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.
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  • Easy to buy tickets online, easy to get there. Super nice space overall. Great collection regarding Brazil’s history and its indigenous and black people. Spicy and fair critic to colonial era...  more »
  • I think every single traveller should visit this place, just amazing, and a olot of nature around =)  more »
  • I really enjoyed this museum! It is more or a traditional art museum as opposed to Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand. I may personally like traditional art museums better, but I thought the Pinacoteca was a better experience. I enjoyed the layout and restoration of the building as well as the numerous balconies. The art on display was very good at showcasing Brazilian art of several eras. I highly recommend this museum.
  • Beautiful building with a surprising collection of Brazilian and European art. Both from the 19th century and modern art. Not always logically arranged, but that doesn't matter much. Wonderful atmosphere inside the building

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