Marco Lopes is the new representative of the Portuguese Association of Museology in the Algarve

The announcement was made by the president of APOM, during the Journeys of the Algarve Museums Network, in Olhão

Marco Lopes, director of the Municipal Museum of Faro, is the new representative of the Portuguese Association of Museology (APOM) in the Algarve. The news was announced by João Neto, president of APOM, this Friday, in Olhão, during the Days of the Algarve Museums Network.

«APOM continues to innovate, to have more effective spearheads in Africa», said João Neto, who wished Marco Lopes «a lot of patience and a lot of faith».

The president of APOM, who was one of the speakers at the Conference, recalled the work of the previous representative, Maria Luísa Francisco, but underlined that «it is necessary to renew the staff».

In statements to the Sul Informação, and opening the veil a little in relation to the news, Marco Lopes added that the objective is «to refresh the message, to create greater proximity between APOM and professionals in the area», also working so that «there is a more formal recognition of its paper".

The museologist added that APOM «is implementing a project to take a little of its message throughout the national territory, carrying out actions located in some districts». The next session will be in the Algarve, at the Museum of Lagos, in January.

Marco Lopes also announced that «there will be new rules for the APOM awards», the details of which will be announced shortly.


Marco Lopes was the moderator of the session with Pedro Cabrita Reis, at the RMA Journeys