Serralves Foundation is a cultural institution comprised by the foremost museum for contemporary art in Portugal, a magnificent 18 hectares park designed by the famous French architect Jacques Gréber, a Art Deco Villa, a library, a shop, a bookshop, an auditorium bar, a restaurant and a tea house.
The Serralves Museum, designed Siza Vieira, a winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, is the most visited museum in Portugal. According to the Forbes, it should “have the same name recognition as the Tate Modern in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, or Centre Pompidou in Paris”.
The Serralves Villa and Park are also privileged sites for the presentation of special exhibitions, commissions and Collection displays, together with travelling exhibitions organized in collaboration with cultural partners in Portugal and abroad.
A dynamic programme of cinema, contemporary dance, music and performance is presented in the Auditorium and other spaces of the Museum. The Auditorium and the Museum Library are also host to conversations, lectures, symposia in which the public can participate in discussions and debates on artistic and cultural issues of our time.