Workshops & Experiences

Painting a Traditional Ceramic Tile (azulejo) - Family Workshop
General Information

Duration:

Approx. 2 hours

 

Available languages:

Portuguese, English 

Reservation:

An advanced payment of 50% of the total cost of the tour is requested upon reservation. The remaining amount must be paid until two days before the date of the tour. Booking fee applies.

Important: Please take into account that the painted tiles need to stay in after the workshop for oven drying, which requires several hours (minimum 48 hours).  The tiles will be ready to be picked-up about 2+ days after the workshop (tbc). We can arrange picking up the tiles and delivering them at your hotel /apartment or sending by post. Little Lisbon will not be responsible for articles lost in post.

Program #1

Location:

Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Rua da Madre de Deus, n.º 4

Bus 718, 742, 794

Pick-up at hotel available on request

Recommended age: 7+

Prices:

Family Workshop ... €195,00 / family (up to for participants)
Extra participants  ... €30,00 / adult, €20,00 / child

Booking Fee ... € 15,00 / booking / family

Post-delivery of tiles ... €15,00 in Lisbon, €30,00 to Europe, €50,00 to overseas (4 tiles)

Dates and scheduling:

This workshop is available all week except Monday (starting time to agreed upon availability)

Contact us and let us know the tour you choose and when you wish to do it. We will get back to you with confirmation or alternative dates within 24 hours.

Suggested complementary programs:

Self guided family hunt to Museu do Azulejo (see Museum Visits)

Program #2

Location:

Private studio in Benfica 

Pick-up at hotel available on request

Recommended age: 5+

Prices and discounts:

Family Workshop ... €25,00 / person
Booking Fee ... € 15,00 / booking / family

Post-delivery of tiles ... €15,00 in Lisbon, €30,00 to Europe, €50,00 to overseas (4 tiles)

Dates and scheduling:

This workshop is available all week except Monday (starting time to agreed upon availability)

Contact us and let us know the tour you choose and when you wish to do it. We will get back to you with confirmation or alternative dates within 24 hours.

The ceramic tiles were  brought to Portugal a long time ago and they have here a unique use, surpassing its decorative role: it is an architectural element very present in the city of Lisbon and has been used for over 5 centuries as a social imaginary and cultural register. It can be seen as an antique kind of comic... Learn more about the most used techniques over time, get “hands on" and paint your own tiles!

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