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Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva Museum in Lisbon

Praca das Amoreiras 58, Lisbon 1250-020, Portugal
+351 21 388 0039
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Wonderful small art museum

It is these types of gems that make a longer stay in a locale worthwhile. This is a tremendous... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
2RedSquirrels
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Windsor, Canada
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off-the-tourist-radar museum, interesting collection and worth the visit!!

Recommended by local residents. As another reviewer stated, this institution's museum is a true... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
bkcDeuxFois
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California
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23 Feb 2018
“Wonderful small art museum”
2 Nov 2017
“A beautiful hour with unexpected high quality modern paintings”
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Praca das Amoreiras 58, Lisbon 1250-020, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

It is these types of gems that make a longer stay in a locale worthwhile. This is a tremendous gallery. The main art displayed are two immensely talented artists. I did not know of them previously but their work is genius. In addition the exhibitions...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Recommended by local residents. As another reviewer stated, this institution's museum is a true gem. Off the tourist radar which means no crowds, near the aqueduct. Not quite sure what some reviewers did not understand about the museum, but the history was available to read....More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect museum to get away from the crowds, and feel enriched without spending your whole day. These modernist painters can compete with Picasso and Cezanne. The building is well renovated. It is to small to be worth the trip, but not to...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Although it can't be considered a big museum in terms of the numbers of paintings in exibition it shows a considerable variety of paintings representative of the art of Arpad Szenes and Vieira da Silva.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice space, nice welcome, little cafe with super good pasteis de nata and smiling waitress. But lack of explanations on both artists lives and intentions make it truly boring. Paintings are repetitive and not the artists bests so a bit more effort could make a...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice museum on the Praca da Amoreiras where you'll also find the Mãe d'Água museum. Impressive collection of the works of Vieira da Silva. We only saw a few paintings of Arpad Szenes. I guess that they alternate the collection regularly. There are also some...More

1  Thank Luc D
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Located in one of the most beautiful squares in Lisbon, Jardim das Amoreiras, this museum has some of the best works of Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and her husband Arpad Szenes, both painters, who lived most of theyr lives in Paris. Vieira da Silva...More

2  Thank Hapoise
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

I went here a couple of times for a coffee in the excellent little cafe, and once to view the exhibition. I had never heard of the artists and loved learning all about them. The gallery was empty one morning, so one of the front...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

I am so disappointed, in this place there is reductions only for local disability person And the others ?

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

The museum is not bad but i didn´t like the staff and the way they show the museum and the exhibited items. Boring sometimes they sound like a tape presenting the museum to the visitors. I was here with 2 friends and we visit museums...More

1  Thank Lisbon-Tour-Guides
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