The Art Library and the Gulbenkian Archives are housed in the Headquarters and Museum building which opened in 1969 and is considered a milestone in Portuguese museum architecture, having been awarded the Valmor Prize in 1975


The Art Library offers a diversified collection of documents in the areas of art history, modern and contemporary visual arts, architecture, photography, and Portuguese design, as well as on different subjects relevant to the study and knowledge of the art collections of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and the Modern Art Centre.

The Gulbenkian Archives have a collection in which the themes are directly or indirectly related to the life and work of Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian and the history of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.



Updated on 14 december 2021

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