Galeria Zé dos Bois, ZDB for short, is an independent cultural association created in 1994. It is located in the old Palácio Baronesa de Almeida, in the centre of Bairro Alto. The association has many branches focused on the creation, production and promotion of contemporary art, experimentation and emerging languages, in performative, visual arts, film and music, colaborating with nacional and foreign artists of reference. ZDB organizes exhibitions, produces and hosts artistic projects like residencies, educational activities, theater, dance and live music shows. They also have an inviting bar and a lovely terrace, where some of the events take place. There is always something going on in ZDB.