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December 23 at 8 pm.  In the Church of São Bento, Ribeira Brava.  The “AOCM – Associação Orquestra Clássica da Madeira” - continues its concert cycle - DECEMBER BARROQUE - in partnership...

Until January 16, 2021.  At the Ethnographic Museum of Madeira.  The frame of the crib or lapinha, as it is called in the archipelago, is one of the symbolic rituals of the celebration,...

On December 19th, 20th and 21st at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. In the auditorium of the “Centro de Congressos da Madeira”. The “Orquestra Clássica da Madeira” presents an original work by João...

From December 19 to April 3, 2021. Porta 33. Opening hours: 16h00 to 20h00 *.  * The extended opening hours of the "Clorophilia" exhibition are exceptionally due to the concern to...

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In the week before the 3rd concert of “MUDAS.Experimental Sessions” project, we share with you a concert excerpt that took place last October 3rd, 2020, under the responsibility of musicians Eduardo...

Dear Sirs,First, I would like to thank you for your dedication and commitment concerning this unprecedented situation. I´m fully aware that you´ve been functioning in very difficult and...

Emergency Support Line for the Arts and Culture Sector of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.The Regional Government Council, after gathering on Plenary session, on 2 April 2020, decided to create an...

Emergency Support Line for the Arts Sector – Cultural Development FundThe Minister of Culture, through the Cultural Development Fund, in combination with the Directorate-General for the Arts...

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The exhibition "Máscaras do Mundo" in the Universe of Memories João Carlos Abreu, presents one of the collections that integrate the museum collection unit, composed of masks from different parts of...

This week we recall the temporary exhibitions, these being projects where ideas, knowledge and sensibilities cross over and, through a creative process, construct new speeches and interpretations,...

As part of the project developed at the museum, which resulted in a temporary exhibition and the edition, in 2019, of the book Festas e Romarias da Madeira (Madeira´s Festivals and Pilgrimages) (No....

“Yoyo” – With Wood Inlay. Madeira Island has a dense forest, therefore since the beginning of the colonization the settlers resorted to raw materials which the environment made available to them,...

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Works, Artists and Collections

Porcelain (biscuit). Leopoldo de Almeida (1898-1975). “Vista Alegre”. Portugal, 20th century. Credits: Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas.        

Wax, shells, shells, wood, fabric, paper, mirror and glass. Portugal, 19th century.  Credits: Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas    

Unknown author.  Ivory. Europe, 19th century. Credits: Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas      

Tiles panel, "Sombra Orquídea" - Lourdes Castro, Portugal, 1998.  Credits: Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas   

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Pilgrimages are distinguished from other religious festivals by the character of pilgrimage, the route taken by the faithful, the “pilgrims”, to the sanctuary where the festival is celebrated, on...

Amália Rodrigues starred in several seasons of Fado at Café Luso between 1947 and 1950. It was around this time, and in the same place, that Maximiano de Sousa met her, she who was already a star in...

Casino Monumental was one of the Funchal’s night last century references of the 20s and 30s. In 1926, it was announced that the entertainment space was open every day from 3:00 pm to 1:00 am with...

In 1946 the Madeiran Music Academy opened its doors, an institution that definitively brought artistic teaching to Madeira, based on notable teachers and concert players, most of whom belonged to...

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Ponta do Sol Parish and Municipality. The Church tower of Nossa Senhora da Luz can be seen in the center, which was built in the late 15th century. | Later 1930. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da...

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965) British politician and statesman, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (between 1940 -1945 and between 1951-1955). He was also a...

The “old” year is personified by the boy Vicente Ângelo Gomes da Silva who was, in his adult life, photographer and manager of Photographia Vicente, and the “new” year is represented by his half...

Irish writer awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925). He was also a journalist, essayist, novelist and playwright, and his play "Pygmalion" adapted for a film in 1938, was awarded the...

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