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Tickets for Serralves Foundation

Visit Porto's premier art gallery and wander its botanical sculpture garden

Serralves Foundation
Open Today 10:00 - 19:00
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore one of the most-visited museums in Portugal and see a world-class leading contemporary art gallery
  • Enjoy regularly updated exhibitions showcasing the best of Portuguese and international art
  • Discover a lush botanical garden, packed with exotic plant life and remarkable sculptures, and admire it all from above on the stunning treetop walkway

Exhibitions

Yoko Ono: The Learning Garden of Freedom
Now on  - Nov 15, 2020

In this brand-new exhibition, the Serralves Foundation pays tribute to one of the 20th century's most instantly recognizable artists: Yoko Ono. The Japanese-American artist, who was famously married to John Lennon, has had a career as varied and eclectic as any of her contemporaries.

The foundation has cohesively brought together an assortment of objects, works on paper, installations, performance art pieces, audio recordings, and films, alongside rarely seen archival materials to present a comprehensive overview of Yoko Ono's life and oeuvre. Hers is a career defined by pioneering conceptual art that ranges from poetic to utopian to absurd and downright practical!

See how she critically explored socio-cultural forces and power structures, sometimes with humor. In contrast to many artists who tend to prefer their work to be open to interpretation, and thus speak for itself, Yoko Ono liked to provide explicit instructions for the interpretation of her work, which will also form part of the exhibition.

Description

Porto's Serralves Foundation is a world of exciting contemporary art – no wonder it's the most popular museum in Portugal! It houses a constantly rotating collection of artworks from some of the most well-known artists from the 1960s to the present day, meaning every visit is unique and guaranteed to surprise. It's also home to some stunning botanical gardens with intriguing sculptures and organic designs. Serralves is a real authority in the modern art scene.

Serralves is one of the leading cultural institutions in Portugal, dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of art for almost 20 years now. Its Álvaro Siza-designed museum was opened in 1999 and is known for its in-house and co-produced exhibitions, showing off the best of Portuguese and international art.

Look out for 'Mário Pedrosa', an installation of 77 hanging glass orbs by Tobias Rehberger. Or check out the eerie 'inhabited paintings' in Helena Almeida's 'Pintura habitada'. And you're still just getting started!

The building and its surroundings are just as much a work of art as the treasures inside, and the foundation's treetop walkway provides stunning views over the lush eco-friendly corridors of vegetation and botanical wonders.

Ticket

What's included

Entrance to the Serralves Foundation and its temporary exhibitions
Entrance to the park
Entrance to the Serralves Villa (temporary unavailable)
Entrance to the Manoel de Oliveira Cinema House
Access to the Treetop Walk
Additional info

Picnics aren't allowed in the park.

Amendment policy

  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the ticket desk.

Venue

Opening hours

Serralves Foundation
Thursday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
Monday 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00

How to get there

Serralves Foundation
Rua Dom João de Castro 210, 4150-417, Porto
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Ratings & reviews

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C
Jun 30, 2019
Excellent
Beautiful place with amazing gardens and paths.
A
May 20, 2019
Excellent
It was very enjoyable. It was relaxing to walk in nature and breath the fresh air.
K
Nov 14, 2018
Good
Great museum. Exhibits were well laid out and interesting.

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