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They are, in fact, more than “100 Memories of Castro Marim”, a collection of letters, photographs, postcards, documents, books and many other memorabilia that were left to the new Digital Archive of the city hall, contributing to the construction of a new look about Castro’s cultural and social identity. The “100 Memories” project was born at the end of 2019, with a challenge launched to the population to give these personal and / or family memories to the Municipality. Inspired by the need to preserve, treat and disseminate Castro Marim’s historical documentation, Castro Marim’s autarchy built a chronologically contextualized narrative, which allows not only a rescue of the past, but also the construction of a new meaning about it. In the digital archive you can search and consult the documentation held by the Municipality of Castro Marim. This documentation is part of the collection with an extensive documentary volume, so the database will be periodically loaded and updated. Thus, the community is appealed to continue to contribute to this estate, sending their memories, by loan or donation, via email 100memorias@cm-castromarim.pt. In this dive into individual and fragmented memories, an audiovisual survey was also carried out on the intangible heritage of […]

EXHIBITION 8 APRIL – 3 JULY 2021 LÍGIA OLIVEIRA BETWEEN LAND AND SEA BETWEEN THE SEA AND THE SHORE Biography Lígia Oliveira grew up surrounded by the tranquility of the landscapes of southern Portugal, which have inspired her ever since. She initially studied Product Design, and later obtained a PhD in Urban Design in Barcelona, ​​where she had the experience of working in various disciplines and cultures. This helped Oliveira to develop a broader approach to art, by understanding the physical space and its elements, its relationship with other disciplines and to train the eye for details at different scales. Fascinated by the possibilities of expression and investigation of art, with her work Oliveira intends to touch, inform and inspire emotionally for an integrated relationship with nature. Multiplying the elements until they form patterns fascinates her, as well as finding new ways to interact with each other, in a balance between discipline and freedom of expression. These repetitive sequences transform the painting process into a tranquilizing and meditative act. Oliveira was a professor at the University of Porto and a researcher at the University of Barcelona. She is the author of several scientific articles, co-author of the book The Economy […]

Exhibition integrated in Portimão City Day Celebrations. In the social context of the current pandemic, the 20th Photographic Race in Portimão had a special edition Covid 19. Exhibition of the best works of the 20th Photographic Race of Portimão, in a very special thematic edition about COVID-19 and its profound social impact. Strange Times, Signs of Distance, Places of Hope and Solidarity, were the 4 themes that challenged the gaze and creativity of the participants, at a difficult time for all communities, but which simultaneously constitutes an important visual contribution in the collection of testimonies of our present for future memory. This initiative has as a media partner the South Information and has the support of the following companies and entities: Ocean Revival, CLCC, ETIC_Algarve, Ana-Ana, Restinga and Friends of the Museum of Portimão. The exhibition can be visited until April 25, 2021.

BLUE BOW CAMPAIGN April 1st to 30th Location: Lagos Municipality Org .: CPCJ – Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Lagos The Blue Ribbon Campaign started in 1989 in Virginia, USA, when a grandmother, Bonnie W. Finney, tied a blue ribbon to her car’s antenna as a way of alerting the curious who questioned her about the ills. treatments suffered by his granddaughter, who had already brutally killed his grandson. Why blue? Because, despite being a beautiful color, Bonnie Finney did not want to forget the beaten and bruised bodies of her two grandchildren. Blue would serve as a constant reminder of her struggle to protect children from abuse. This story, in addition to demonstrating how the concern of a single citizen had an effect on awakening the consciences of the general public, became universal, giving rise to a campaign for the Prevention of Child Abuse, to which the National Commission for Promotion of the Rights and Protection of Children and Youth (at national level) and the Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth in Lagos (at the local level) have come together, with the aim of raising awareness of the care and protection of children. […]

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. Location: Tavira Municipal Museum | Islamic Nucleus Monday to Friday: 09:30 – 16:30, Saturday: 09:30 – 12:30

Designed for all audiences, the exhibition allows the learning of the multiple dimensions of this heritage and its pedagogical exploitation by schools, in the areas of human health and nutrition. It results from the preparatory work for the Transnational Candidacy of the Mediterranean Diet to Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, presented to UNESCO in March 2012, for which Tavira was chosen as the representative community of Portugal. This Candidacy involves not only our country, but also Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Morocco in sharing a common civilizational heritage. Location: Tavira Municipal Museum | Gallery’s Palace | Monday to Friday: 09:30 – 16:30, Saturday: 09:30 – 12:30

Praça do Mar Art Gallery – Quarteira From Fan to Fam – by Nuno Viegas from April 6 to May 29, 2021 Nuno Viegas will be present at the Gallery, between 4 pm and 6 pm on April 6. De Fan, the Family presents us with fragments of the history of the beginning of the career of Nuno Viegas, the visual artist from Quarteirense who has been taking large steps in the international urban art scene. After completing his master’s degree at the University of Algarve, Nuno Viegas left, at the end of 2014, on an adventure towards Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. This trip opened the door to a future that was previously unthinkable. Over the following years, Nuno had the opportunity to meet and establish ties with some of the artists he most admires, whom he has always idolized. These artists have been a great support in the constant evolution of Nuno Viegas’ career. This exhibition tells stories of Nuno Viegas’ journey with his friends to this day through works by the artist and his idols … His family in the world of the arts. from thursday to saturday 09.30h to 13.30h 15.00h to 18.00h The visit to the […]

Painting Exhibition “Minhas Raízes” by Vitor Pisco April 5th to 27th Art Gallery Painter Samora Barros Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Vítor Pisco began to draw and paint as a child by the fireplace. Then, in elementary school, in the breaks I stayed in the classroom to draw, while his classmates went to play ball. He learns the first oil painting techniques as an adult, first to observe in books and then with the impressionist painter Camol D’Évora. He starts with acrylic painting and mixed media. Vítor Pisco will drink to several influentials but prefers a free style without rules. His favorite painters are Picasso, Salvador Dali, Van Gogh, Marc Chagall and Kandinsky. His favorite styles are: expressionism, neo expressionism, abstractionism and figurative expressionism. The exhibition consists of a retrospective on my memories, roots, relationship with local culture, work in the field, nature, animals and trips through the Alentejo. The techniques used are acrylic, oil and mixed media. My inspirations come from the memories of the Alentejo of yesteryear and some from the present. On the screens you can see harvesters, shepherds, mondadeira, […]

Counter-wall Ana Vidigal, Nuno-Nunes Ferreira, Pedro Gomes Curated by Hugo Dinis Tavira Municipal Museum / Palácio da Galeria Opening: April 10, 2021 Exhibition: April 10 to July 10, 2021 Free entry Open from Tuesday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and on Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. [Access to the Municipal Museum of Tavira is conditioned to the aspects of individual security and maximum capacity in the rooms in accordance with the rules issued by the Directorate-General for Health, the use of a mask being mandatory. All the rules of social distance and space hygiene will be guaranteed]. The Municipal Museum of Tavira / Palácio da Galeria, presents from April 10 to July 10 the curatorial project Contra-Parede, by Hugo Dinis, with works in dialogue by the artists Ana Vidigal, Nuno Nunes-Ferreira and Pedro Gomes. Starting from an extended discussion around the wall as a privileged place for intervention in the public space, the artists propose to question the architectural space in which the works are presented. At the same time, considering the social, historical, cultural and political space in which the museum equipment is inserted, […]

Discover the Old Town of Albufeira, through narrow alleys reminiscent of the city’s Moorish past. Discover the history, culture and traditions of our ancestors and take the opportunity to fill your lungs with the smell of the sea and your eyes with one of the most breathtaking landscapes over the city bay. Visits are free, requiring only prior registration, up to two days before the desired date, via email: turismo@cm-albufeira.pt | phone: 289 599 502 The “Discovering the Old Center of Albufeira” program, which aims to make known the built heritage of greatest tourist and historical interest in the locality, is conducted under the guidance of technicians from the Municipality’s Tourism Division, in Portuguese and English, and has a approximate duration of 2 hours. The meeting point is scheduled for 10 am, at Beato Vicente, Largo Jacinto d’Ayet, next to the Santana Church (18th century). Participation is free and the use of a mask is mandatory. The group, consisting of a maximum of ten participants, continues the visit towards the Igreja Matriz (late 18th century), passing by the Church of S. Sebastião (Museu de Arte Sacra, without visit), Rua Pedro Samora, Rua Henrique Draft, visiting the Misericórdia Chapel (15th century), […]

The Stories of Ana Paula Reading “Great Friends” by Linda Sarah and Benji Davies

In gentle yoga, you take time to feel your body and move with your breath. Breath and movement are aligned. In this way gentle yoga supports us in keeping our organs healthy and joints lubricated. Gentle yoga is a bridge between moving in flow and staying stationary. It is a midway, where there is equilibrium and bliss in every pose. You stay in a pose long enough to enjoy that you are not pushing yourself. Gentle yoga equally strengthens and stretches, increasing flexibility and repairing muscles that are in need of love. Join me for these gentle, non-strenuous flows to feel more grounded in your body and lifted in your mind.