Casa da Xilogravura, Campos Do Jordao

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Preserving nearly 300 woodcuts by 200 artists from Brazil and abroad, Casa da Xilogravura is the only museum of its kind in the country. Located in the historic center of town, in a building that once housed the Monastery of Saint John, the museum also maintains a library, and an archive of Brazilian graphic arts. Watch videos and browse through the displayed collection to learn all about the universe of printed graphics. Letterpress and linotype machines are featured in the permanent exhibit, as well as several reproductions of works by Albrecht Dürer, whose woodcuts revolutionized the art in the 16th century. With our online itinerary creator, Campos Do Jordao attractions like Casa da Xilogravura can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Outstanding museum, with exceptional collection of “Xilogravura’s” from top artists, well managed by professor and author Antonio Costella. I’m so proud of my father’s Xilogravuras be part of this...  more »
  • This is specially true for those who like books and enjoy the smell of books old and new. It was supposed to be a place on xilograph works ("wood writing") and their materials and procedures... but.....  more »
  • Great little museum. The retired professor and his wife speak English very well!
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