The Municipal Museum of Faro, the Regional Museum of the Algarve and Galeria Trem will reopen on June 2, with new health and operational rules in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the municipality announced today.
"From June 2, it will be safe to return to these museological spaces, which continue with their exhibition program full of reasons of interest for the summer period that is approaching", points out the Faro executive, in a statement.
The use of a mask is mandatory for visitors and there will be a maximum number of people per exhibition room, avoiding the presence of a large number of visitors.
In the Municipal Museum, in addition to the always inviting Roman mosaic of Deus Oceano, National Treasure since May 18, 2018, the rooms on the paths of the Roman Algarve, the Islamic house, the Ancient Painting room and the exhibition about the sculptor will also be open baroque Manuel Martins, which presents some of the most unique pieces of the local artistic heritage.
In the old chapel, another contemporary art exhibition with Artadentro will enter the scene in June.
At the Regional Museum, visitors can still find traditions from other times, typical architecture of the region, black and white photos by Hélder de Azevedo, landscape paintings and parties by Carlos Porfírio or memories of activities that do not exist today.
The Franco Franco exhibition will be exhibited at the Trem gallery on July 15, curated by the Visual Arts course at the University of Algarve.
“Part of the charm of this municipality lies in the unique riches displayed in its museums. Now that all the new requirements for safeguarding the health of visitors and staff have been implemented, there are good reasons to re-enter museums safely: with due social distance between people, but close to the incredible collection that is exposed there and that singles out as a community with an unparalleled historical and cultural ballast, ”said, in a statement, the Mayor of Faro, Rogério Bacalhau.