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What is the Mediterranean Diet? The exhibition answers this question by showing its multiple dimensions: the concept of cultural space and ancient Mediterranean lifestyle, an intangible cultural heritage passed down from generation to generation and its social and religious aspects, sacred foods and their symbologies, the products of the sea and land that support a diet of excellence recognized by the WHO – World Health Organization. The central focus is the territory and the multiple heritage of Tavira, the testimonies of the presence of civilizations of Antiquity, the cultural landscapes and products of the Ria Formosa, the productions of the barrocal and the mountains, the festivities and cultural practices that underlie the choice of Tavira as a representative community of Portugal in the application of the Mediterranean Diet to Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity presented in March 2012 at UNESCO headquarters. Films produced under the transnational application are projected and a kitchen space is recreated for information and experimentation activities, learning how to prepare and prepare food and culinary traditions.

Long-term exhibition where we can see archaeological remains from interventions in various parts of the city, dated in the majority of the century. XII. In addition to these materials inside the Islamic Nucleus, visitors will be able to observe a section of the Islamic wall that protected the citadel, visit the famous “Vaso de Tavira” and watch a video on the city’s Islamic history.

Vestiges of an ancient prehistoric settlement with megalithic funerary temples, built and used over several centuries, during the Chalcolithic period (3rd millennium B.C.), constituting a remarkable monumental ensemble. In the surroundings, natural cavities and crypts artificially excavated in the rock (hypogeus) were used, used at the same time as collective tombs. The monuments of the eastern grouping of the necropolis are museographed and can be visited. The monuments of the central tomb cluster are located on public grounds and are accessible to visitors. The remains of the Chalcolithic settlement and the other monuments are located on private properties, with access subject to the prior authorization of the respective owners.

Programmed as the main reference exhibition of the museum, occupying the industrial buildings of the previous factory building and spread over an area of about 1000 m2, “Portimão, Território e Identidade” represents a historical synthesis of the route designed by the local communities, since the pre -history to the present day, highlighting the most representative activities of economic, cultural and social life, divided into three routes.

The preserved industrial memory and the deep historical relationship with the Arade River and the Atlantic are the central themes of this route. Through it, the role of men and women in the most relevant economic activity in Portimão and the Algarve stands out, before the change to the new paradigm, the tourism industry. Departing from the factory space and in particular the refurbished “Casa de Descabeço”, the visitor is taken from the old auction room on the Portimão pier to the heart of the factories, following the process of manufacturing, packaging and promoting canned Portimão. It is divided into 5 cores: ** There is Fish on the Pier ** Between Whistles and “Mermaids” ** “Casa do Descabeço” ** Artes do Cheio, Artes do Voio ** Promotion – From Portimão to the World

In the former cistern at the Factory, where rainwater was collected and reused to feed the factory’s brine tanks and boilers, we now discover moving images of the underwater fauna and flora of the Arade River and the coastline of Portimão. In this same Cistern, in September 2013, the nucleus Ocean Revival – Portimão Underwater Park was installed, which made it possible for our visitors to follow on land what is going on underwater with the ships sunk about three miles from Praia de Alvor .

Exhibition “A look at the churches of Alcoutim” which aims to disseminate the script of the sacred art of the municipality, integrating it into the set of its cultural heritage and, thus, contributing to the knowledge of its unique history. vehicle of pedagogical extension to the local population, namely the school, this nucleus intends to make known the history of the county’s art, in the context of the history of regional, national and European art. This exhibition is guided by a historical / expository route, which begins in Manueline (16th century) and ends in Neoclassicism (19th century), consisting of panels with information related to each historical period and the graphic representations of the most important works . Along the way there are also showcases with some images, as well as liturgical implements.

Photography Exhibition by Frederico Furtado Júnior “Aljezur in the 40s, 50s, 60s of the 20th century”

The 5th edition of SOM RISCADO takes place between 19 and 22 November, a unique festival in its artistic concept in the south of the country, promoted by the Municipality of Loulé through the Cineteatro Louletano. Concerts, performances, interactive sound installations, talks and workshops in a bold and innovative program, which risks new horizons, which actively stimulates artists in the region through orders and involves the school community, and which, due to the diversity and originality of the proposals, covers several without forgetting minorities. From the experimental crossings between instrumental music and image to new exploratory approaches to sound art, there are many reasons to head to Loulé in these four days of discovery and amazement. The festival has the following institutional partners: Universidade do Algarve (ESEC, FCHS and CIAC), Loulé Secondary School, Quarteira Secondary School, ETIC_Algarve and Loulé Criativo, with RTP, Antena 1, Antena 3, Rimas and media partners Batidas, RUA Fm, Algarve Informativo and Barlavento. ————————————————– —————————————- ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING // Pre-Festival (day 0) > NOV 18 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Loulé Secondary School Introduction to Processing Workshop / Rodrigo Carvalho (Boris Chimp 504) * [session for schools] 17h00-20h00 | Auditorium […]

Paper is an extraordinary invention, mainly for its multiple uses, some of which are true works of art such as the Origami technique. In this workshop we intend to explore the narration of tales accompanied by folding of paper that magically transform and follow what is being narrated. Contents: – Paper as a resource to support narration; – The transforming power of objects; – The game of make-believe in the narrator-listener relationship; – The possibilities that the role gives us; – The manipulation of objects – the aesthetic movement in search of beauty; – The book as a game object and its relationship with paper; – Exploration of paper folding – Origami. Necessary material: Scissors and pencils (paper provided by TEL)