Most museums in Lisbon re-opened April 5, and theaters, cinemas, and live music venues on  April 19. Read more here. NOTE: Hours are changing constantly and shows still get cancelled, so please check with the organizers.

to Jan 28 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Aqui Lisboa: anos 80 by José Vieira Mendes | FREE

Arquivo Municipal de Lisboa - Fotográfico R. Palma 246, 1100-087 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Here's what the organizers of José Vieira Mendes' new solo show say: "The exhibition Aqui Lisboa: anos 80s reveals images of Lisbon, focusing on people, their actions, and gestures. The author, expressing "always in love with Lisbon", selected these images from a vast set made between 1982/83 captured by his first 35 mm reflex photographic […]


to Jan 22 | ART EXHIBIT | Maija Annikki Savolainen: Paperworks (See/Sea) | FREE

Arquivo Municipal de Lisboa R. Palma 246, 1100-394 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Here's what Finnish fine artist, photographer, and multimedia artist with a background in biology Maija Annikki Savolainen says about her latest solo show: "Paperworks is an ongoing investigation on light. It started with a folded A4 sheet and the series Sea/See. Rough photography, the fold on paper becomes a horizon line of an unidentified seascape […]


to Jan 30 | ARCHITECTURAL EXHIBIT | At Play | 6€

CCB Garagem Sul Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Architecture, essentially, is imagination at play. And so, to that end, here's what the CCB, the organizers of the multimedia exhibit At Play, says: "The exhibition is essentially centered on the idea of ‘Creating Worlds.' It attempts to bring together two characters: the architect and the child. Children’s games have always been a breeding ground […]


to Dec 31 | ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE VISITS | Rua dos Correeiros (NARC) | FREE

Praça do Comércio Praça do Comércio, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

It's no secret that banks, generally and historically speaking, are not very cool. However, here in Lisbon, near Rua Augusta's triumphal arch, underneath the headquarters of Millennium BCP Bank lie two-and-a-half millennia of Lisbon’s history — aka Rua dos Correeiros Archeological Site, aka NARC. And you can visit it for free. And that, you have […]


to Feb 19 | MULTIMEDIA EXHIBIT | Isaque Pinheiro: Da caverna | FREE

Zaratan - Arte Contemporânea R. de São Bento 432, 1250-221 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Lisbon-born and Porto-stationed multimedia artist Isaque Pinheiro comes to Zaratan gallery this new year to present the exhibition Da caverna ("From the Cave"). Here's how they describe it: "The creative process is usually developed through a logical sequence and tapers off into a certain premeditated result, all supposed rationality being based on intuition. The cave, […]


SOLO ART EXHIBIT | Catarina Sampaio Teixeira: Circumstance | FREE-3€

Com Calma - Espaço Cultural R. República da Bolívia 5 C, 1500-475 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Cultural space off the beaten path Com Calma invites you to multi-disciplinary artist Catarina Sampaio Teixeira's Circumstance this January. It's a solo exhibition that, in her words, "reflects on all the uncontrollable instances that happen in our lives, which we cannot perceive due to our human limitations." Catarina adds: "Life happens at an overwhelming pace, […]


WEEKLY | DANCE CLASSES | Aulas de danças latinas | FREE-TBD


Spain-bred and Lisbon-based dancer and teacher Celia Fernández Franco invites you to BUS - Paragem Cultural every Friday evening for some beginner Latin dance classes, from Samba to Cha Cha to Kizomba to Mambo and more, and the first trial lesson is free of charge. For reservations and more info, contact Celia via Facebook or […]



Galeria Zé dos Bois R. da Barroca 59, 1200-037 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Multimedia artist Manoel Barbosa describes !WART! at ZDB this Friday night as a "synthesis of 50 years of activity in the arts (painting, performance, drawing, installation, video art) 'officially' desired and reactivated mainly on January 21, 1972." He adds: "I possess uncontrollable desire to throw napalm around." FREE ENTRY.


HIP-HOP CONCERT | Nameless | 5€

Com Calma - Espaço Cultural R. República da Bolívia 5 C, 1500-475 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa

Portuguese rapper of Indian origin Nameless has been doing his thing, hip-hop-wise, since 2003. Thus, he is well-known throughout the Portuguese hip-hop scene, having collaborated with some of its biggest names over the years, and even making a Youtube video or two. Then, after more than 15 years of collaborative releases, Nameless finally released his […]


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