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  “MUDAS.Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Madeira”. May 18th - Open Day. Three themed visits to the exhibitions on display. A creative workshop. A themed workshop. 10:00 am - Thematic visit:...

From 10:00 am to 7:30 pm – Opening of the Museum to the public. 11h00/13h00/15h00/18h00 – “One thousand and one collections”. (45 minutes). Guided tours of Casa da...

At the “Museu Etnográfico da Madeira” (free entrance). From 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. From 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on 05/21 - Workshop “Ecological sustainability: the gypsy or bran stove”.

  The “Museu de Fotografia da Madeira – Atelier Vicente’s” is once again associated with the International Museum Day, an initiative of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)...

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Christmas is the high season in Madeira. Getting ready to celebrate Xmas requires dedication and total engagement. Building the crib (lapinha) is so much more than a mere ritual. It is a tradition...

About book/ Book description: Paradise is no more. She’s a stranger in her new home as she sails the choppy waters of teen life. Teresa longs for picture-perfect love, but in the real world you...

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...

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Online Displays

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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Looking back

The “Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's” shares today a set of photographs of some examples of cribs, localy known as "lapinhas de rochinha", which, in parallel with the stair cribs,...

Parish of Sé, Funchal Municipality | Between 1936 and 1945. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's.  PHOTO FIGUEIRAS 14.9 X 9.9 cm | Simple negative, glass |...

The “Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's” marks today the 140th anniversary of the birth of Vicente Ângelo Gomes da Silva (b. Funchal, 12/14/1881; d. Funchal, 04/17/1954), grandson of...

Today, the “Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's” joins the celebrations of Violin Day, with an concert image at the “Teatro Municipal Baltazar Dias”, which took place in 1962. This...

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