Upcoming exhibitions

Sarah Affonso and Folk Art from the Minho

Sarah Affonso and Folk Art from the Minho

This exhibition focuses on the relationship between the work of Sarah Affonso and the popular art of the Minho region. Often remembered as the wife of Almada Negreiros, Sarah Affonso was a modernist artist in her own right, with a remarkable career.

The Rise of Islamic Art

The Rise of Islamic Art

On the year that marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian, this exhibition seeks to understand the growing Orientalism, that the collector and his contemporaries developed, through masterpieces of Islamic art from the Founder's Collection and other important international collections.

Summer Guests. Contemporary Jewellery in Portugal

Summer Guests. Contemporary Jewellery in Portugal

Contemporary jewellery in Portugal is the theme of this year’s edition of the Summer Guestsinitiative, with curator Cristina Filipe establishing relationships between jewels created in Portugal and works in the Gulbenkian Museum.

Irineu Destourelles. Subtitling

Irineu Destourelles. Subtitling

Artist Irineu Destourelles developed a project focused on the issues of colonial practices and social and power relations, taking as a starting point his own diaspora.

Art on Display

Art on Display

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Gulbenkian Museum, this exhibition takes as its starting point the display solutions thought for the opening of the Museum in 1969. It also recreates different exhibition design ideas created by Franco Albini, Carlo Scarpa, Lina Bo Bardi, Aldo van Eyck and Alison and Peter Smithson in other countries.