Cemig Centre of Popular Art, Belo Horizonte

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Art Museum Museum
Experience the soul of mining at Cemig Centre of Popular Art. Opened in 2012, only a few meters from Freedom Square, is this beautiful mansion, which used to house the old San Tarcisio Hospital. Occupying two floors of rooms, folk art mining is represented by wood carvings, ceramics, musical instruments, and paintings. There are about 800 pieces on display from various regions of the state. The multimedia features make for an interactive visit. Add Cemig Centre of Popular Art to your Belo Horizonte travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Belo Horizonte holiday planner.
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  • This is a interesting place, where you can see many examples of brasilian popular arts, like sculptures, paintings, etc, in a renovated historical bulding, near Praca da Liberdade.  more »
  • I had the place all to myself with a very nice and knowledgeable guide. The collection is very interesting and gives a good review of local crafts.  more »
  • Exhibition of pieces of embroidery and handicrafts from various regions of the State, beautiful pieces of the Jequitinhonha Valley craftswomen, very beautiful, I loved the pieces with verses and embroidery of the mariana where there was the tragedy of Samarco, women giving a lesson in life.
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  • I expected more but there was a couple of nice things to view
  • A folk art museum with beautiful handcrafted. Recommend a site visit.
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  • Best place to meet the popular art of MG, with an emphasis on ceramics do Jequitinhonha, which cannot be reduced to known dolls.
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  • Place clean. Airy.
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  • Pretty cool and a little out of more traditional museums circuit
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