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Palais Castilho-Contemporary Art

Rua Castilho 3, Lisboa

Opening hours

2:00pm until 7:00pm

Monday to Sunday

Lisboa * Luanda * Johannesburg * Zürich

// Welcome

Based in Lisbon and welcoming all publics, NOT A MUSEUM is an art lab where artists, visitors and professionals are encouraged to merge their experience in a fluid and non-conformative environment supported by a privileged network of contacts that acknowledge art's important role in diplomacy and society.

PAST Events

discursos de decolonialidade

24.06 - 31.07 | 12h - 24h | Rua Castilho 3

THIS IS NOT A WHITE CUBE and MEXTO are honored to invite you to visit the exhibition "BORDERS" by Mariana Dias Coutinho, and "DISCOURSES OF DECOLONIALITY", which brings together the works of 15 artists from 8 countries.

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PAST Events

NOT A MUSEUM proudly presents it's presence and partnership in ARCO Lisboa 2020.

Under the COVID-19 protection measures, more information will be published as soon as possibel regarding the dates & venue of the event.

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// Our Philosofy

Freedom, representation, inclusion, education and innovation

NOT A MUSEUM collaborates with different associations, activists, schools, foundations and private collectors to bring about performances, forums, talks, screenings, concerts, fashion shows and other cultural events, that contribute to the promotion of artists and movements, nationally and internationally.

Private visit

We were honored to welcome Their Excellencies Mr. and Mrs. Glass, the Ambassador of the United States of a America and his wife, to visit Not a Museum.


We had a very special time with the curator Manuel Dias dos Santos, who showed us the work of different African artist in a celebration of Black History Month. Thank you Ambassador and Mrs. Glass for this memorable moment!

Past Events

Contemporary Art Exposition

"Friday the 13th"

december 2019

// Our Purpose

NOT A MUSEUM acts as a catalyzing resource for inter-cultural exchange, starting from an Afrocentered standpoint, as a reference and a space for the affirmation and celebration of African Identity.

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Palais Castilho-Contemporary Art

Rua Castilho 3, Lisboa, Portugal

Monday to Sunday from 2:00pm until 7:00pm

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