Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Sao Paulo

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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 (1905), 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 the displays featuring some of the most iconic Brazilian Modernist works. 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. To visit Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo on your holiday in Sao Paulo, and find out what else Sao Paulo has to offer, use our Sao Paulo road trip website .
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  • Located in the old Center of São Paulo with collection predominantly formed by Brazilian artists of the 19th century until contemporary times, the Pinacoteca enchants for your beautiful architecture and pleasant spaces. Be sure to visit the coffee to end the visit with delicious treats.
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  • A charming place, organized clean comfortable, went with my 5 year old son. And he loved, the exhibitions well to.
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  • We visited the exhibition with our 3 year old daughter, the Pinacoteca did an amazing job including cards in the rooms of the exhibition activities which not only enriched our experience, but also engaged the girl loved the ride!
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  • It's a wonderful collection of Brazilian art from various periods till almost the present. The photography collection is especially worth a look. Great place to visit.
  • Recommended museum with a great collection of Brazilian art, both modern and classic. The steady collection is worth visiting, but often there are temporary exhibitions - which vary in quality. Hence 4 out of 5. The museum is situated next to a nice park that contains various interesting statues as well.
  • The art collection that I saw on view was pretty extensive and with pieces by great painters. I enjoyed going through the marvelous collections.
  • Not much of an art museum person and this one didn't stand out as anything special. Do walk around the gardens outside. Those are free for everyone.
  • Nice museum, arround 10 reais to enter, but too much contemporary art for myself

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