TOURING EXHIBITIONS

TOURING EXHIBITIONS

Hats have always exerted a great fascination. Social, cultural and identity symbols, the hats tells us many stories about who we are, who we were and even what we can be in the future.
The Hat Museum has several exhibitions prepared for itinerancy and available for museums, libraries and other cultural institutions.
See our list of the available exhibitions and contact the Collection Management Service to book your exhibition, through the following contacts: telephone +351 256 201 680 |email museu.chapelaria@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS FOR HIRE

THE HATS OF MY HEROES

THE HATS OF MY HEROES

In comics, movies and television there are many heroes and villains. Many of them transformed their hat in a key element of their image revealing, through it, interesting traits of their personality and way of life. Understanding these characters through their hats is the goal of this exhibition which features beautiful replicas of the most famous characters from the cartoon world!

THE VIRTUOUS SECRETARY OF MR. CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN

THE VIRTUOUS SECRETARY OF MR. CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN

This exhibition is a tribute to Maria Helena Knott or Miss Knott as she liked to be called.
This exhibition talks about the lives of Miss Knott’s and Calouste Gulbenkian but also about the social and cultural codes of those special years . Here you can see some of the most beautiful hats, dresses and other fashion accessories that Miss Knott weared in her professional and social moments while being secretary of Mr. Calouste Gulbenkian.

HATS FROM THE WORLD

HATS FROM THE WORLD

If to the joy of travelling we add the interest for History, culture and pleasure of discovery, we might want to bring with us a little piece of each one of those places. These places are so different from us but together they are not more than a “WE” in another cultural context.
The exhibition “Hats from the World” is a result of many of those trips and of the generosity of those travellers who have offered to the Hat Museum a hat which they brought from different parts of the world.

HATS AND CERIMONIES

HATS AND CERIMONIES

Headdresses has always had an important role in traditional ceremonies such as marriages, and were also used as a beauty accessory. However, today you don't need to be a princess or go to a wedding to use this amazing accessory. Adorned with feathers, jewels or flowers, the headdresses are increasingly used and are a very fashionable accessory.

PORTUGUESE DESIGNERS AND THEIR HATS

PORTUGUESE DESIGNERS AND THEIR HATS

Several Portuguese designers are introducing the Hat in their collections of prêt à porter or haute couture as a fashion accessory. This exhibition presents some of the most beautiful hats recently produced by these designers and that have been presented in the most important international fashion shows.