The CGAC's Activities and Pedagogical Department develops its programme with a primary goal: to bring art to society through the rigorous analysis of critical issues inherent in contemporary artistic activity.

Film seasons and conferences, workshops, seminars and concerts, make up the centre’s fundamental offer of activities, aiming to involve a wide range of audiences from the professional sector of the world of art and culture to an increasingly larger group of artists and fine art and history students, not to mention all those interested in the evolution of art and aesthetic reflection.

At the same time, the CGAC develops specific programmes for schools and colleges as well as guided tours, with the purpose of providing the various groups who come to the museum with the necessary tools to understand contemporary art and, from there, the world we live in.

If you would like to receive information on CGAC activities, you can request it by sending a message to the following email addresses:

The number of seats available for the museum´s activities are subject to change as a result of potential changes in Covid-19 regulations.

20 February 2024 - 12 March 2024
Tuesdays 7 pm to 8.30 pm

At the beginning of the 20th century, with the avant-garde movements, the frontiers between fashion and art begin to blur as haute couture and design start to work with the same techniques and approaches used in artistic practices.

20 January 2024 - 12 May 2024
Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Family workshops are back! This activity is designed so that families with children between the ages of 4 and 9 can enjoy and explore the world of contemporary art, developing and enhancing their creative skills.

23 January 2024 - 14 May 2024

Coinciding in space and time with the staging of the forthcoming temporary exhibitions at the CGAC, Ensemble Liberdade will carry out a musical residency project based on the idea of construction and creation in progress.

27 January 2024 - 26 May 2024
11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

CGAC presents the ninth edition of this workshop series dedicated to contemporary architecture and aimed at children.

16 April 2024 - 28 May 2024
Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Contemporary culture encompasses a broad spectrum of obsessions, interwoven under the power of image in the media.

17 January 2024 - 29 May 2024
Wednesdays from 5 pm to 6.30 pm

On Wednesday afternoons we’ll be offering this new activity aimed at children. The goal is to stimulate the interest of younger people in contemporary artistic creation and incentivise learning through experimenting with art.

24 January 2024 - 29 May 2024
Wednesdays 7.00pm to 8.30pm

This course will be a stroll through the history of photography from the first desire to create an image by the action of light to the emergence of the avant-garde in the early twentieth century.

27 January 2024 - 16 November 2024
11.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Proposing a new architectural route that encourages everyone to walk around the city and enjoy its architecture, discovering the urban spaces that have undergone transformations in recent decades.

16 February 2024 - 23 November 2024
ONLINE: Friday 16th February from 18:00 to 20:30 and Saturday 17th February from 10:00 to 14:30

ON-SITE: Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:15 and from 16:00 to 19:30 h.

This course will allow us to approach in a practical way the tools that enable us to plan and design a message, to compose and shape it, to express an idea and to communicate with the environment in a visual way.