Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

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Innovative and inspiring Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao 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 Sao Paulo and other attractions in Sao Paulo using our Sao Paulo travel itinerary maker. To visit Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao 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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  • Visit the Pinacoteca means being in a globalized world when it comes to culture/arts. There everything is art: the construction, the paintings, the sculptures, the various exhibitions and everything you'd expect on a visit to a "Museum". Not to be missed! Worth the visit!
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  • Wonderful walk and view the exhibited works, a super yummy and pretty. All Brazilian citizens must meet.
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  • I've been to a few art spaces in some countries and other cities in Brazil (Incidentally, visit these spaces is really a magical moment and an experience) But the Pinacoteca is different. It is a mix between the contemporary and the modern, with beautiful architecture and a respect for the preservation of the historical internal spaces that enchants any visitor. Not to mention the exhibitions that complement this scenario so inviting for those who appreciate the art amid the effervescent Sao Paulo in front of Luz station (another landmark of the city and that has a lot of story to tell) the experience is indescribable! I suggest you visit with new looks this space of multicultural Arts in São Paulo. Is very worthwhile!
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  • Variedade de obras originais interessantes, com algumas réplicas e trabalhos nada significativos. Tudo meio misturado. Na minha visita, um amigo foi atacado por alguém que parecia estar tendo um ataque psicótico e descobrimos que não havia segurança no lugar. Estudantes e empregados (não ligados à segurança) tiveram de conter a pessoa em crise. Ninguém se aproximou de nós para saber se precisávamos de algo. Um ato de violência física foi simplesmente ignorado. Suponho que outras coisas do tipo aconteçam lá dentro e, infelizmente, não há a presença de pessoas preparadas para garantir a segurança dos visitantes.
  • Very interesting and educational museum displaying a large variety of Brazilian art. It has some original ways of displaying the works and helpful guides on how to read art. More than worth its very reasonable R$6,00 entrance fee.
  • Well maintained. Nice pieces of Brazilian Art and International Artists. There are a place for kids interact with art through activities. There is a beautiful and clean restroom and a good café with vegan food. Easy access. The Subway station (Luz) is right in front of the entrance. Excellent price ticket.
  • Yes yes yes! Thank you for highlighting the significance and magnificence of so many local artists! This gallery is just brilliant and the collection so refreshing compared to what you’d find in most European or western galleries! Amazing mix of sculpture and traditional mediums and a great exposure for a foreigner like me, from Australia, to the magnificent cultural side of Brazil
  • Good spot for contemplating contemporary art. It's hard to find parking and the place its located could be dangerous. Don't forget to visit the coffee shop at base floor. Well recommended!
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