Celebrating the centennial of the birth of João Miguel dos Santos Simões this exhibition intends to bring to public knowledge this remarkable personality of the Portuguese Culture of the twentieth century. Founder of Museu do Azulejo, he developed an important work as an Art Historian and, particularly, as an historian of Azulejo, work that represents, even today, an important scientific contribute. Through this commemorative exhibition ,is celebrated not only his exemplar work as Researcher and Museologist but also the way he saved, preserved and divulged the Azulejo patrimony and promoted Portugal culture.