In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the best art shops in Portugal.
1. Ponto das Artes
Our personal choice of 7 art supply shops and art stores in Lisbon
A big art supply shop where you can find everything you need regarding paints and brushes. The staff speaks English and is very polite and helpful.
2. Imagination Of Colors
Great art supply store where you can find a big variety of paints, brushes, stencils, papers and all sorts of crafting materials.
3. A Vida Portuguesa
A Vida Portuguesa specializes in vintage and retro-inspired items, including art prints, postcards, and other artistic souvenirs. They also carry a wide range of handmade soaps, perfumes, and other beauty products that can make great gifts for friends and family.
4. Casa Pau-Brasil
For those looking for contemporary art in Portugal, Casa Pau-Brasil is a must-visit destination. This gallery and shop showcases the work of emerging and established artists from Portugal and Latin America. With a focus on diversity and innovation, Casa Pau-Brasil is a great place to discover new artists and art movements.
5. A Arte da Terra
A Arte da Terra is a shop that specializes in traditional Portuguese crafts and art. They offer a wide range of products, from handcrafted ceramics and textiles to folk art and jewelry. With a focus on sustainability and using natural products, A Arte da Terra is a great place to shop for unique artisanal products that can add a touch of Portuguese culture to your home.
6. Fabrica Features Lisbon
Fabrica is a concept store in Lisbon that showcases work from emerging designers and artists from around the world. In addition to fashion and accessories, Fabrica also features a range of art prints, books, and other artistic products. With a focus on sustainability and ethical production, Fabrica is a great place to discover new artists and art movements.
7. A Outra Face da Lua
A Outra Face da Lua is a vintage clothing and accessories store that also features a range of unique artisanal products. In addition to retro-inspired fashion, they also offer a range of art prints, ceramics, and other artistic creations that are perfect for adding a touch of vintage charm to your home.
Our personal choice of 5 art supply shops and art stores in Porto:1. Ponto das Artes Porto
It’s the dream shop for artists in Porto!
Artists themselves say it’s the best place for art hobbyists and serious artists to buy their art supplies in the whole city of Porto.
2. Ó! Galería
Modern gallery showcasing original illustrations & drawings by global artists in a comfy environment. Great little gallery with unique prints and original artwork. You feel welcome to browse and take your time to look through the amazing catalogue with prints. They are very reasonably priced and the quality is amazing!
3. Porto in Art
Manuel Couto was an artist so committed to his work, that people were not aware of him, neither of his work. Then came up the idea, of finding a place where he might, both to be able to expose his work, and at the same time interact with his friends and customers. "Porto in Art" was then born to fulfill the need of reaching people more directly.
4. Espaço Mira
Espaço Mira is a contemporary art gallery and shop located in Porto. This space showcases the work of local and international artists, with a focus on contemporary art and design. In addition to art exhibitions, Espaço Mira also hosts workshops and events that bring together artists and art lovers from around the world.
5. Vista Alegre
Vista Alegre is a famous Portuguese brand that specializes in porcelain and ceramics. With a long history of producing high-quality products, Vista Alegre is a great place to shop for unique and artistic tableware and home décor accessories. They also offer a range of designer collaborations and limited edition products, making it a great place to find one-of-a-kind artistic creations.
When you are all set with your art supplies now and want to test your own creative skills during one of our workshops, check our current artist workshops in Portugal.
Art workshops in LisbonFor illustration workshops in Lisbon, check our Lisbon Life postcards Workshop with artist Nicolae and our Postcards to Myself Workshop with artist Filipa.
Art workshops in Porto
Portugal with its artistic traditions is home to a wide range of art stores and art galleries. Whether you are an art interested person, a curious and creative traveler or an artist yourself, these stores offer a range of products that reflect the beauty and cultural richness of Portugal. We hope our art guide has helped you discover some new interesting addresses for your next art shopping adventure.
Until next time!