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The Castle Tower of Silves hosts, between April 12 and July 10, the photography exhibition “Time Lapses – In the Algarve, a Parar o Tempo”, by João António Fazenda. The exhibition portrays images of an Algarve, fleeting and changeable, real or dreamed but always beautiful, captured by the photographer, with his eyes, with his underlying imaginary, also marked by the passing of time. According to the author, an Algarve photographer, “to photograph is to make a cut in time; it is, in a way, to stop it, the instant the camera’s shutter is released. The resulting images are pieces of time that are retained in them.” The exhibition takes place as part of the commemorations of the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Enjoy the heritage and discover the magnificent images of João António Fazenda.

Exhibition “Roots”, by Margarida Tengarrinha Roots” is the title chosen by Margarida Tengarrinha for her new exhibition, composed of a set of Chinese ink drawings. For Margarida Tengarrinha, these are communicative, supportive ROOTS, defenders of the weakest and weakest, an important lesson of strong symbolism for all of us! The exhibition will be open until the 26th of June and was part of the commemorations of the 25th of April in Portimão.

On May 13th and 14th, there are stories and toys in your pocket at the Portimão Municipal Library! To mark International Family Day, which is celebrated on 📍 May 15, the Manuel Teixeira Gomes Municipal Library will promote the initiative “I bring a toy in my pocket”, by Bru Junça and Patrícia Azevedo Godinho. For the 📍13th of May, the workshop “I bring a story in my pocket” is scheduled, which will take place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, aimed at educators, teachers and librarians. The next day, from 10:00 to 12:00, it will be the turn of the workshop “I bring a Toy in the Pocket”, between 10:00 and 12:00 and aimed at families (children between 5 and 10 years old accompanied by an adult). Participants are invited to bring a toy and share their memories, experiences and stories, while building a collection of postcards through the composition of the shadows of these toys. Both activities are free, for a maximum of 20 participants, and registration must be made by phone number 📞282 480 476 or via email Biblioteca.portimao@cm-portimao.pt

From the 13th to the 15th of May, Teia d’Impulsos brings together the municipalities of Lagoa, Monchique, Portimão and Silves in the Auditorium of the Museum of Portimão for the 4th edition of the Jornadas do Arade, with the purpose of reflecting on the present and projecting the future. of Terras do Arade, exploiting its resources in a sustainable way, or was it not a sub-region with its own geographical, economic, social, cultural and ecological identity. The program is divided into several moments of sharing knowledge and experiences, between presentation of free communications and competition of ideas, conferences, round tables, gatherings and even on the last day, a tour to discover this heritage. . Check the program and secure your spot now at https://bit.ly/3xzROxS Registrations open until May 11th, subject to seat availability!

This exhibition explores the affinities between gastronomy and art, having as protagonists the best Portuguese chefs and plastic artists, who focus on their culinary and artistic works a dialogue inspired by the canning industry. From “Eat & Art”, which is part of the CAN THE CAN project, a book and a set of 18 works of art were born, with the theme of the canning industry and 18 dishes, using a Portuguese canned food product. The initiative explores the creative component of two apparently distant activities, but united by common elements throughout history, evoking and celebrating this connection between the taste of preserves and art, meeting again, in this exhibition at the Portimão Museum, in the space where used an old cannery.

An exhibition on maritime themes, it evokes the figure of King D. Carlos and his strong relationship with the sea, giving special emphasis to the photographic work, carried out during trips along the Algarve coast, aboard the yacht “D. Amelia”, at the end of the 19th century. 19th and beginning of the 19th century. XX. From this oceanographic passion, and in addition to the images captured in the Algarve, it is possible to observe, among other pieces, one of his cameras and respective tripod, an on-board chair and the so-called “Botica”, a portable pharmacy used in his travels. sea, as well as one of the buoys belonging to the royal vessel. This exhibition is a pioneering initiative of the Portimão Museum, in close collaboration with the Casa de Bragança Foundation, the Maritime Museum and the Pharmacy Museum, which will reveal images from another time, of the people and landscapes of the coast and the Algarve sea. .

Bruno Batista returns to the Municipal Library of Silves, on the 13th and 14th of May, with two short story sessions and lots of entertainment. On May 13, the session with the theme “Amiguinhos da Floresta”, will start at 10:30 am and is aimed at children between 6 and 12 years old. The following day, at 3:30 pm, the storyteller will promote a reading session for the general public. More information about the initiative can be obtained from the Library by calling 282 440 899 or by emailing Biblioteca@cm-silves.pt.

SATURDAYS WITH SCIENCE AT CENTRO CIÊNCIA VIVA DE TAVIRA | 6 to 12 years | 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm 14.05 – Magnetic Trains – When we talk about attraction between two metals, magnetism stands out, but is it possible to use this principle for movement? Come challenge the invisible forces of magnetism and build a powered train from this physical property! 21.05 – Fingerprints – Do you know what your fingerprints hide? Come learn what our fingertips can count and unravel the mystery. 28.05 | Gummies and more gummies- We already know that we shouldn’t eat too many sweets but…is there science hidden in the gummies we love so much? What are they made of and how are they made? In this activity we have a good justification to taste delicious gummies because they will be special… they will be made by us! Hours: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm Target audience: 6 to 12 years old Location: Living Science Center of Tavira Price: 5€ MANDATORY REGISTRATION. It is necessary to bring a snack. Information and registration: 281 326 231 | 924 452 528 | geral@cvtavira.pt

The Municipal Library of Silves will receive on May 14, at 5:00 pm, the presentation of the book “Nunca Pares”, by Emanuel Mendes. The work addresses the experience lived by the author along the Ways of Santiago and Fátima. + ABOUT EMANUEL MENDES Born on December 7, 1979, in Lisbon, Emanuel Mendes spent his childhood and adolescence in Alfama. He attended secondary school at Escola Secundária Gil Vicente and at the age of 18 he began his military career, as a volunteer in the Navy in the specialty of Marines, having taken the officer training course here. He participated in the peace support mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, returning after that mission to the Marine School, where he remained linked to instruction until the end of his career in the Armed Forces in December 2003. In January 2004, he begins the training course for agents of the Maritime Police, serving in various commands nationwide. He attended the Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon, but did not complete it. In 2010, he started the course as an airline pilot and later as an airplane flight instructor. Currently the author works as an airline […]