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Polo Cultural Gaivotas | Boavista is a centre for artistic creation run by the Lisbon Municipality and open to the Lisbon arts community. The centre includes a main building (located in a former primary school, Escola das Gaivotas), Residências da Boavista, Loja Lisboa Cultura, and Lusco-Fusco.

The main building houses four rehearsal spaces (dance, music, and theatre studios and one multipurpose room), a conference room, and five office spaces for arts organisations.

Residências da Boavista is a residency centre with four apartments providing temporary accommodation to arts professionals working on creative projects in the city.

Loja Lisboa Cultura is a specialised service providing information and assistance to arts professionals and organisations on issues related to professional activities in the arts.

Lastly, the centre presents a diverse arts programme, Lusco-Fusco, which takes place in the patio of the main building over the summer months.


Polo Cultural Gaivotas | Boavista (main building)
Rua das Gaivotas, n.º 8 | 1200-202 Lisboa
Tel. (+351) 218 172 600

Opening Hours (Reception): mon to sun | 8am to 8pm

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Loja Lisboa Cultura
Rua da Boavista, n.º 184 | 1200-071 Lisboa
Tel. (+351) 218 173 600

In person:
Mon, wed and fri | 2pm to 7pm (except public holidays)
Weekdays from 2pm to 7pm (except public holidays)

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