The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum’s modern collection contains one of the most complete compilations of Portuguese works from the 20th and 21st centuries. It includes major pieces by Paula Rego, Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, and José de Almada Negreiros, as well as a selection of big international names—think Joan Miró, Peter Blake, Gilbert & George. In recent years, the airy white 1980's building has also hosted a series of exhibitions of contemporary works by Portuguese steel sculptor Rui Chafes, photographer João Tabarra, and Tunisian artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke. Other showcases include Azores-born surrealist António Dacosta in a major retrospective to mark the centenary of his birth. The Modern Collection is connected to the Founder’s Collection by a series of paths that wind their way through a city park dotted with sculptures emerging from the greenery.
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum - Modern Collection
Rua Dr. Nicolau de Bettencourt
Our Rating Neighborhood São Sebastião Hours Wed- Mon: 10am-6pm Transportation
Metro stops: S.Sebastio and Praa de Espanha. Buses: 713, 716, 726, 742, 746 and 756.Phone +351217823474 Prices €10 (Founder's Collection + Modern Collection); €11.5 to 14 (Founder's Collection + Modern Collection + Temporary Exhibits); 50% discount: people under 30 and over 65; Free to children under 18; Free every Sundays after 2pm Web site Centro de Arte Moderna