Serralves museum

serralves museum

Where is Serralves located?

/ 41.1585; -8.6577 Serralves is a cultural institution located in Porto, Portugal, and one of the most important institutions worldwide, ranking in the list of most-visited art museums in the world. It includes a Contemporary Art Museum, a Park and a Villa, each one an example of contemporary architecture, Modernism, and Art Deco architecture.

What to see at the Rua de Serralves?

From the garden which circulates around the Villa from behind, visitors can observe the extensive facade, which looks out over the Rua de Serralves. The main entrance is formed by a semicircular widening of the exterior wall, framed beneath a glass canopy. There is also a side entrance via a patio encased between the main building and the chapel.

What is Serralves em Festa?

Serralves em Festa is one of the largest festivals in Europe, covering a wide spectrum of the contemporary arts and family oriented activities including exhibitions, performances, music concerts, dance, theater, circus shows and fairs.

When was the Serralves Museum built?

The architectural plans for the Serralves Museum were first drawn up in 1991 by the architect Alvaro Siza. The new building was finally inaugurated in 1999, harmoniously integrated within the surrounding urban area and the pre-existing spaces of the gardens of the Park and Villa.

What is Serralves?

Serralves is a cultural institution located in Porto, Portugal, and one of the most important institutions worldwide, ranking in the list of most-visited art museums in the world. It includes a Contemporary Art Museum, a Park and a Villa, each one an example of contemporary architecture, Modernism, and Art Deco architecture.

What is the Serralves Museum?

The Serralves Museum opened in 1999 in order to endow Porto with a space dedicated to contemporary art. The programming combines in-house production of exhibitions with co-productions with distinguished international institutions, enabling circulation of works by both Portuguese and foreign artists.

What to do in Serralves Park?

Located right in the very heart of Porto, Serralves Park extends beyond Casa de Serralves across 18 hectares, including gardens, copses, a rose garden and a Romantic lake, to provide the ideal refuge for anyone wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Where can I get the free entrance to Serralves?

This offer is valid only at Serralves Foundation front office. Does not apply to online or joint tickets. Free entrance: Children under 12, Members of Amigos de Serralves, BPI clients.

What is the Casa de Serralves?

Casa de Serralves - in addition to serving as the Foundations head office - is an important extension of the Museum of Contemporary Art, used for presentation of temporary exhibitions.

What is Quinta de Serralves?

Quinta de Serralves (Serralves Farm) was originally referred as Mata-Sete farm. It pertained to the Cabral family prior to 1932, and although excluded from Jacques Grébers project for the Count of Vizela, it was subsequently subject to an intervention by Gréber.

What to see at the Rua de Serralves?

From the garden which circulates around the Villa from behind, visitors can observe the extensive facade, which looks out over the Rua de Serralves. The main entrance is formed by a semicircular widening of the exterior wall, framed beneath a glass canopy. There is also a side entrance via a patio encased between the main building and the chapel.

What is the Serralves Foundation?

Serralves Foundation ( Fundação Serralves) is an art foundation whose “mission is to raise the general publics awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment, via the Museum of Contemporary Art, Park and Auditorium”.

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