Site Autárquico - Câmara Municipal de Faro

Montepio Artist´s House

Noteworthy Building -

 


Located in Montepio Street, it houses, since 1856, a benevolent Society for artists.

"…” Crafts and related trades workers (at the time called artists) founded a charity to provide medical assistance and social welfare to their members.


In the beginning of the 20th century the Sociedade Recreativa e Artística Farense was established here. They still promote cultural activities.

This is an 18th century two floor building with eaves and hipped scissor roofs featuring on the noble level window spans mouldings.

 

Specifications 

Classification

Noteworthy Building

Commissioned by

Unknown

Design

Unknown
Date of construction/reconstruction/other work

19th and 20th century

Type

19th century, civil architecture. Longitudinal plan with two floors

Special features

Design of stone mouldings for the windows on the main floor

 

Adress:
Rua do Montepio, nº 10
8000-300 Faro
37º0'54.24''N 7º56'1.16''W
Phone: (+351) 289 822 988
E-mail: sociedade.artistas@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/osartistas

Schedule:
Everyday between 9:30 PM. and 2:00 AM.

Multimédia

Contactos:

  • Telefone: 289 870 870
  • Morada: Câmara Municipal de
    Faro -Largo da Sé
    8004 - 001 Faro