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Cultural Agenda

September 25th | 5 pm. In the Church of São Pedro, Funchal. "Afetos do Barroco" is the series of concerts title organized by the “Associação Orquestra Clássica da Madeira”m (AOCM), the...

From the 6th to the 8th of October. At the “Teatro Municipal Baltazar Dias”. The MARIOFA Festival returns to the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theater and to the streets of Funchal, in a fourth...

Until December 31st. At the “Museu de História Natural do Funchal”. This exhibition intends to present the work developed by “AMACO – Associação Madeirense para a Conservação Marinha”,...

From the 16th to the 18th of September. in Caniçal, Religious festival of great popularity in honor of Our Lady of Mercy that takes place on the third weekend of September. On...

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News

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

At the intersection of Infante street and Infante avenue (Funchal) | 80’s decade of the 20th century. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. FOTO FIGUEIRAS 6.1 x 9.1...

Parish of São Roque do Faial | 1920-1940. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. ÁLVARO NASCIMENTO FIGUEIRA 17.2 x 11.3 cm | Gelatin silver print MFM-AV, inv....

Panoramic view of parish of Quinta Grande (municipality of Câmara de Lobos) | After 1969. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. PERESTRELLOS PHOTOGRAPHOS 13 x 18...

In an unidentified place | Before 1905. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. JOAQUIM AUGUSTO DE SOUSA. 16.4 x 21.4 cm | Simple glass negative | Gelatin silverMFM-AV,...

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