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11/08/2020
Organized by the Archives of Macao (AM), under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the exhibition “Pirates in the Waters of Macao (1854-1935)”, will be held from 19 August 2020 to 31 January 2021, presenting the phenomenon of piracy in the surrounding waters of Macao and the multiple meanings it had for Macao. All are welcome to visit.
04/07/2019

The “2nd Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, is going to present residents and tourists a series of highlight activities. Among which, “A Cherished Memory from 1999 ― Archives Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Macao to the Motherland”, organized by the Archives of Macao, was inaugurated on 28 June, at 6pm. The exhibition is held until 27 December and admission is free. In conjunction with the exhibition, a thematic lecture will be held on 29 June, at 3pm, at the Archives of Macao. All are welcome. 

25/06/2019

The “2nd Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, is going to present residents and tourists a series of highlight activities. Among which, “A Cherished Memory from 1999 ― Archives Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Macao to the Motherland”, organized by the Archives of Macao, will be inaugurated on 28 June (Friday), at 6pm, at the Archives of Macao. The exhibition is held until 27 December and admission is free. In conjunction with the exhibition, a thematic lecture will be held on 29 June (Saturday), at 3pm, at the Archives of Macao. All are welcome.
 

07/09/2018
The exhibition “Chapas Sínicas ─ Stories of Macao in Torre do Tombo”, jointly organised by the Archives of Macao and the National Archives of Torre do Tombo of Portugal, is still open at the Archives of Macao, and an extension of the exhibition, in cooperation with the University of Macau Library, opened in the University Gallery of the University of Macau. All are welcome to visit.
29/08/2018
With an objective to promote and increase the awareness and understanding of “Chapas Sínicas”, the second phase of the exhibition will take place in the Archives of Macao from 21 August to 7 December; and an extended exhibition will be staged in the University Gallery at the University of Macau from 5 September to 31 October.
06/07/2018
The first edition of “Encounter in Macao—Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, with the support of the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture, features a variety of events and activities. The exhibition “Chapas Sínicas—Stories of Macao in Torre do Tombo”, jointly presented by the Archives of Macao and the National Archives of Torre do Tombo of Portugal, was inaugurated on 6 July, at 5pm, at the Handover Gifts Museum of Macao. The opening ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, Luo Shugang; the Minister of Culture of Portugal, Luís Filipe de Castro Mendes; the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao S.A.R. Government, Alexis Tam Chon Weng; the Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR, Xue Xiaofeng; the Consul-General of Portugal in Macao and Hong Kong, Vitor Sereno; the President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Mok Ian Ian; the General Director of the General Directorate for Book, Archives and Libraries of Portugal, Dr. Silvestre de Almeida Lacerda; the Director of the Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau, Lau Wai Meng; the Acting President of the Administrative Committee of the Macao Foundation, Zhong Yi Seabra de Mascarenhas; and the Deputy Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office of the Macao S.A.R. Government, Hoi Io Meng.
21/06/2018
The inaugural edition of “Encounter in Macao — Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries” organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macao will feature a variety of events and activities. Exhibition “Chapas Sínicas —— Stories of Macao in Torre do Tombo” jointly presented by the Archives of Macao and the National Archives of Torre do Tombo of Portugal will run in two phases, the first from 7 July to 7 August 2018, and the second from 21 August to 7 December 2018. The exhibition's opening ceremony will start at 17:00 on 6 July 2018 at the Handover Gifts Museum of Macao. In connection with the exhibition, a lecture series is scheduled at 15:00 on 8 July. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
14/03/2018
The exhibition “Memories of Moments - Macao and Lusophone African and Asian Regions in Photograph Postcards”, organized by the Archives of Macao, under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, was inaugurated at the Office of Economic and Commercial Delegation of Macao in Lisbon on 6 March 2018.
14/02/2018
The exhibition “Memories of Moments - Macao and Lusophone African and Asian Regions in Photograph Postcards”, organized by the Archives of Macao, under the auspices of Cultural Affairs Bureau, will be open from 6 March to 29 June 2018, at the Office of the Economic and Commercial Delegation of Macao in Lisbon. The opening ceremony of the exhibition will be held on 6 March 2018 (Tuesday), at 6:30pm (local time).
31/10/2017
As announced by the UNESCO on 30 October 2017, the collection of “Chapas Sínicas” (Official Records of Macao During the Qing Dynasty (1693-1886)), jointly nominated by the Archives of Macao under the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the National Archive of Torre do Tombo of Portugal, has been successfully inscribed on the internationally recognised Memory of the World Register.