Capacity: max. 8 people
Price: €7 / person

Arte – Oficina de arte: maat em Movimento


Com Patrícia Trindade
Vamos explorar o novo maat, os seus novos espaços e novas histórias e histórias através do nosso corpo e do desenho. Vamos ver, ouvir, sentir e desenhar: registar, rabiscar, recortar e levar linhas a passear. Através de pequenos grandes desafios, lançamos o convite para uma troca de perspetivas, para um desenho em movimento, com múltiplos pontos de vista.
Idades: 6–14 anos

  • Duração: 2h, 1º domingo de cada mês: 11.00, oferta com o bilhete do museu.

Residency for young people: Artlab


A programme of interdisciplinary, experimental and immersive work that explores the intersections between the visual and performance arts, technology, design and architecture. In a close dialogue  with  the  exhibitions  on  display  at  the museum and the various stakeholders involved — artists, curators, educators and specialized technicians, Artlab was created to highlight processes that explore each participant’s personal world and their relationship with space, time, society, the museum and contemporary art.
Ages: 16–22 years old. Admission: free (selection of applications)

  • 07/2021 (precise dates and more information soon)

Architecture workshop: Discover maat


With Renato Santos
Embark on a real voyage of discovery of the museum. Old and new worlds you will find, filled with new “things” to explore. Join this orienteering adventure and solve all of its mysteries and challenges... At the end, you will produce a big map of this adventure in the museum.
Ages: 4–8 years old. Duration: 120 minutes

Science workshop: Toy Solar Cars


No driving licence? No problem! Can sunlight be transformed into movement? In this workshop, come and build a solar-powered car and drive it in a thrilling race. Who will make the best car and win the challenge? We dare you to try!

  • Every Saturday: 11.30–12.30.

Science workshop: Don’t Wake the Dragon


A sleeping dragon awaits your visit. Will you manage to walk past him without waking him up? In this workshop, come play and learn about electrical energy. Using wires, screws and screwdrivers, you will get to build a simple electric circuit. Then you will test it in a challenge of skill and concentration to avoid waking up the dragon!

  • Every Sunday: 11.30–12.30.

Science workshop: The Magic of Electromagnets


What is an electromagnet? Is it a magic trick? Or does it have a scientific explanation?Find out what an electromagnet is, how it is built and what's useful for. At the end of the activity, your knowledge is tested in a very fun game.

  • Every Sunday: 16.00–17.00.

Science workshop: How strong is a balloon?


Can you believe a balloon has the energy to drive a car? Come and learn how to build a car with common materials and you'll see how much power a simple balloon can have.

  • More dates soon.

Science workshop: Who knows mechanics?


This is a workshop that requires skill, attention to detail and teamwork. In the museum, the group is challenged to discover and solve a mechanical breakdown in order to get a car running. This activity includes a visit to the Power Station Circuit, which shows the history of the Central Tejo.
Admission: €12 / person. Duration: 90 minutes

#museumforall — A Museum for Everyone  
Special educational needs programme  


maat offers an integrated programme of creative activities aimed at people with physical and/or mental disabilities. Using the exhibitions on show as a starting point, these creative activities explore both the museum space and the workshop aspect, with the purpose of finding personal answers and creating spaces for dialogue, experimentation and sharing, in the hope that therapeutic benefits can be achieved as a group and felt by each of the participants.

Atlas of Self  
Starting from the transversality of languages and the creative universes of contemporary artists, this tour-workshop challenges participants to explore the maat environments. Using different artistic expressions, from drawing to painting, from photography to video, from body expression to artistic installation. 
The set of actions to be taken may vary according to the specific characteristics of the public, also focused on mixed classes, included in integrated education. 

Party maat Kids


Fun and educational creativity workshops where participants are invited to explore the museum's exhibitions and engage in an activity that ends with a party.

Anniversary: Checkmaat
With Patrícia Trindade
Checkmate is a final move in a game of chess, but here it is just the start of a really fun party! On this giant board full of special houses, you and your friends are the key pieces! You can be king, queen, rook, bishop, knight or pawn because there is room for many more than just two players! Move after move you have to overcome a range of challenges to be the one celebrating at the end. Who will checkmate who? Come and find out!
Ages: 7–13 years old. Admission: €10 / person (birthday kid doesn’t pay). Duration: 180 minutes

Anniversary: Drawing Outside The Box
With Patrícia Trindade
Do you like to draw? You and your friends are going to design this party! Release your hands, let your pencil fly and draw inside the museum. We are going to challenge ourselves to draw “outside the box” – to look at what is around us in new ways. Venture into the museum with your friends at this party designed especially for you!
Ages: 7–13 years old. Admission: €10 / person (birthday kid doesn’t pay). Duration: 180 minutes

Anniversary: maat to Discover
With Renato Santos, Susana Anágua, and Patrícia Trindade
Invite all your friends to embark on a true adventure to discover the museum. To find old and new worlds, filled of “things” to explore! Come and participate in this peddy-paper and solve all its mysteries and challenges… to find where your party is! In the end, create a big map of this journey of adventures in the museum with the help of all your guests.
Ages: 4–8 years old. Admission: €10 / person (birthday kid doesn’t pay). Duration: 180 minutes