Visit to Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon - 16.Jul.2018

The Berardo Collection Museum (in Portuguese: Museu Colecção Berardo) is a museum of modern and contemporary art in Belém, a district of Lisbon, Portugal.

The museum was initiated as the Foundation of Modern and Contemporary Art on August 9, 2006 (Decree-Law 164/2006). It was inaugurated on June 25, 2007 and is named after José Berardo and his Berardo Collection. The museum is located at the Exhibition Center of the Centro Cultural de Belém, with a collection comprising over 1000 works of art on permanent display and temporary exhibitions.

The programming of the museum is guided by the rotation of various artistic movements that integrate the collection of works from the collection valued by the auction house Christie's at €316 million. The museum's collection is representative of the fine arts of the 20th century and early 21st century, especially European and American art. The collection covers major movements from surrealism to pop art, hyper-realism, minimalist art to conceptual art, presented in various media. It covers Portuguese modern and contemporary art in particular.

The museum has an extensive permanent collection and also hosts temporary exhibitions that change on a regular basis.