Instalado no edifício da antiga Cadeia da Relação, o Centro Português de Fotografia foi criado em 1997, ainda antes da total requalificação e ampliação. Desde 2001, o Centro oferece um programa anual de exposições temporárias a par do Núcleo Museológico permanente que inclui uma tão rara quanto valiosa exposição de máquinas fotográficas. Os visitantes podem aceder ainda a uma biblioteca especializada, uma loja, e um serviço gratuito de visitas guiadas ao edifício e às exposições.
After working for nine years on Gaia, marking undeniably the musical panorama of the North, Hard Club reopens, now in the Harbor, more properly in the old Market Ferreira Borges. Has three stages, food court, shop of disks and books, animation, cinema, theatre, exhibitions and children's animation.
Opened in 2003, the Dragão Stadium is located in the eastern area of Porto, with easy access from the city centre and Porto International Airport. Five stars rated by UEFA and awarded for its architecture and environmental management. FC Porto Museum is located at the stadium and impresses with history and technology.
Being the most ancient library in the Invicta city, founded in 1833 and placed at the former Santo António da Cidade Convent, a XVIII century construction, presently classified as Public Interest Building. The library has more than 1 200 000 printed documents (monographs and periodical publications) and several special funds, among which we point out, for its sparseness, the manuscripts, from the Middle Ages to our times. This place has Internet access service, juvenile library, sound library (for the visual and motor handicapped) and photocopies, among other services.
Museum installed at the Carrancas Palace, built at the end of the XVIII century and which was once the royal family residence. It has collections of decorative arts, painting and sculpture. It also integrates a pottery nucleus, with works of faience from the North of Portugal, jewelry, furniture, glass and oriental china works.
This museum belongs to the Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto and was inaugurated on 18 May 1992. Although its short existence, it has managed a programme of important cultural events in the city of Porto, being today one of the most visited museums. It has a vast collection of vehicles, ranging from the American car, animal traction, to various models of electric cars, for people transportation and also for goods transports. The museum also has a vast collection of documents, photographs and various materials related to the operation and maintenance of these vehicles. In addition to these activities, the ...
Casa da Música is a major concert hall space in Porto, Portugal. It was designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, and was built as part of Porto's project for European Culture Capital in 2001, although it was only finished in the first half of 2005, to immediately become an icon of the city. The Building engineers were Ove Arup - London together with Afassociados, Oporto. The windows, doors and the curved glass wall was made by Facal (www.facal.eu). Casa da Música was built just across from one of the main traffic centres of the city, Rotunda da Boavista. The ...
The Serralves Foundation is a cultural institution of European scope, at the service of the national community, whose mission is to sensitize and create interest in contemporary art and the environment through the Museum of Contemporary Art, a multidisciplinary centre conceived by the architect Siza Vieira, the Park, natural heritage dedicated to environmental education and animation, and a centre for reflection and debate on contemporary society. A remarkable space for rotating and temporary exhibitions on Contemporary Art (Painting, Sculpture, etc.). There are also exhibitions in the old Chapel.