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24 JAN 2017 | PRESS CONFERENCE TO PRESENT THE 2017 PROGRAMME
In 2017, Serralves will face major new challenges, and will also consolidate a path that has been guided by the capacity to add qualified people and resources, based on the principles of independence, the quality of a national project with an international scope and an ongoing public service mission. Serralves aims to continue to be a unique institution in Portugal, by virtue of its dynamic promotion of contemporary arts and culture.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Serralves Foundation
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8 MAR 2017 | INAUGURATION OF THE EXHIBITION, "ÁLVARO SIZA VIEIRA: VISIONS OF ALHAMBRA"
On 7 March 2017 the exhibition "Álvaro Siza Vieira: Visions of the Alhambra" was inaugurated at Serralves Library. This exhibition presents the drawings and scale models that the architect produced while conceiving creation of a new access and visitor centre for the Alhambra complex. It offers privileged access to the architect’s creative process.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Serralves Foundation
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10 MAR 2017 | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION "JOSÉ PEDRO CROFT: FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER"
On 9 March 2017 the exhibition "José Pedro Croft: From one side to the other". The exhibition features 15 works from the Serralves Collection covering the most relevant periods of José Pedro Croft’s (Porto, 1957)  career, highlighting his fundamental concerns, methodologies and use of materials. The exhibition is organized according to four themes: Monument and Death; Home and Furniture; Mirrors and Glass; Drawing and Engraving. 
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11 MAR 2017 | CLOSING PARTY OF THE XXII EXHIBITION OF THE CAMELLIAS OF PORTOOn 11th March, Serralves
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21 MAR 2017 | PERFORMANCE OF ENSEMBLE AGA KHAN: "NEW MUSIC FROM THE SILK ROUTE"
The Aga Khan Music Initiative ensemble travelled to Portugal for a series of three concerts. The opening concert took place at the Serralves Auditorium on March 20. The Aga Khan Music Initiative is an artistic endeavour that recalls and reinterprets timeless musical encounters from the territories of the historic Silk Road. 
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Fundação de Serralves 
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22 MAR 2017 | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION IN THE PALÁCIO DA BOLSA: ÂNGELO DE SOUSA, JOÃO MACHADO AND ZULMIRO DE CARVALHO
In the 1960s and 1970s, there was a paradigm shift in artistic styles, including the field of sculpture, as highlighted in this exhibition of works by Ângelo de Sousa, João Machado and Zulmiro de Carvalho.This exhibition is fruit of a partnership between the Palácio da Bolsa and the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, whereby works from the Serralves Collection are displayed in the Palace’s historic interiors.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Fundação de Serralves
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27 MAR 2017 | INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "INTERSEXUALITIES: CROSSING BODIES, CROSSINGS BORDERS"
The International Conference Intersexualities: Crossing Bodies, Crossing Borders took place on 23rd, 24th and 25th of March 2017 at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto and at the Serralves Foundation, in partnership with Porto City Council. The event aimed to promote an academic reflection on bodies, sexual politics and power relations, within a transnational scope and framed by critical perspectives provided by contemporary theories and ongoing debates on gender, sex and sexualities.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Fundação de Serralves 
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17 MAR 2017 | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION "MONIR SHAHROUDY FARMANFARMAIAN: INFINITE POSSIBILITY. MIRROR WORKS AND DRAWINGS, 1974–2014"
On 17 March 2017 the exhibition "Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings 1974-2014” was inaugurated at the Chrysler Museum of Art, in Norfolk, United States of America. The exhibition is the first museum survey of geometric mirror works and drawings by the celebrated Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (b. 1924, Qazvin).
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31 MAR 2017 | Conference "Innovation and Internationalization, as transversal factors of competitiveness"
On March 30, 2017, the Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, attended Serralves for the Conference, "Innovation and Internationalization as transversal factors of competitiveness", organised by the Novo Banco and IAPMEI.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Serralves Foundation

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1 APR 2017 | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION "INCOHERENT ARTS: THE CABINET OF ALVESS"
On 31 March 2017, the exhibition "Incoherent Arts: The Cabinet of Alvess" was inaugurated in Ovar. Alvess is the artistic name of Manuel Alves (Viseu, 1939 — Paris, 2009), who lived the majority of his life in Paris, where he decided to add an ‘s’ to his name — surrendering ironically to the way that it was pronounced by the French.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Fundação de Serralves 
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5 APR 2017 | INAUGURATION OF THE EXHIBITION " QUE SAIS-JE?: ARTISTS’ PUBLICATIONS AND BOOKS FROM THE SERRALVES COLLECTION"
The exhibition "Que sais-je?: Artists’ Publications and Books from the Serralves Collection" was inaugurated on April 4, 2017, in the Coliseu Micaelensa, in Ponta Delgada, in the Azores. Que sais-je? Is the world’s most famous pocket encyclopaedia. Founded in 1941, this collection of books is designed to present a wide range of areas to the general public. 3,800 titles by 2,500 authors have been published since the collection was created in 1941.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo © Serralves Foundation

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28 APR 2017 | INAUGURATION "OF THE SERRALVES COLLECTION IN CHAVES: BODY, ABSTRACTION AND LANGUAGE"
The exhibition, "Body, Abstraction and Language in Portuguese Art: works held on deposit from the Secretary of State for Culture in the Serralves Collection", was inaugurated on April 28 in the Nadir Afonso Museum of Contemporary Art in Chaves. The Minister of Culture, Luis Filipe Castro Mendes, the President of the Serralves Foundation, Ana Pinho, and the Mayor of Chaves, António Cabeleira, attended the event.
Photos: Pedro Figueiredo@Fundação de Serralves
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05 MAY 2017 | INAUGURATION - "SPLITTING, CUTTING, WRITING, DRAWING, EATING ... GORDON MATTA-CLARK"
The "SPLITTING, CUTTING, WRITING, DRAWING, EATING ... GORDON MATTA-CLARK" exhibition was inaugurated on 5 May in Serralves. The exhibition is the result of a collaboration between the Serralves Foundation and the Center Canadien d
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