Maura Marvão is an international specialist and consultant in 20th century and contemporary art and she will be at Universidade Católica for a special lecture.

She  has a law degree from the “Universidade Católica Portuguesa”  and studied Public Relations and Arts Administration (master) at the “New York University”

Worked at the “United Nations” and at the “New Museum of Contemporary Art” both in New York.

In Portugal taught classes on Cultural Marketing and PR, namely at the “Universidade Católica – Escola das Artes” (Catholic University – Arts School) and worked as a consultant for several institutions, companies, museums and universities.

Was president of “ADIAC” – Association of Portuguese contemporary art collectors.

Since 2008 represents Phillips auction house for Portugal and Spain. Is a board member and the cultural advisor at “Fundação Portuguesa da Juventude” (Portuguese Youth Foundation).Is a board member of “Bagos D’Ouro”, an NGO that operates in the Douro Valley creating academic opportunities for children and young people. Is the president of the “friends group” of “Fundação Ricardo Espirito Santo Silva” – FRESS – in Lisbon. Is the founder and president of the Portuguese branch of the “National Museum of Women in the Arts” in Washington.


Maura Marvaio