Trip Planner: South America / Brazil / State of Minas Gerais / Belo Horizonte / Museu De Arte Da Pampulha
Built by renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer - and therefore worthy of a visit for its architecture alone - and part of his Pampulha Architectural Complex, Museu De Arte Da Pampulha was once the hub of 1940s Belo Horizonte nightlife in its previous incarnation as a casino. However, in the aftermath of the outlawing of gambling in Brazil, the Cassino da Pampulha became Museu De Arte Da Pampulha, a multipurpose contemporary art museum that boasts a collection of approximately 1,600 works. Although the highlight of the collection is perhaps the work of Alberto da Veiga Guignard, you’ll also find pieces by numerous other prominent modern artists. Be sure to complement your artistic exploration with a stroll through the museum’s gardens or a stop off in the library. Put Museu De Arte Da Pampulha on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Belo Horizonte trip planner .
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Mais uma das obras de Niemeyer no conjunto da Pampulha, local com arquitetura como destaque, foi construido para ser e foi casino, hoje e museu. more »Another of Niemeyer's works in the Pampulha Ensemble, a place with architecture as a highlight, was built to be and was casino, today and museum.
Um prédio lindo arquitetonicamente falando, mas extremamente mal mantido. Abriga uma exposição pequena e aparentemente não tem acervo próprio. more »A beautiful building architectonically speaking, but extremely poorly maintained. It houses a small exhibition and apparently has no own collection.
Beautiful construction and wonderful location overlooking the lake. The museum is also a good starting point to take a walk along the lake river. There are several animals that you can spot walking in the small garden of the museum. No WiFi available.
Could have more electronic art.
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