MASTERCLASS with Graciella Starling

15 February 2024

MASTERCLASS with Graciella Starling

On February 6th, in an environment of creativity, sharing and learning, two masterclasses were held at the Hat Museum, conducted by the prestigious Brazilian designer Graciella Starling.

This event was attended by fashion students, teachers of product design, hatters and entrepreneurs from the world of headwear, artists and artisans, with a common passion: fashion.

Graciella shared her expertise and experience, a unique experience for all present. We thank all participants for making this event so special!


Stay tuned for upcoming learning opportunities and events at the Hat Museum. We will continue to bring unique experiences to all fashion and headwear enthusiasts! ????


If you want to be contacted for the next headgear masterclasses, please send your email to

Inauguration of the temporary exhibition Graciella Starling. Hat Couture from Brazil

05 February 2024

Inauguration of the temporary exhibition Graciella Starling. Hat Couture from Brazil

Last Saturday was the official opening of the most recent temporary exhibition at the Hat Museum: "Graciella Starling. High Hat Shop of Brazil". A true celebration of creativity and daring, featuring 60 stunning creations from the renowned designer, affectionately nicknamed "Philip Treacy of Brazil". 

The opening event was a unique experience, enhanced by the incredible performance of the São João da Madeira Music Academy. We warmly thank the talented student Dinis Martins and the dedicated teacher João Fernandes for providing such a special and harmonious moment. 

A special thanks to all who attended, making this moment even more special.


The exhibition will be open to the public until June 30, 2024. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this fascinating universe in the heart of S. João da Madeira.