all-day
to Nov | OPEN-AIR THEATER | A Barraca a Céu Aberto | Santos | FREE @ Jardim Nuno Álvares | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

A BARRACA (“the tent”) is a local theater group founded in 1975 by actress and stage director Maria do Céu Guerra, director Mario Alberto, and playwright Hélder Costa. Back then, it belonged to an emerging movement of experimental independent theater companies, following the revolution, and at some point was considered the most popular theater company in Portugal. Maria, Mario and Hélder remain at its helm to this day.

This summer, A BARRACA emerges from the lockdown with a series of free open-air plays and performances for all ages.

The Program:
Saturdays at 17h and Sundays at 11h (until August 16th), for the kids:
-‘The Wonderful Adventures of Saltapocinhas’ by Aquilino Ribeiro;
The Tale of the Unknown Island by José Saramago.

Mondays at 21h (bi-weekly):
-‘Imaginary Encounters,’ debates between important characters in history, directed by Hélder Mateus da Costa.

Fridays and Mondays at 21h (bi-weekly, for “lovers of poetry, music, and theater”):
-‘Surprise nights’ with poetry recitals.

FREE ENTRY.

*Get more info and reserve your place through +351 213 965 360 or 213965275, or via [email protected].

to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won’t Move | Intendente | FREE
Aug 15 all-day
to Sept 12 | ART EXHIBIT | Gabriel Barbi: Sun That Won't Move | Intendente | FREE @ VERÃO | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Gabriel Barbi is a Brazilian painter who has lived in Lisbon for the last 13 years. The VERÃO gallery is proud to present his newest show, Sun that won’t move, all summer long. The opening on Sunday, June 21, from 16h to 20h30. The show is up until September 12th and can be seen via appointment through [email protected].

FREE ENTRY.
(mandatory use of mask).

to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 15 all-day
to Sept 12 | MUSIC, CINEMA, YOGA, AND MORE | Summer at CCB: The Best of Possible Worlds | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB, Lisbon | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB) has survived the ‘vid thus far and, to celebrate, they’re hosting a series of outdoor weekend concerts.

Here’s what they say:
“In time to resume, the Centro Cultural de Belém celebrates the summer with an outdoor program, corresponding to the need for all of us to get together.

Every weekend, the stage designed by João Luís Carrilho da Graça for Praça CCB hosts groups of jazz, funk, classical European music, and rock, sung in Portuguese (and more), in a diverse program open to the world.”

And there’s also a bunch of art exhibits, cinema, workshops, and all sorts of pandemic-free fun for the whole family all summer long.
We hope…

Full program, showtimes, and more info here.

ENTRY: FREE to 5€.

ON HOLD | Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra | Alfama | FREE
Aug 15 @ 08:00 – 18:00
ON HOLD | Weekly | MARKET | Feira da Ladra | Alfama | FREE @ Feira da Ladra | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the best market in Lisbon is on hold indefinitely.

The biggest and still the best outdoor market in Lisbon, every Tuesday morning and Saturday pretty much all day. “Ladra” means “thief” – while you can get some nice artisanal jewelry, 17th-century tiles, copper pots, and vintage LPs, this is also THE market to replace your missing phone charger or stolen backpack, pick up some off-the-truck books, and haggle over Soviet gas masks. Best place for gramophones in Europe bar none.

Morning time is when things are particularly sketchy, if you like that sort of thing. By 9, it’s mostly very nice shoppers, very civilized and such. Bonus: excellent street musicians forming impromptu gypsy orchestras with some real class and skill.

Take 712, 734 and 28 Electrico tram, or go by taxi, who all know where it is.

MARKET | Antiques | Estrela | FREE
Aug 15 @ 09:00 – 18:00
MARKET | Antiques | Estrela | FREE @ Jardim da Estrela

Antiques of all kinds, some crafts and artisanal goods, both edible and wearable, all in a get-away-from-it-all setting.

Everyone’s selling antiques in Lisbon these days, and the market held in Jardim da Estrela every third Saturday carries much the same as many others: old brass handles, pieces of chandeliers, those African statuettes that no one wants, and the occasional treasure. Like most antique markets, this one also has a decent selection of artisanal jewelry and some food. What makes it special is the setting: this quiet park in a residential area of the city is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Feira da Ladra or anything in the center. There’s a cafe right next to it if you need some liquid courage.

Weekly | MARKET | Used and Antique Books | Chiado | FREE
Aug 15 @ 09:00 – 18:00
Weekly | MARKET | Used and Antique Books | Chiado | FREE @ Feira dos alfarrabistas do Chiado | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Feira dos Alfarrabistas (used book dealer fair) is a great place to break up the monotony of chain stores in Chiado and pick up something truly unique. Most books here are in Portuguese, but there are always gems in English and French and occasionally other languages. Several sellers also usually carry antique prints, old postcards, and maps. A very pleasant place to browse, and the prices are usually fairer than other markets.

MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€
Aug 15 @ 10:00 – 17:00
MUSEUM | CCB Reopens to te Public | Belém | FREE-5€ @ CCB | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

Museums. Remember those things? They used to be boring. Until you couldn’t visit them anymore. Then you started to miss them…
Well, guess what? Monday, May 18th happens to be International Museum Day. And, to celebrate (seeing that Portugal has been handling the global pandemic thing relatively well), many of Lisbon’s museums are cautiously opening some of its doors — provided that you don’t act like a dumbass.

One such museum is Centro Cultural de Belem (CCB). And here’s what they say:
“Garagem Sul CCB reopens on International Museum Day, with the exhibition O Mar É a Nossa Terra (“The Sea is Our Land”), with free entry. After that day, it is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm.
Now, all visitors can walk through the exhibition accompanied by an explanatory audio guide, accessible via your mobile phone (we recommend that you bring your headphones).
For the youngest, we designed an “actividário”, a set of challenges and puzzles that lead families to discover the secrets of the Portuguese coastline.
The attendance to the public at the Ticket Office is resumed, between 3 pm and 8 pm, although the rule of preference for information and return of tickets by non-face-to-face means remains, as a contention measure of contagion.

The Berardo Collection Museum reopens to the public, under the conditions defined by FAMC-CB.

#CCBCidadeDigital will continue to make digital content freely available, every week, on Wednesdays and Fridays.”

Learn more here.

to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€
Aug 15 @ 10:00 – 19:00
to Jan 3 | INTERACTIVE ART EXHIBIT | Meet Vincent Van Gogh | Belém | 9-15€ @ Terrreiro das Missas | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal

If you’ve been around Lisbon this year, you may have seen those big yellow triangular things with Vincent Van Gogh’s face on them all over town. If you ventured outside during the lockdown, you may even have seen one or two of these being used as unofficial housing for the homeless, which Vincent would have likely liked. Those things are advertisements for Meet Vincent Van Gogh, and the show seems to have survived the ‘rona.
Here’s what the organizers say:
“The world-famous Van Gogh Museum invites you to step into Vincent van Gogh’s world and get closer to the brilliant artist than ever before. From the Netherlands to Paris, let Vincent guide you on a magical and multisensory journey through the most important moments of his extraordinary life. Immerse yourself in the Van Gogh Museum’s official experience, on display for a limited time only in the cultural heart of Lisbon.

*Tickets that were purchased for the dates between March 13 and May 31 are still valid until November 30, without the need to previously exchange them.”

Tickets and more info here.

ENTRY: 9-15€ (with discounted packages available).

Here’s a glimpse.

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