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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

Exhibition ‘The signs of everyday life – gestures, marks and symbols in the Al-Ândalus’

The exhibition ‘The signs of everyday life – gestures, marks and symbols in the Al-Ândalus’, developed by the Mértola Archaeological Site, with the collaboration of the Mértola Museum, will be on display at the Arraiolos Carpet Interpretation Centre, in Arraiolos, from 11 March to 22 May 2022. Ler mais Exhibition ‘The signs of everyday life – gestures, marks and symbols in the Al-Ândalus’

A discoid stele from the Mértola Museum collection

The Main Church/Mosque of Mértola was the subject of restoration works in the 1940s, which allowed identifying the countless transformations experienced in this space. The demolitions carried out at the time revealed an important set of reused elements, such as Roman tombstones and medieval funerary stelae, among others, which are clear testimonies of the continuous changes it underwent. Ler mais A discoid stele from the Mértola Museum collection

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