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Cultural Agenda

The temporary exhibition “Madeira and the Winds of Emigration” will be open to the public, at the Madeira Ethnographic Museum, in Ribeira Brava, from April 9th ​​to 27th. The temporary exhibition,...

Exhibition "Siza & Oscar Beyond the sea". April 12 to September 13.In Fortaleza de São João Baptista do Pico; Free Entrance Fotography: José Roberto Bassul Curatorship:...

From April 16th to 21st. In the Avenida Arriaga, Funchal. Like previous editions, this year's event features the presence of five Madeiran rum producers, William Hinton Rum - Madeira,...

Until March 23rd. Throughout the month of March, 10 concerts are scheduled to take place in Funchal, Calheta (March 15th) and Porto Santo Island (March 16th). Festival promoted by the Associação...

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News

The Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture will once again be present at the Funchal Book Fair with its own stand and with a view to publicizing the editorial investment increased in recent...

Today,128 years have passed since the birth of John Dos Passos.This anniversary will also be marked tomorrow, January 15th, at 5 p.m., at the John Dos Passos Cultural Center, in Ponta do Sol, with...

Madeira's First Aviator, Joseph A. Costa by José Luís Freitas highlights the life story of Madeira's first aviator.  Launch price: 20% off until November 10th.  Onlin Store

Madeira was once again the “Best Island Destination in Europe” in the 30th edition of the “World Travel Awards” 2023, beating the other 11 islands that were also in the vote. This is the 9th time...

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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

 Parish of São Pedro, Municipality of Funchal. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. PHOTOGRAPHIA VICENTE. 24 x 18 cm | Simple negative, glass | Gelatin...

Municipality of Funchal | Before 1899. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. JOAQUIM AUGUSTO DE SOUSA. 10.8 x 16.4 cm | Stereoscopic glass negative | Gelatin...

Seen from inside the warehouses of the São Filipe factory, Parish of Sé, Municipality of Funchal | Between the 1920s and 1940s. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier...

In municipality of Calheta | Late 19th to mid-20th century. Credits: O Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. PERESTRELLOS PHOTOGRAPHS. 17.9 x 23.9 cm | Simple glass...

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