The Global City, Lisbon in the Renaissance


Commissioner – Annemarie Jordan-Gschwend and K. J. P. Lowe

The exhibition, curated by Annemarie Jordan Gschwens and Kate Lowe, comes from the National Museum of Ancient Art and opens today at the MNSR, on the eve of International Museum Day. The global city represents the era of Portuguese discoveries, in the 16th century, where the import and sale of merchandise was intense. The exhibition has around 200 pieces and aims to take visitors to discover the Renaissance period in Portugal.