Culture

Discovering Serralves Park by night

Until the end of August, it is possible to visit Serralves Park when the sun sets. This is the third edition of "There is Light in the Park" (Há Luz no Parque) initiative; An event held in the evening that allows visiting or revisiting paths, trees, iconic objets d'art, which are illuminated and thus transform the nocturnal scenario into a unique experience.

"A Field after the Harvest" by Alberto Carneiro to enjoy at Culturgest

The installation "A Field after the Harvest for Our Body's Aesthetic Delight", from 1973-1976, by Alberto Carneiro is recreated in the exhibition space of Culturgest through the rigorous and careful organisation of elements from the cycle of nature, made of natural rye and straw.

Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation

The 2017 edition of Electronic Literature Organization presents conferences, a festival and exhibits under the theme "Electronic literature: affiliations, communities and translations", in such venues as Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão, the São Bento da Vitória Monastery and espaço Maus Hábitos/Saco Azul in Passos Manuel.

"Design by Porto, Porto by Design" exhibition ends 23 July

"Design by Porto, Porto by Design: 4 years of design from Porto City Hall" ends on Sunday 23 August at Palácio dos Correios building. The exhibition features the transformation of the visual communication of the municipality translated into flyers, mupis, urban billboards and catalogues.

Porto Academy brings art and science to town with notable architects

The 5th edition of Porto Academy kicks off 20 July. This event is promoted by Casa da Arquitectura and the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP). Summer School 2017 will run until 27 July throughout the city, including Rivoli Theatre, Faculty of Economy (FEP), Campinas District and the Faculty of Architecture.

Game Jam at Soares dos Reis National Museum

Next weekend, 22 and 23 July, the Soares dos Reis National Museum hosts a unique event: a Game Jam. In the context of the exhibition "The Global City - Lisbon in the Renaissance", presented at Soares dos Reis Museum, participants will develop a video game inspired in the sixteenth century navigation systems.

Coliseu Porto opens Autumn Season with Classical music concert

Great classical works such as the ones created by Brahms, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel and Tchaikovsky will be abundant at Coliseu Porto, in a concert that marks the autumn season, scheduled for 29 September at 9.30 pm.

Urban Art built on walls in Porto housing districts

The districts of Francos and Carvalhido now have two walls that reflect the realities of youth culture in urban environments. Porto City Hall understands the cultural significance of street art. It means embracing youth culture in all its forms and bringing together different generations and cultures.

Artistic projects "Reclaim the Future" in Campanhã

The Portuguese representation of "Visões Úteis", co-produced by Porto City Hall and in the context of the municipal programme "Cultura em Expansão" [Expanding Culture], takes place on July 13, 14 and 15 and it is driven by the will to provide public recognition to the work of agents, entities, collectives and associations in Campanhã.

Six finalists were selected for the Paulo Cunha e Silva Prize

Out of the 47 designated artists for the first edition of the "Paulo Cunha e Silva Prize", the jury has pinpointed six finalists. The prize will reward an artist below the age of 40 years, who have not set up an exhibition event of international importance more than once.