Museu Internacional de Arte Naïf do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
(4.3/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
The world’s largest collection of naïve art is housed in Museu Internacional de Arte Naïf do Brasil, located in a colonial mansion only half a block from the Corcovado Train Station. The museum, once used by Brazilian painter Eliseu Visconti as a studio space, is home to 6,000 paintings by artists from 120 countries. Displayed are works by some of the most outstanding names in Brazilian naïve art, from the 15th century to the present day. Souvenirs for all budgets are available at the gift shop, and some original paintings by local artists can also be purchased here. Guided tours are available with advanced notice to museum staff. To visit Museu Internacional de Arte Naïf do Brasil and other attractions in Rio de Janeiro, use our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary planner.
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  • Had already gone to the River at other times but hadn't heard of the Museum when this time was reading q's about to close the doors. I went to the Cosme Velho only p go to the Museum and I was surprised. The frames are simple and very authentic. Is a type of art that should be more publicized. I'm sad not to have gone before and enjoyed the other exhibitions that seem to have been very interesting. I believe that the State or the municipality should offer some sort of support for maintaining the Museum gave me a very pleasant experience.
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  • For those who go to Christ through the cable car of Corcovado is a right hand, is in the station. If you like naive art, the Museum has a good collection, very varied. I think that's worth knowing.
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  • I came across this museum while we were waiting for the train to Corcovado. It's located next to the train station. The museum is good option if you want to do something while waiting for the train. I...  more »
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  • Muito bom museu
  • A few steps from the train to the Corcovado. Interesting Museum (for who appreciates "naive art". Pay attention to the days/opening hours
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  • O local é muito interessante de ser visitado, com bastante material histórico, porém pouco divulgado fazendo com que seja pouco visitado até mesmo pelos moradores locais.
  • bom
  • Estou muito feliz! em breve uma obra minha, estará no MIAN, e isso é motivo de muito orgulho, para nós artistas naif's. Tema: Congada de São Benedito e Divino Espirito Santo de Socorro Dimensão: 0.80 x 1.00 Local: Socorro -SP Técnica: AST Em breve o artista Enzo Ferrara, fara a entrega. Um abraço a todos.