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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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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...

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...

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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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Looking back

On the initiative of the 47th government of the Constitutional Monarchy, in 1895, a Weather Station was built at Pico do Areeiro, at an altitude of 1700 meters. The work, which was made in wood,...

John Roderigo dos Passos (b. Chicago, 14/01/1896; d. Baltimore, 28/09/1970), American modernist writer of Portuguese descent. He graduated in Harvard and was one of the most acclaimed American...

We can see the village houses along “Estrada Real” 23, sugar cane plantations and the mill on the Serra de Água farm. | Prior to 1905. Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier...

“Caminho da Maiata”, Parish of Porto da Cruz, Municipality of Machico | After 1930.  Credits: Museu de Fotografia da Madeira - Atelier Vicente´s. FIGUEIRAS PHOTO 9.9 x 14.9 cm | Simple...

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