The opening of the exhibition Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm
10 June - 2 October 2022
The official opening reception for the exhibition Gulbenkian Revealed: In the Collector’s Private Realm took place on Tuesday 7 June. The event was attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, His Excellency Monsieur António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, Madame Rima Abdul Malak, Minister of Culture of the French Republic, Monsieur Pedro Adao e Silva, Portuguese Minister of Culture, His Excellency Monsieur Jorge Torres Pereira, Portuguese ambassador to France, Madame Eva Nguyen Binh, President of the Institut Français, Monsieur Philippe Belaval, President of the Centre des monuments nationaux and Monsieur Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, President of Saison France-Portugal.
The exhibition is presented in association with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Centre des monuments nationaux and showcases treasures from the museum in Lisbon which houses the private collection of its eponymous founder, one of the most celebrated art collectors of the early 20th century. The exhibition is organised as part of the Saison France-Portugal 2022. This is the second in a series of biannual temporary loan exhibitions to be shown at The Al Thani Collection at the Hôtel de la Marine, alongside Treasures of The Al Thani Collection.
The exhibition opened to the public on Friday 10 June and is on view until 2 October 2022.