Cemig Centre of Popular Art, Belo Horizonte

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#13 of 50 in Museums in Belo Horizonte
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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Experience the soul of mining at Cemig Centre of Popular Art. Opened in 2012, only a few meters from Freedom Square, is this beautiful mansion, which used to house the old San Tarcisio Hospital. Occupying two floors of rooms, folk art mining is represented by wood carvings, ceramics, musical instruments, and paintings. There are about 800 pieces on display from various regions of the state. The multimedia features make for an interactive visit. Take a look at our Belo Horizonte driving holiday planning app to schedule your visit to Cemig Centre of Popular Art and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is a very nice museum of popular (or should I say primitive) art. It is near Praça da Liberdade and CCBB which should also be visited 
    This is a very nice museum of popular (or should I say primitive) art. It is near Praça da Liberdade and CCBB which should also be visited  more »
  • This is a interesting place, where you can see many examples of brasilian popular arts, like sculptures, paintings, etc, in a renovated historical bulding, near Praca da Liberdade. 
    This is a interesting place, where you can see many examples of brasilian popular arts, like sculptures, paintings, etc, in a renovated historical bulding, near Praca da Liberdade.  more »
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  • I really loved the popular expressions of art. This is the place to know Brazilian traditional art and folklore.
  • I expected more but there was a couple of nice things to view

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