Galerie de Arte AFK
Rua Professor Fernando Fonseca, nº 21A. 1600-616 Lisbon. Portugal/ 3519.1904.6376 / arteafk.com
The main objective of the AFK Art Gallery located in Lisbon is the promotion of national and international contemporary art in its various forms and proposals, with particular emphasis on Painting and Photography. The AFK project also encourages proposals of plastic and experimental representation; new artistic discourses in an alternative space of courses and workshops. Open: Mon-Sat, 3:00 pm- 7:00 pm.
Trema - Arte Contemporânea
Rua do Jasmim, nº 30 - 1200-229 LISBOA. Portugal/ 3512.1813.0523/ trema-arte.pt
Trema Contemporary Art appeared in 1992 and relocated in Mars 2009 into its current space, near Príncipe Real Garden, in a restored building, this space provides contemporary and unusual projects, and has a room for special projects. Open: Mon-Fri, 1 pm-7:30 pm; Saturday 12 am-7 pm.
Alecrim 50 Galeria de Arte
Rua do Alecrim, 48/50 1200-018 Lisboa, Portugal/ 351 213 465 258/ www.alecrim50.pt
The Alecrim 50 opened in November 2006 in the emblematic area of Chiado. Under the direction of Alexandra Serôdio Gomes and Pilar Norton dos Reis, the Gallery focuses on the dissemination of emerging artists and projects of quality and innovation, developing a program of contemporary art in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and installation.
São Mamede Galeria de Arte
R. Escola Politécnica, 167, 1250-101, Lisbon, Portugal/ 213.973.255/ www.saomamede.com
By the end of the 60’s, the São Mamede Gallery opened its doors in Lisbon. It was located near Largo do Rato in Escola Politécnica Street, close to the area of Principe Real. The gallery was set in a typical Pombalino building and it has remained there ever since.The Gallery has always been exclusively focused on the Portuguese modernism and contemporary movements, although it has had occasional exhibitions of foreign artists. In 2005 the gallery expanded to Oporto, and in 2007 it enlarged its facilities in Lisbon, growing back to its original size, which made São Mamede’s name so famous. Open: Mon - Fri: 11 am - 8pm; Sat: 11am - 7pm .
Campo Grande 113, Lisbon, Portugal/ 3512.1797.7418/ 111.pt
Founded in 1964 by the late Portuguese gallerist Manuel de Brito, Galeria 111 promotes contemporary international and Portuguese art. Since 2000, Galeria 111 has two exhibition spaces in Campo Grande, Lisbon. The gallery represents a number of Portuguese and international artists. In early 2014, Galeria 111 celebrated its 50th anniversary with an exhibition titled 50 Anos da Galeria 111, featuring works by Portuguese greats Ângelo de Sousa, António Charrua and Eduardo Luiz. Open: Tue-Sat, 10 am-7 pm.
Carlos Carvalho Arte Contemporãnea
R. Joly Braga Santos, Lote F – R/c 1600-123 Lisboa, Portugal/ 3512.1726.1831/ www.carloscarvalho-ac.com
Carlos Carvalho maintains a programme of about seven exhibitions per year, at least one group, often organised by external curators. It has been supporting and promoting not only the work of a successful generation of artists, some of them over the course of 15 years, but also established ones. Designed by the well-known Aires Mateus team of architects, the gallery has independent exhibition halls, allowing it to present a programme that may hold different supports and spatial solutions. Open: Mon-Fri, 10 am-7:30 pm; Saturday from 12 am-7:30 pm.
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art
Rua Santo António à Estrela, 33, Lisbon, Portugal/ 3512.1395.9559/ www.cristinaguerra.com
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art was set up in 2001 by gallery namesake and managing director Cristina Guerra. It currently represents over 20 contemporary artists from Portugal and overseas, including Bronx-born American artist Lawrence Weiner, who was at the forefront of 1960s conceptual art. Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art holds regular exhibitions that showcase the gallery’s talented artists Open: Tue-Fri, 12 am-8 pm; Saturday, 3 pm-8 pm.
Colorida Art Gallery
Escadinhas do Marquês de Ponte de Lima 1A, 1100-129 Lisboa, Portugal/ 3512.1885.3347/ www.colorida.biz
Colorida Art Gallery was founded in 2007. The gallery is located by the Castle of São Jorge in the highest hill of the historic centre of Lisbon, in a building more than 150 years old. Its principal focus is the representation of an international group of contemporary artists whose diverse practices include painting, photography, sculpture and drawing. Open: Tue-Sat, 2:30 pm-6 pm.
Rua Fernando Palha, Armazém 56, 1950–132, Lisbon, Portugal/ 3512.1868.0462/ www.under-dogs.net
Underdogs is a cultural platform based in Lisbon, Portugal that aims at creating space within the contemporary art scene for artists connected with the new languages of urban-inspired graphic and visual culture, fostering the establishment of partnerships and collaborative efforts between creators, cultural agents, exhibition venues and the city, contributing to establish a close relationship between these and the public. Created in 2010 and consolidated in its present form since 2013, the Underdogs project rests on three complementary areas: an art gallery; a public art programme; and the production of original and affordable artist editions. Open: Tue-Sat, 2 pm – 8 pm.
Rua da Misericórdia 30, Lisboa, Portugal/ 3519.6936.4000/ allartsgallery.com
Allarts Gallery – Lisbon International Gallery of Naïf and Figurative Art - was established in May 2009 and its main goals are: to encourage, enhance and promote the knowledge of Naïf and Figurative Art in Portugal and to show that genuine spontaneous artistic creation is a unique and commanding vision of the world and can generate cultural value to the countries and to their regional micro cultures. Open: Thu-Mon, 12 am-7 pm.