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 Sept 6 | ART | AQUARIA — ​​​​​​​Or the Illusion of a Boxed Sea | €9 | Belém

MAAT Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Works from Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Julien Creuzet, Simon Denny, Marjolijn Dijckman & Toril Johannessen, Michela de Mattei, Alice dos Reis, Eva Jack, Joan Jonas, Armin Linke, Superflex and Stef Veldhuis. From the organizers: "Aquaria – Or the Illusion of a Boxed Sea is an exhibition that looks at how the ocean has washed […]

to Sept 6 | ART | REHEARSAL FOR A COMMUNITY | Belém | €6-9

MAAT Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Works from the EDP Foundation Portuguese Art Collection from 1942 to the present day. From the organizers: "With 138 pieces by 56 artists, covering 80 years and thus intersecting generations, this exhibition featuring works from the EDP Foundation Portuguese Art Collection is curated by the artist Paulo Mendes, and intentionally spans its entire temporal arch: […]

to Aug 15 | ART | Cristina Ataíde. Embodying the void | Belém | FREE to €5

Museu Coleção Berardo Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Cristina Ataíde's work has been, for many years, one involving a variety of materials and approaches, but the ones that struck us about this show are a) the color red b) the use of data c) mountains. It's the best we can do without spoiling the fun, but in short, go — it's one of […]

to Sept 6 | INSTALLATION ART | Earth Bits – Sensing the Planetary | Belém | €6-9

MAAT Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Installation and interaction design by: Dotdotdot (Alessandro Masserdotti, Laura Dellamotta, Fabrizio Pignoloni, Sara Maniscalco, Federica Mandelli, Ambhika Samsen, Daniele Ciminieri, Nicola Ariutti, Giuseppe Cirillo, Tiziano Berti, Martina Merigo) From the organizers: "Earth Bits – Sensing the Planetary is a data-driven installation developed by the research and interaction design studio Dotdotdot that unpacks the complexities of the climate […]

to Sept 6 | ART | X is Not a Small Country | Belém | €6-9

MAAT Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Projects by Bard Studio (Rupali Gupte and Prasad Shetty), Bricklab (Abdulrahman Hisham Gazzaz and Turki Hisham Gazzaz), Ibiye Camp, Revital Cohen & Tuur van Balen, He Jing, Liam Young, Paulo Moreira (with Chão - Oficina de Etnografia Urbana and José Sarmento Matos), Rael San Fratello(Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello) and Wolfgang Tillmans. From the organizers: "X is […]

to Dec 31 | OUTDOOR MULTIMEDIA EXHIBIT | Dante Plus 700 | FREE

Museu dos Coches Lisbon

"If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought." Dante Alighieri. Well, it's been 700 years, and the present world is still going astray, but, nevertheless, still going. For example, for the rest of 2021, in theory, National Coach Museum in Belém is celebrating 700 years […]

to Aug 23 | MULTIMEDIA EXHIBIT | All I Want – Portuguese Women Artists from 1900 to 2020 | FREE

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Av. de Berna 45 A, 1067-001 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

According to classical musicians Ace of Base, all that she wants is just another baby. But we all know that, when it comes to women, things are not that complicated, nor are they that simple... Anyhoo. Here's what organizers the Gulbenkian say about 'All I want' — their all-female, three-month-long, two-century-spanning art exhibit openening June […]


to Nov 28 | ART EXHIBIT | Ai Wei Wei: Rapture | 6-32€

Cordoaria Nacional Av. da Índia, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Ai Wei Wei. You've probably heard of him. He's alright, I guess. Anyway, here's what he says: "Expressing oneself is a part of being human. To be deprived of a voice is to be told you are not a participant in society; ultimately it is a denial of humanity." And here's what Wikipedia adds: "Ai […]

€6 – €32

to Sept 27 | PAINTING EXHIBIT | Mário Dionísio – 50 anos de pintura | FREE

Casa da Achada - Centro Mário Dionísio R. da Achada 11, 1100-004 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa

Here's how Wikipedia describes Lisbon native and local legend Mario Dionisio de Assis Monteiro: "A multifaceted personality – poet, novelist, essayist, critic, painter – Mário Dionísio had a remarkable civic and cultural impact in the Portuguese twentieth century, with a particular focus on the literary and artistic domains." All summer long, Casa da Achada — […]


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