April 18 is the International Day of Monuments and Sites. As the island of Madeira is so much more than landscape, we show you 7 activities where the heritage is raised to a whole other level. In addition, all initiatives are for free, so you only have to register in advance.

1. Auditorium Comendador Mário Casagrande, APEL School (Funchal)

The 2nd Art Week of APEL talks about heritage, landscape, and artistic expressions. There will be a conference and theatrical performances as well.

When: April 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Information + registration: aaa.escoladaapel@gmail.com or 933969174

2. Dialogues between Christian iconography and the wine landscape of Câmara de Lobos

Baroque music by members of the Classical Orchestra of Madeira, in addition to a guided visit to the chapel and launch of a patrimonial guide.

When: April 16 at 9pm

Information and registration: e-mail: capelasaoluar.drc@gmail.com; Contact: 291211830

3. St. Lawrence’s Palace

Landscapes within walls: evolution of the green spaces inside the Palace of St. Lawrence. In addition, the lecture is followed by a visit to the Palace, interior garden and garden bastions, as a reference to the rurality of Madeira.

When: April 17 at 3:30 p.m.

Information and registration Tel .: 291202530 E-mail: gabrr.palacio@gmail.com

4. Marca de Água Gallery

The Madeiran landscape in contemporary painting and a guided visit to the exhibition “Traço à Cor” by plastic artist Guareta Coromoto. It’s like representing winemaking and ethnography.

When: April 11 at 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Information and registration: Tel .: 291 100 149 and 910 700 967; E-mail: info.galeriamarcadeagua@gmail.com

5. Henrique and Francisco Franco Museum

Workshop of plastic expression with plastic artist Cristiana de Sousa. The participants are also invited to be an artist for a few hours so they can create unique works of art.

When: April 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Information and registration: 966380863 or 291211090

6. Whale Museum (Machico)

Have a walk for the environment, collecting waste – especially marine waste that has invaded the oceans. Because more important than clean, is not pollute!

When: April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Information and registration: Phone: 291 961 858 email: geral@museudabaleia.org

7. Ethnographic Museum of Madeira

‘Let’s draw Levada do Engenho’ aims to encourage the process of drawing of an old path, as it leads participants to preserve not only their heritage but also rural landscape.

When: April 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Information and registration Tel. 291 952 598, e-mail: semuseuetnografico@gmail.com

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