Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Sao Paulo

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 9,000+ reviews on the web
Innovative and inspiring Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, renowned for its thought-provoking exhibits, is located in the heart of the city. Established in 1911, this is the oldest art museum in the state, housed in a 1900 building that was originally designed to accommodate the city’s Lyceum of Arts and Crafts. Today, the museum is one of Brazil’s most important cultural institutions, featuring a large collection of Brazilian art. Visit the site to explore its vast assemblage of 19th century paintings and sculptures. Don’t miss the galleries devoted to European artists, and the displays featuring some of the most iconic Brazilian Modernist works. Check online for a list of upcoming special events and temporary exhibitions. Arrange to visit Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and other attractions in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo travel itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful and inspiring, like any place that offers us a work of art! Ancient architecture and big space
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  • Beautiful place, beautiful works. We wanted to rent audio guide and they were not available, to buy the entrance to the Museum not they explained us that the same input included another Museum (which is located at the station) and did not give us any guiding primer on how to walk the price and with that we were going to find. In the end, they could improve care.
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  • Super recommended, the place is beautiful, the building is wonderful, with beautiful gardens, unmissable!
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  • I love the variety in this museum. There are works from so many different time periods; I could and did spend hours here! I also love how the galleries open onto spaces which are several stories high; this gives the place a very airy feeling - very open. I will say that while I was there, they had an art installation which moved and created an annoying sound which filled part of the building and detracted from the overall experience, but this was a passing thing which has been taken down I'm sure.
  • my favorite museum in the city! it's free on saturdays! it has a good collection and the exibithions are very good too!
  • Very good place to know art development in Brazil. not like MASP, the collection of this museum focus on Brasilian artists and local culture.
  • A must go! It's my favorite museum in São Paulo! It has it all: great architecture, relevant collections and exhibitions. Concerning accessibility, my grandma and I have got trapped in the lift an we had to use regular stairs, I hope this has been fixed
  • Além das obras de arte, você pode apreciar o próprio prédio da pinacoteca que é uma obra arquitetônica em si. Além disso, você pode curtir um café e conhecer o parque da luz. Na ala de esculturas em bronze, existe uma obra da índia Moema, sempre me impressiona.
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