On January 25th, from 10am to 6pm, the Museu da Casa Brasileira (MCB), an institution of the São Paulo State Secretariat of Culture, will have a special program in commemoration of the anniversary of the city of São Paulo.

For lovers of the history of the metropolis, known as ‘land of the drizzle’, the exhibition ‘The House and the City – Crespi Prado’ collection is a real tour to understand the city’s urban transformations in the first half of the 20th century, as residents originals of the house that now houses the museum, the couple Renata Crespi and Fábio Prado, were protagonists in the historical, cultural and urban changes of São Paulo.

If you want to feel the beach climate in the middle of Faria Lima Avenue, you can take part in the workshop Casa na Praia do Educativo do Museu. From 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., participants will have fun with activities such as frescobol, peteca, frisbee, squirt, sunbathing and sand sculptures to the sound of Tom Jobim, a tribute to the composer, who would also celebrate another year of life on the 25th of January.

The GPA Institute Orchestra will also be part of the special anniversary program of São Paulo with a concert on the Museum’s terrace at 11am. The show will be a tour of national and international music.

To close the holiday in the MCB, it is worth taking the opportunity to visit the exhibition ‘Drawing the city: Neco Stickel’. The exhibition features hand-drawn drawings with colored pencils and presents buildings that are the face of São Paulo.



Anniversary of São Paulo at MCB
Date: January 25th, Thursday
Hours: 10am – 6pm
Free entrance

Museum of the Brazilian House
Address: Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 2705
Tel .: (11) 3032-3727

About MCB
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the São Paulo State Department of Culture, is dedicated to the preservation and diffusion of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country that specializes in architecture and design. The MCB program includes temporary and long-term exhibitions, with an agenda that also includes activities of the educational service, debates, lectures and publications contextualizing the museum’s vocation for the formation of a critical thinking in themes such as architecture, urbanism, housing, economy urban mobility and sustainability. Among its innumerable initiatives, the MCB Design Prize, the main award of the segment in the country, made since 1986; and the Casas do Brasil project, to rescue and preserve memory about the rich diversity of the country.

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