Exhibitions

Lagos
December 2 to January 6 – “[in]conjuntos” by Nélia Duarte. LAC – Laboratório de Actividades Criativas

Until January 7 – Christmas Nativity Scene by José Cortes. Lagos Cultural Centre

Until December 30 – “Lagos, the Last Stop” photography and documentary. Lagos Cultural Centre

Until December 8 – Art by Ana Bellande & Marie-Hélène Piquart. Luz Cultura, Rua da Praia, Praia da Luz

Monchique
Ongoing – Artes@Spa. Quality locally produced Arts & Crafts. Daily 10am – 5pm. Caldas de Monchique, in the corner of the square, opp. Restaurante 1692

Until December 22 – “Nature Art” highlight the work of local artists. Galeria de Sto António. Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 6pm

Portimão
Until January 6 – “On land as on Sea” photography by Filipe da Palma. EMARP

December 2 to January 27 – “Entre.linhas” works by Rita Cosma. Casa Manuel Teixeira Gomes

December 3 to January 27 – “XXV” paintings by João Sena. Casa Manuel Teixeira Gomes

Lagoa
Until December 5 – 100th anniversary of Carvoeiro’s Alfanzina lighthouse.
Convento de São José

December 2 to January 27 – “Horizon” paintings by Anke Punt Bach. Lagoa Municipal Library

December 7 to January 5 – “Ana Nobre e Formandos” paintings by students of Ana Nobre. Escola de Artes. Opening 7th, 6pm

Albufeira
Until December 11 – “Mediaeval Scriptorium”. Municipal Archive

Until January 7 – ‘I Exist, You Exist, We Coexist’ paintings by Bruno Ceriz. João Bailote Gallery

Until January 6 – “Time Lapses – Stopping Time in the Algarve” by João Fazenda. Albufeira Archaeological museum

Paderne
Ongoing – Corte Real Gallery permanent exhibitions. Thur – Sun 11am – 5pm. 918 980 100

Loulé
Ongoing – Art Catto Gallery Permanent exhibitions. Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm www.artcatto.com

Until January 6 – Ceramic Nativity exhibition “O Menino Deus” by Delfim Manuel and Margarida Palma Gomes. Palácio Gama Lobo

Until December 17 – “Steve Schapiro” featuring photography by Steve Schapiro (1934 – 2022). In The Pink, Gallery for Fine Photo Art

Until December 31 – Santa Barbara Exhibition (Patron Saint of Miners). Mina de Sal Gema www.mina-sal-gema-loule.com

Until December 10 – “Symbiosis” photography by Alexandre Manuel. Convento Espírito Santo

São Brás de Alportel
Until December 31 – Ceramic Exhibition “Do lado do X” by Lília Lopes. Centro de Artes e Ofícios

Until December 12 – “Portugal’s Soul” paintings by Will Kellermann. Museu do Traje

Until December 22 – Collective art exhibition. Museu do Traje

*Museu do Traje São Brás. Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm

Faro
Until January 7 – “SALOON de variedades” by Albert Tannat. Galeria Gama Rama, Rua do Prior, 13

Until January 7 – “The Air we Breathe” collective exhibition. Galeria Trem

Until February 26 – “Joaquim Viegas – Construction of a Scenographer”. Faro Museum

*Faro Municipal Museum, Tue – Fri 10am – 6pm. Sat – Sun 10.30am – 5pm

Olhão
December 2 to January 21 – “180 Days in Portugal” watercolours by Michael Greenlaw. Associação Cultural Re-Criativa República 14

Tavira
Until December 31 – “Islamic Tavira”. Tavira Municipal Museum

Until April 30 – Kärsti Stiege in Morocco photography by Kärsti Stiege. Tavira Municipal Museum

Castro Marim
Until December 30 – “All Around Us” by Fernando Carvalho. Alcoutim, Casa dos Condes Municipal Library

Ongoing – The First Seat of the Order of Christ. Castro Marim’s Castle Church, 9am to 5pm

Ongoing – “Instruments of Torture and Punishment”. Castro Marim’s Castle. 9am to 5pm

VRS António
December 1 to 8 – Vila Real de Santo António’s Giant Nativity Scene. Centro Cultural António Aleixo. 10am – 1pm & 2.30pm – 7pm. Entry 1€, children under 10 €0.50