What is the Gulbenkian Museum?
As part of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, one of the wealthiest foundations in the world, the Gulbenkian Museum houses one of the largest private collections of art in the world. It encompasses the art of the world from antiquity forward, and was the private collection of a single man, oil magnate Calouste Gulbenkian .
When is the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum open?
The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum is open from 10:00 to 18:00 and closed on Tuesday and on the following days — 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 24 and 25 December.
Where is the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation?
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Museum. Location within Lisbon. The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (Portuguese: Museu Calouste Gulbenkian), also known simply as the Gulbenkian Museum, is a major encyclopedic art museum in Lisbon, Portugal, in the civil parish of Avenidas Novas.
What kind of art does Calouste Gulbenkian have?
The collection emphasizes Gulbenkian personal taste and his knowledge of art and culture. Calouste Gulbenkian’s collection of paintings contains art pieces of Bouts, Van de Weyden, Lochner, Cima de Conegliano, Carpaccio, Rubens, Van Dyck, Frans Hals.