National Ancient Art Museum (MNNA)
Created in 1884, the National Ancient Art Museum (MNNA) houses the most relevant public collection in the country. Painting, Sculpture, Decorative Arts – Portuguese, European and Expansion – since the Middle Ages until the 19th century, including the biggest number of Works classified as “national treasures”.
The collection of the National Ancient Art Museum includes the Saint Vincent Panels, by Nuno Gonçalves, an European master piece from the 15th century, the Monstrance of Belém, by Gil Vicente, ordered by Manuel I of Portugal, dated from 1506, the Namban Screens, end of the 16th century, recording the presence of the Portuguese in Japan, Temptations of Saint Anthony by Bosch, example of the Flemish painting in the beginning of the 16th century, Saint Jerome in His Study by Dürer, an innovative representation of the saint as well as important works by Memling, Raphael, Cranach or Piero della Francesca.
Rua das Janelas Verdes
Tel: +351 21 391 28 15
Fax: +351 21 397 37 03
Prado National Museum
The Prado Museum is the most important Spanish museum and one of the most distinguished art galleries in the world. Founded in 1819 by the King Fernando VII of Spain, it gathers a collection of paintings from the 12th century until the beginning of the 20th century including the largest collection of Velásquez, Goya, and Rubens together in one institution.
In Prado one can find several European painting masterpieces, such as The Virgin of the Annunciation by Fra Angélico, The Descent from the Cross, by Van der Weyden, The Garden of Earthly Delights, by Bosch, Portrait of a Cardinal, by Raphael, Self-portrait, by Dürer, or David with the Head of Golias, by Caravaggio. The Prado Museum also gathers notable ancient sculpture collections, decorative arts, drawing, print and photography, and the biggest set of works in the world on paper by Goya.
Ruiz de Alarcón, 23
Tel: +34 91 330 28 60 / 23 73
Fax: +34 91 330 28 58
Everything is New
Everything is New is responsible for the organization and promotion of the biggest music shows and festivals in Portugal. Founded in 2007 it has organized several events and shows such as the Cirque Du Soleil, Optimus Alive, Muse, Coldplay, Madonna, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, AC/DC, Metallica, Beyoncé, among many others.
The exhibition on the works of Samuel Torres de Carvalho at Optimus Alive in 2008 was the first big project in the Arts and Exhibitions Department of Everything is New. More recently, Joana Vasconcelos exhibition in the National Palace of Ajuda marked another step in the circuit of visual arts, primarily due to the partnership established with the DGCP. In this new project, Everything is New establishes again a partnership with the DGCP and the National Ancient Art Museum.
Rua Escadinhas da Praia, nº3, 1.º D.
Tel: +351 213 933 770
Fax: +351 213 933 779