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26 September 2017
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Friends of the MNAz

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Contact: Ana Álvares

What does being a Friend of the Museu Nacional do Azulejo mean?
It means liking tiles and ceramics, liking the Museum and the former Convent of Madre de Deus, and liking the collection and public activities held there.
Because you are interested in all the above, it also means wanting them to be even better.
It means having a love of cultural values and making new friends through those values.


Who can be a Friend of the Museu Nacional do Azulejo?
Everybody who is interested in the development of society and culture through museums, especially museums whose collections include the decorative arts – in this case tiles and ceramics.
All those who wish to participate in the life and work of one of Portugal’s most beautiful and prestigious museums.

What are the benefits of being a Friend of the Museu Nacional do Azulejo?
You can help an important museum to develop. You enjoy improved access to the collections and activities, gain specialized knowledge on this and other museums and collections in Portugal and abroad, and expand the number of your contacts and friends.
Friends have free entry to the Museum and temporary exhibitions, advance information on the conferences, courses and workshops, tours (guided by specialists) of the permanent and temporary exhibitions and of the building itself.
Friends have priority in all the Museum’s open and social activities.
Friends have access to the Library and the specialist services in research, history, conservation, restoration and production, and to the spaces available for private functions (under special conditions).
Friends of the Museum are also entitled to discounts on publications and pieces for sale in the Museum Shop.

How can I become a Friend?
Please fill in the form at the Museum’s reception desk, or contact 21-8100340. Then pay the subscription fee, according to the type of Friend you would like to be and the form of payment you choose (cash, cheque or VISA). The Friend’s Card will be sent to you.

What types of Friends are there?
1. Friend.
2. Young Friends (up to 18 years old).
3. Old Friends (over 65 years old).
4. Family Friends (family units).
5. Company Friends.
6. Friend’s Friends

FRIENDS, BENEFITS AND PRICES
1. Friend.
» One Friend’s Card.
» Free entry to the Museum.
» Free entry to the temporary exhibitions.
» Regular advance information on the Museum’s activities.
» Priority when enrolling in the Museum’s activities.
» Special prices for courses and workshops organised by the Museum.
» Access to the Library.
» 20% discount on research, history, conservation and restoration services.
» 15% discount on publications and products from the Museum Shop.
» 20% discount on renting the premises for private functions.
» Annual fee: € 50.

2. Young Friends (up to 18 years old).
» The same benefits as in 1.
» Support from the Educational Department to organise visits and other activities for groups of Young Friends or a New Friend with his/her school or family group.
» 50% discount on the annual fee for a Friend.

3. Old Friends (over 65 years old).
» The same benefits as in 1.
» Support from the Museum’s Educational Department to organise themed visits and other activities for Old Friends at institutional and family level.
» 50% discount on the annual fee for a Friend.

4. Family Friends (family units).
» One card that can be used by 3-5 members of the same family.
» The same benefits as in 1, depending on the number of card-users.
» Annual fee: € 60 for 3 members.
» Annual fee: € 75 for 5 members.

5. Company Friends.
» One card that can be used by 3 members of the company.
» The same benefits as in 1, with special conditions for using the premises for social and private functions and guided tours, when so requested.
» Special reception for groups of company staff and guests for activities at the Museum.
» Annual fee: € 250 for 3 cards.

6. Friend’s Friend.
» Card given as a gift to a friend.
» Card valid for one year.
» The same benefits as in 1.
» The card can be upgraded to a definitive Friend’s Card on request.
» Purchase price: € 40.

Statutes of the Friends of the MNAz 
Form of Registration


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