The "Vale do Côa International Research Awards" is an International Research Program on Côa Valley, financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia – FCT), which aims to stimulate the production of scientific knowledge in the area of influence of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park
As an immense open-air gallery, the Côa Valley features more than a thousand outcrops with rock art, identified in over 80 different sites, predominantly from the Upper Paleolithic, some 25,000 years ago
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Few archeological themes arouse more curiosity and more debated among the scientific community than the extinction of the “Neanderthal Man” (Homo sapiens neanderthalensis) and his replacement by the Anatomically Modern Man (Homo sapiens sapiens).
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The archaeological team of the Côa Park Foundation has just published an article in Archéologia, the most important French magazine...
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In rooms A, D, E, F, and G new virtual and augmented reality devices were installed aimed at an easier reading of the Côa Valley rock art ...
Based on the oldest demarcated wine region in the world – the Douro and winner of two heritages of humanity...
António Faria at the Côa Museum, a partnership with the National Museum of Contemporary Art.
The “cause” for this current exhibition, “The Douro before you”, is the urge for a hymn, an homage to the Douro people, its places of recollection, the childhood years of the Artist himself - Sobral Centeno.
After being shown at the Côa Museum in 2019, the Tribute to the Côa Valley Rock Art now visits Lisbon.
At the Paço Gallery of the University of Minho until April 20
Vaccearte - Vaccei-inspired contemporary art “Excision in chiaroscuro. Lights and shadows. Archaeology, Ethnography and Art ”at the Côa Museum.