MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

The Hat Museum has various exhibitions about the wonderful world of hats. Visit our long term exhibitions and feel yourself inspired by this amazing universe. 
Don’t forget, also, to visit our temporary exhibitions that, periodically, features new themes to reflect.
We are waiting for you!

LONG TERM EXHIBITION

LONG TERM EXHIBITION

From the fur to the Hat! This is the magic world of the “Black Nails”.
Divided into seven different areas and distributed by 3 floors, this exhibition shows the long and entangled history of the production of a hat. Machines, tools, raw materials and several testimonies from former hatters will help you understand how a hat is made.

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EXHIBITIONS OF SOCIAL USES

EXHIBITIONS OF SOCIAL USES

The exhibitions of Social Uses are entirely dedicated to the hats, the fashion accessory that is able to speak about so many cultural, social, identity and economic questions.
The challenge of the temporary exhibitions shown in this area, is help understand the History and small stories hidden in the hats of the museum collection and the stories about the people who wear them.

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

ESTIBALITZ DIAZ DE DURANA. BETWEEN HATS AND DREAMS

15 October | 28 April 2019

Estibalitz Diaz de Durana is a hat designer born in Bilbao, Spain.

With relatives linked to the tailoring business, Estibalitz has always been fascinated by the bright and the touch of textiles, by the sensations provided by color and by the eternal world of fashion.

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NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

Commendator António José de Oliveira Júnior. The visionary entrepreneur.

Know the history of the founder of Empresa Industrial de Chapelaria who, in 1914, transformed this industry.

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NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

Manoel Vieira Araújo. The man and the entrepreneur

The life and the work of the Mayor who founded Viarco, the only Portuguese pencil factory.

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PRESENT TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

THE PORTUGUESE DESIGNERS AND THEIR HATS

11 September to February to 31 December 2018

Several national designers have been introducing the hat, as a fashion accessory, in their ready-to-wear or haute couture collections. This exhibition presents some of the most beautiful hats produced by Portuguese designers who have shown their collections in catwalks all over the world, or specially created some to integrate solidarity eventS.

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

ESTIBALITZ DIAZ DE DURANA. BETWEEN HATS AND DREAMS

11 OCTOBER 2018 TO 28 APRIL 2019

Estibalitz Diaz de Durana is a hat designer born in Bilbao, Spain.

With relatives linked to the tailoring business, Estibalitz has always been fascinated by the bright and the touch of textiles, by the sensations provided by color and by the eternal world of fashion.

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