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Our exhibit, "Seamanship and Settlement: the Portuguese Maritime Tradition and Macau's Architectural Duality," has been extended by popular demand. It will be on display in the hallways of the library's second, third, and fourth floors until July 10, 2013. It can be viewed while the library is open (see Library Hours for more information.) 

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On March 10, 2013, an enthusiastic audience gathered at the library for the event opening two linked exhibitions celebrating some 500 years of Portuguese maritime skill, daring exploration and mutual cultural influence with China as exemplified by magnificent photographs of the tall ship N.R.P. Sagres,  which has roamed the world’s oceans as the Portuguese Navy’s school ship, and of the historic architecture of the port city of Macau, the first enduring point of contact between China and the West.

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