Held annually by the Brazilian Institute of Museums (IBRAM), the Museum Week, in that year, takes place between the 17th and the 23rd of May, mobilizing museological institutions from all over Brazil to commemorate the International Museum Day and encourage discussions in the field of museums . The theme for 2021 will be: ‘The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine’.
During the 19th National Museum Week, in addition to the exhibitions on display, the Museu da Casa Brasileira – an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo – will promote the online drawing workshop ‘What is this Object ?. Check the details of the schedule below.
– Online drawing workshop ‘What is this object’: Books | The activity takes place on Saturday, May 23, from 10 am to 12 pm, via Zoom by prior registration on the Museum’s website. Children and adults are welcome.
MCB on Line 4 – Yellow Metro
– Traveling show: Casas do Brasil: São Paulo connections (São Paulo-Morumbi Station) | On the way to work or on the way home it is possible to get to know a little of the show that was on display at the MCB until the beginning of May. Marcos Freire’s photos.
– Remnants of the Atlantic Forest and MCB Collection | The exhibition consists of photographic and textual panels that correlate the various types of wood in the MCB collection to the various native species existing in the Atlantic Forest, some of which are centuries old, and which, throughout history, have been used in the manufacture of national and even foreign furniture . Curated by Ricardo Cardim.
– Altitude Fields | The work of photographer Kitty Paranaguá brings to the museum’s audience a special cutout on how to live in the hills of Rio. Through the documentation of the landscape projected onto the interiors of the houses and their own residents, it provokes a reflection on the precarious condition of the dwellings as a counterpoint to the exuberance of the natural landscape where they are found.
– Ecological Urbanism 2020 | The exhibition in partnership with Harvard University presents a synthesis of the exhibition’s eponymous publication, highlighting proposals from the city of São Paulo, Colombia and Mexico City, among others.
– Showcase of Brazilian Kitchen Utensils | The display window features utensils used in Brazilian cuisine since the 19th century, both for food processing and for table service.
From May 18 to 23, from 10 am to 6 pm
Tickets: R $ 15 and R $ 7.50 (half price)
MAY MCB TICKETS – 2021
Children under 10 and over 60 are exempt | Disabled people and their companion pay half-price
Free Tuesday, May 18th.
* The use of a mask is mandatory during the entire visitation.
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, is dedicated to the preservation and diffusion of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country specialized in architecture and design. The MCB’s program includes temporary and long-term exhibitions, with an agenda that also includes educational service activities, debates, lectures and publications contextualizing the museum’s vocation for the formation of critical thinking on topics such as architecture, urbanism, housing, economics creativity, urban mobility and sustainability. Among its numerous initiatives, the Design MCB Award stands out, the main segment award in the country held since 1986; and the Casas do Brasil project, to rescue and preserve memory about the rich diversity of living in the country.
Museu da Casa Brasileira | Av. Faria Lima, 2705 | Phone.: (11) 3032-3727
Tue. to sun. from 10am to 6pm