Central Brazil Religious Arts Museum, Uberaba

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  • The acquis, Rico in Baroque pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries, tells the story of the Catholic Church in the region. Many pieces come from donations from the Metropolitan Curia, standing out the sections of sacred vestments, banners of processions, vestments, tools, pictures and furniture.
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  • 9TH century Church, current Museum of sacred art. Located downtown in front of the Municipal market, the feast of St. Rita's day may 22.
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  • Museum of sacred art of Uberaba visitation: Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 at 6:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 12:00 – St. Rita Church – Manoel Earth-Square Center of Uberaba-near the Municipal market Phone: 3316-9886 to access the Museum, disposition is necessary to overcome the slope and get to the entrance of the site. The attendant is a very nice lady, that guides visitors on the characteristics of the Museum. The sacred art museum is installed in the Church of Santa Rita, built in Uberaba, in the year 1854. The collection is small, however Rico in Baroque pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries, tells the story of the Catholic Church in the region. Many pieces come from donations from the Metropolitan Curia, standing out the sections of sacred vestments, banners of processions, vestments, tools, pictures and furniture. The collection has several garments, including Chasuble set made with fabric embroidered with gold thread and yarn from France in 1909.  Has also donated relics and various wood carvings, one of Santa Rita de Cássia. The Church of Santa Rita, by your unique beauty, became mandatory and point along your story, inspired painters, poets and photographers, being forbidden to photograph the interior of the Museum. Emphasis on 18th century PIETA Paulistinha Pottery: the Museum of sacred art in the Christian chronology "Pieta" means "mercy". Is the Mother holding his dead son's body moments after taken from the cross.
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