Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Av. de Berna 45 A, 1067-001 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa
From the organizers: "This exhibition brings together works by 18 contemporary artists and casts from the collection of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon. It takes a close look at casting, and the role it plays not only in sculpture, but also in many aspects of the everyday world. Casting has been a way […]
Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema R. Barata Salgueiro 39, 1250-044 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa
Some time during the last decade, for reasons still largely unknown, K-Pop made South Korea mainstream. Then, two years ago, Parasite brought South Korean cinema to the mainstream. And sixteen years before that, Oldboy brought South Korean cinema to the lesser-main-stream. However, this January, Cinemateca Portuguesa reminds us that South Korean cinema has actually been […]
Citywalks is a neat little website that is exactly what it sounds like. Except that you don't really need to fly, walk, or even get up to enjoy dozens of cities around the world, from Tokyo to Kazan to Lisbon to NYC to Bogota and more. "Wander around and chat with your friends," day or […]
Here's what cool dead German Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said about Coronavirus and the likes some two hundred years ago: "Enjoy when you can, endure when you must." Today, Coronavirus or not, one thing Portugal is full of is Germans. Which is one of the many reasons why The Goethe-Institut Portugal is hosting an […]
Google Arts and Culture is one of many ways to avoid catching the 'rona this new decade. And if you want to check out some local museums in 2d – like, say, the National Azulejo Museum – they are your go-to too. FREE.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum is one of Lisbon's biggest and most historically renowned art collections. And, due to the lockdown, it's closed. But that doesn't mean you can't check it out on a screen. "Explore the 360 virtual tour through the Founder’s Collection and Modern Collection galleries" here, for free.
It's a little cold to go swimming in Portugal these days. And it also might be against the lockdown rules. Still, deep down, Portugal is the sea. And here's what CCB, the organizers of this free online exhibit, say about that: "The video installation Deep down is the Sea, by Graça Castanheira, is now available […]
As is often the case with Lisbon even before the 'rona, deadlines don't really mean much. This is often good news for, say, fans of Vincent Van Gogh. Case in point: the massively-advertised-all-around-town Meet Vincent Van Gogh exhibit in Belém has now been extended to February 7th, 2021.* Here's what the organizers say about it: […]
MAAT - Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal, Lisboa
FLAD (the Luso-American Development Foundation) was founded in 1986, and here's what they say about themselves: "Every day we work to promote the development of Portugal in cooperation with the United States of America. And it’s by assuming this mission that FLAD constitutes itself as a bridge between the two countries, a resource of excellence […]
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