On 18 April 2017, the Marques da Silva Foundation (Porto, Portugal) will commemorate the acquisition of Octávio Lixa Figueiras's archive with an event that comprises three activities: a colloquium, the signature of the acquisition contract, and the opening of the exhibition "O Habitat da Modernidade" (The Habitat of Modernity), curated by Gonçalo Canto Moniz, and myself.
The program of the event is as follows: 14:30-17:30 Colloquium With the Chairman of the Board of the Marques da Silva Foundation, Maria de Fátima Marinho, opening the proceedings, there will be contributions from Gonçalo Canto Moniz, Nelson Mota, Domingos Tavares and Nuno Miguel Costa.
18:00-18:45 Signing of the contract for the donation of the collection At the table will be Maria de Fátima Marinho, Carlos Filgueiras, Margarida Coelho and Armando Coelho Ferreira da Silva.
19:00-20:00 Opening of the Exhibition "Octávio Lixa Filgueiras: the Habitat of Modernity" With a guided tour by the curators, Gonçalo Canto Moniz and Nelson Mota
The entrance is free. More information is available here in English and here in Portuguese.