Culture

Six galleries in Porto display collective exhibition to demonstrate why galleries play an important role in society

Mayor Rui Moreira visited the collective exhibition, alongside Guilherme Blanc, who also participated in the project while responsible for the department of Contemporary Art and Cinema, and were joined by the commissioner of the project, Miguel von Hafe Pérez, touring the galleries included in the collective exhibition themed “Situação 21”.

Short term loan of Aurélia de Sousa’s self-portrait to a temporary exhibition at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The Ministry of Culture and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation requested a loan of the work “Santo António”, by Aurélia de Sousa, to Porto City Hall. This portrait is part of the collection of the Museu da Cidade (Casa Marta Ortigão Sampaio) and is to be displayed in the temporary exhibition themed “Tudo o que eu quero – Artistas portuguesas de 1900 a 2020”.

Campo Alegre movie theatre reopens with cycle devoted to the work of Joseph Losey

On 19th April, cinema aficionados will be given free rein to enjoy some of the most memorable films by American director Joseph Losey.

Second edition of “Fórum do Futuro: Vita Nova” is available as of 16th April

The first edition of the book “Fórum do Futuro: Vita Nova” was launched to mark the seventh edition of the Forum of the Future, which was not held due to the ongoing pandemic. Now out of print, the book will be reprinted and will be available for purchase, as of 16th April, at the Municipal Gallery of Porto and partner entities.

“And So? The End” as well as other performances available online under the Cultura em Expansão programme

Following the “Princesa Bruxa” and “Uma Coisa Longínqua” – which is available online until 20th April -, the programme Cultura em Expansão provides two new performances, starting today, 13th April. Access is free.

Little minds at work with BMAG storytelling “Sábados a Contar”

The storytelling cycle “Sábados a Contar” is back today, 10th April, to the Almeida Garrett Municipal Library (BMAG), at 11 am. BMAG features two sessions each Saturday, under the storytelling cycle “Sábados a Contar”to families with children aged three and six years old, with the bonus theme workshop at the end of each session.

Theatre and dance at Porto Municipal Theatre’s virtual stage

Porto Municipal Theatre takes to the online stage the premieres of the works “If only this was about food + Cor de burro quando foge”, on 9th April, at 9 pm – transmitted on Facebook & Youtube TMP. The performances are available on 10th and 11th April, through the BOL Live Streaming, for 48 hours.