The Centro Cultural de Lagos (CCL) is a venue for a diverse range of cultural activities, particularly performing arts and visual arts. Events range from jazz and classical music through to stand up comedy and photography exhibitions.
There are two distinct main spaces within the CCL, the largest of which is the auditorium with its Italian stage and seating for around 300 spectators. There is also a 500 m2 temporary exhibition area of spread over three rooms.
Exhibitions feature a varied program covering topics including architecture, archeology and history. There are also some international events run in collaboration with institutions such as the Serralves Foundation and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
The Cultural Centre also has a cafe located in the central courtyard.