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Cultural Agenda

Throughout the month of June 2024, the Madeira Regional Government / Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture, through the Regional Directorate of Culture, presents the first edition of "Ópera...

From 24 to 26th May, at 8 p.m. At the gardens of the Quinta das Cruzes Museum. The Associação Avesso, in partnership with the Regional Secretariat for Tourism and Culture and the Regional...

From May 2nd to 26th. May 4th | 10:00 a.m.- Symbolic construction of the Wall of Hope. Children place a flower on the “Wall of Hope”, in a symbolic appeal for Peace. At Praça do...

The exhibition will be on display from April to August 2024. This exhibition, highlighting the lesser-known and more intimate aspects of these two icons of world architecture, promises to offer a...

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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 and Municipality of Machico | Before 1905. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. JOAQUIM AUGUSTO DE SOUSA. 8.9 x 12 cm | Simple glass negative | Gelatin...

Between the 1920s and 1940s. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. ÁLVARO NASCIMENTO FIGUEIRA. 6.4 X 8.9 cm | Simple glass negative | Gelatin...

In the bay of Funchal | 1930s. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's. HEINO SCHMIDT. 6.4 x 6.1 cm | film | Gelatin silver. MFM-AV, inv. HST/4. On deposit...

On the Pelourinho bridge, parish of Sé, municipality of Funchal | 1906. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente's ALEXANDER LAMONT HENDERSON. 8.2 x 8.2 cm | single...

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