Archive of Temporary Exhibitions

(Un)submissive Earth
A video installation that reflects on the idea of freedom and resistance. A work by Kiluanji Kia Henda and Bruno Moraes Cabral about the most extreme deprivation of freedom in colonial times and, at the same time, fiction as the ultimate space of resistance.
23 of February to 31 of March of 2023
The Sacred Poetry of Hope
The temporary exhibition that will occupy floor 4 of the Museum, "The Sacred Poetry of Hope" with works by Dília Fraguito Samarth and curated by Manuel L. Dias dos Santos.
06 of July to 30 of September of 2022
ADEUS PÁTRIA E FAMÍLIA addresses the dynamics and tensions between repression and the resistances of sexual and gender diversity during the dictatorship and after the Revolution.
28 of June of 2022 to 29 of January of 2023
Violence is in the genesis, the practice and the symbolism of an occupation process. But violence meets resistance, with different expressions and impacts. This exhibition aims to reveal and highlight various processes of resistance to Portuguese colonialism between 1926 and 1974, the period that is the object of this museum.
20 of January to 12 of June of 2022
The Guarded War
Curated by Maria José Lobo Antunes and Inês Ponte, "The Guarded War" explores personal collections of men who were once soldiers during the war years.
13 of January to 03 of April of 2022
Augusta Conchiglia on the Tracks of the Eastern Front – Images (and Sounds) of the Liberation Struggle in Angola
In April 1968, Augusta Conchiglia clandestinely entered Angola to report, with director Stefano de Stefani, on the ongoing liberation struggle. Until September, guided by MPLA guerrillas, they traveled hundreds of kilometers in the liberated areas of Moxico and Cuando-Cubango. Used by Sarah Maldoror and William Klein, Augusta Conchiglia's images - which are not always credited to her - have become iconographic of the liberation struggle against Portuguese colonialism. This is a gesture of restitution, which projects the name of its author with her images.
22 of July to 31 of December of 2021
Women and Resistance – “New Portuguese Letters” and other struggles
The temporary exhibition Women and Resistance - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles aims to reveal and highlight the contribution of so many women who, with different origins and paths, invented and concretized battles for their rights, social justice and freedom, from the 1930s until the 25th of April.
06 of May to 31 of December of 2021
8998, Pomar
In April, we inaugurated the new temporary exhibition space on the 4th floor of the Aljube Resistance and Freedom Museum. The first exhibition we received is a happy meeting between the Atelier-Museum Júlio Pomar and the Museum of Aljube Resistance and Freedom.
08 of April to 07 of July of 2021
Os Olhos da Memória, by Armindo Cardoso
The photographs at the Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom tell us the recent history of a country, the period between the revolution, in 1975, and the post-revolutionary period, between 1976 and 1980. The look by Armindo Cardoso it goes through critical moments of the ongoing revolutionary process, such as the 1st of May 1975 or the siege of the Constituent Assembly, but also the years of “reflux”, “counterrevolution” or “normalization”, depending on the narratives.
12 of November of 2020 to 31 of January of 2021