Sintra Municipal Museums present proposals for the month of July

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The Sintra Town Hall promotes in the Municipal Museums a vast program dedicated to youngsters and families during the whole month of July.

Exhibitions, concerts, thematic and guided tours, conferences, literary conversations, and educational workshops are some of the activities highlighted by the Sintra municipality.

The highlight is another free concert of “Noites de Orfeu”, on July 15, which is a unique opportunity to enjoy concerts in MASMO’s emblematic spaces and provide everyone with a musical evening with a special sound.

The Sintra Town Council recalls that all visitors can access the municipal museums free of charge, throughout the year. Except in this case some scheduled activities. Participation in activities is free, with the exception of the activities marked, requiring prior registration by telephone.

CMLC – Leal da Câmara House-Museum | 21 923 88 41

MAT – Anjos Teixeira Museum | 21 923 88 27

MFC – Ferreira de Castro Museum | 21 923 88 28

MHNS – Sintra Natural History Museum | 21 923 85 63

MU.SA – Sintra Museum of Arts | 21 923 61 06

MASMO – Archaeological Museum of S. Miguel de Odrinhas | 21 923 86 08

PROGRAM

CMLC – Leal da Câmara House-Museum

Exhibition “Leal da Câmara Professor – Students’ Works (Costumes)

Until December 31

Leal da Câmara’s teaching career includes several stylistic designs for period costumes, especially women’s, in addition to lace, blouses, hats, and dresses, which are still part of the museum’s holdings and are on display to the public in this exhibition.

Recipients: General public.

The Museum is Mine

July 15th | 3:30pm

Themed guided tour: Leal da Câmara and Furniture Design

Recipients: Public in general. | Free access, by appointment.

MFC – Ferreira de Castro Museum

Reading Club – A God Strolling on the Afternoon Breeze, by Mário de Carvalho

July 7th | 6:00pm

Recipients: General public. | Free access.

MASMO – Archaeological Museum of S. Miguel de Odrinhas

Guided Tour of the exhibition “Where the Sun Goes Down in the Ocean – The Westernmost Shrine of the Roman Empire!”

July 8th | 3:00pm

The exhibits result from the work being carried out at the Alto da Vigia site, which the archaeology team from Sintra Town Hall has been doing since 2008. This exhibition highlights the altars dedicated to the Sun and the Ocean, as well as significant architectural elements, which easily transport us to the grandeur of this Sanctuary – unique within the Roman Empire.

Recipients: General public. | Free access, registration required.

Conferences on the most recent archaeological works carried out in Faião

July 15th | 4:00pm

Conference “Preliminary results of the archaeological excavation at Rua de S. João (Faião)”, by Nelson Borges and Alexandra Valente and conference “The Upper Medieval occupation of Faião (8th to 10th centuries): preliminary results”, by Tiago Pereira, José Pedro Henriques and Vanessa Filipe, which will focus on the results of recent preventive archaeological interventions carried out in this settlement. This initiative is part of the strategy for the dissemination of the archaeological heritage of the municipality, through the thematic cycle “Archaeological Sintra”.

Recipients: General public. | Free access, subject to registration.

Orpheus Nights

July 15th | 8:30pm

Concert by the String Quartet from the Conservatório de Música de Sintra.

Recipients: General public. | Free access, by appointment only.

Families at the Museum | Educational Workshop “A Vow to the Eternal Sun

July 29th | 10:30am

After exploring some of the monuments exhibited in the Museum, with Latin inscriptions of funerary and religious nature, the participants are invited to take a trip to the rules of writing in Classical Antiquity.

In the Roman manner, using plaster as a base material and with the help of a stylus, the participants will make their own inscription in Latin, a vow to the sun god with a request for health for themselves and their family, respecting the way the letters were drawn then.

Recipients: Public from 10 to 16 years old. | Access: €4.00, by appointment.

MU.SA – Sintra Arts Museum

Exhibition by Henrique Vieira Ribeiro

July 21st to September 10th

Recipients: General public. | Free access.

Exhibition by Conceição Abreu

July 21st to September 10th

Recipients: General public. | Free access.

Manuel Justo’s exhibition

July 21st to September 10th

Recipients: General public. | Free access.

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