History of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s Art Exhibitions
Presentation of the Catalogue
LocationAuditorium 2 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
The conference will be broadcasted live on Facebook (in portuguese) and will also be available on this page.
The presentation of the digital catalogue devoted to art exhibitions organised by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, developed between 2014 and 2020, incorporates the study, digitalisation, inventorying and dissemination of the Foundation’s exhibition history between 1957 and 2016. 1343 exhibitions are presented, along with the survey and systematisation of around 30,000 associated documents (for example, exhibition images, invitations, posters, letters and leaflets). The project is the result of a strategic partnership between the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Institute of Art History, FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.
Under the direction of Helena de Freitas (2014-16) and Leonor Nazaré (since 2016), for the Gulbenkian Foundation, and of Raquel Henriques da Silva, for the IHA, this research project had the executive and editorial coordination of Matilde Corrêa Mendes and the scientific coordination (research and associate production) of one of the members of the IHA – Leonor Oliveira (2014), Joana Baião (2015-16) and Isabel Falcão (since 2016).