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Textile Residence with Mértola Weaving Workshop – Museo del Tessuto di Prato

The first Textile Residence with the Cooperativa de Tecelagem de Mértola took place in 2022 as part of the Creative Wear + Project, co-financed by INTERREG MED, having as partners the Passa ao Futuro Association, the Arteria Lab of the University of Évora and the Museo del Tessuto di Plate (Italy). Ler mais Textile Residence with Mértola Weaving Workshop – Museo del Tessuto di Prato

Drawn Surfaces Exhibition: Mértola Islamic Ceramics and Textile Design

The 2nd year students pursuing the Fashion Design Degree of the University of Lisbon Faculty of Architecture were challenged to explore textile technologies to obtain designs on the textile surface. Within the curricular module of Fashion Materials II, they studied ceramic pieces from the catalogue of the Mértola Archaeological Site. Ler mais Drawn Surfaces Exhibition: Mértola Islamic Ceramics and Textile Design

International Museum Day

The International Museum Day, celebrated annually on 18 May, was created in 1977 by the International Council of Museums – ICOM with the aim of promoting reflection on the role of museums in society. For 2022, ICOM proposes the theme ‘The Power of Museums’ aiming to explore the potential of museums to bring about positive change in their communities and to build a better future. Ler mais International Museum Day

Textile Design Residencies at the Mértola Weaving Workshop

Within the scope of the partnership that Mértola City Council maintains with the Association Passa Ao Futuro and Cooperativa Oficina de Tecelagem (Weaving Workshop Cooperative), the residency ALENTEJO HERITAGE TEXTILES took place during the months of March and April, connecting the weavers of the Mértola Weaving Workshop with designers Emma Pucci and Valentina Pilia from Flores Textile Studio, as well as maker Daniel Heer and artist Cian McConn from the Machen Colletive. Ler mais Textile Design Residencies at the Mértola Weaving Workshop

Exhibition – ‘Salazar 40 anos?’ (Salazar 40 years?) – Drawings by Cláudio Torres

Casa das Artes Mário Elias – Mértola, 6 to 30 April 2022

We all know the important role Doctor Cláudio Figueiredo Torres played in Mértola. Much is written and said about his role in history, archaeology, heritage, museology and local development, combining heritage preservation and enhancement with knowledge of the territory and its people. Ler mais Exhibition – ‘Salazar 40 anos?’ (Salazar 40 years?) – Drawings by Cláudio Torres

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