Works by Carlos Porfírio, Santa Rita Pintor, Almada Negreiros and other artists will be part of the unpublished exhibition commemorating the 125 years of the Municipal Museum of Faro, which will be inaugurated on Sunday, 3.
The ephemeris will be marked on Sunday, March 3, with a program packed with activities that begin at 10:00 a.m.
During the morning, the museum invites you to participate in fun face paintings and caricatures, and to watch the musical moments with João Violão and the Ossónoba youth choir. Then the congratulations are sung and the candles on the birthday cake are extinguished.
The highlight is the inauguration, at 17:00 hours, of the exhibition «Carlos Porfírio: Dialogues of Modernism».
As a result of partnerships with the Gulbenkian, Chiado Museum, Grão Vasco Museum, Lagos Municipal Museum, Cinematheque, UALG Library and private collectors, the exhibition presents the artistic production of Carlos Porfírio, in a space of relationships that he carried out with the greatest figures of modern Portuguese art.
Unpublished in the Algarve, the exhibition will show works by some of the greatest and best representatives of Futurism and Portuguese modernism, such as Santa Rita Pintor, Almada Negreiros, Eduardo Viana or Jorge Barradas, as well as important names related to the Algarve, such as Carlos Lyster Franco, Raul Marques Carneiro, Roberto Nobre and José Dias Sancho.
"With this exhibition, the Municipal Museum of Faro returns to mark unequivocally the importance and relevance of its 125 years of dedication and work in favor of the Algarve and Portuguese culture, assuming its role as a national reference," said the local authority.
After the inauguration and a port of honor, there will be a musical moment in charge of the band Luis Conceição & Osmose, who is presenting his new work of originals, which will be released in April.
The project consists of Luis Conceição (piano and voice), Valter Estevens (guitars and backing vocals), Pedro Parreira (bass), Bruno Maie (drums) and Kush Lescrooge (saxophone, guitar rhythm and backing vocals) classical music, rock, jazz, blues and funk.