This week at MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

New acquisitions 2012-2014
30th Aug – 16th Nov | curated by Luiz Camilo Osorio and Marta Mestre
It is already a part of the Museum’s schedule that every two years the New Acquisitions are presented. It is an opportunity for the public to perceive the exuberance and diversity, inherent to the main Brazilian art collector.

PIPA 2014 Finalists
6th Sep – 16th Nov | Fulfilled by IP Capital Partners and MAM
Exhibition with the finalists of the largest art prize in Brazil, PIPA: Alice Miceli, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Thiago Martins de Melo and Wagner Malta Tavares.

Vanderlei Lopes – “Grilagem”
6th Sep – 9th Nov | curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio and Marta Mestre
Paper copies of iconic artists are adapted and place in a box with crickets. They endure the action of this coexistence, producing a distinct time appearance, an “aging”.

Genealogias do Contemporâneo
Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand MAM

exposição permanente | curadoria Luiz Camillo Osorio

Completely refurbished in April 2013, the exhibition is divided into:
Brazil: visions and vertigos, Broken cit, Hybrid bodies, Geometric breathings and Dive into the collection. This edition includes a set of works by Arlindo Daibert.

MAM Sua história, seu patrimônio
Permanent exhibition | curated by Elizabeth Catoia Varela

Show on MAM-Rio’s history and architecture.
As well as a great model of the Museum’s architectural set, graphic materials from different times are exhibited.

Education and art | Me, you and MAM

Family programme
Sun 3pm
General public reception for visits to the collections and temporary exhibitions, development of educational and artistic activities indoors and outdoors the museum. Free admission

Group visits

– Tues to Fri 1pm and 3pm | Groups of up to 40 people
School group receptions, comprising guided tours, practical activities and artistic creation. Advised for student classes, NGOs and special education and social inclusion groups. Free admission

– Wed, Sat and Sun 4pm | Groups of up to 20 people
Programme for spontaneous visitor groups with guided tours through the Museum’s exhibitions. Free admission

About “artevida (política)”
20th September, 2.30pm

About New Acquisitions
24th September, 4pm


26th – 28th Sep 2014 | curated by Gilberto Santeiro
Resuming the Cinesul Retrospective, with a selection of films screened at the Cinesul Ibero-American Cinema Festival over the last 20 years, from tributes, awarded films to special screenings.

6th – 21th Sep 2014 | curated by Gilberto Santeiro
Along with the France Embassy Cinematheque in Brazil, the France Embassy n Brazil and the Institut Français, we present an exhibit of contemporary African films. A rare opportunity of learning about cinematographies so absent in the commercial circuit with productions from Burkina Faso, Mauritania, South Africa, Benin, Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Congo.


Sat 20th
Education and art group visits

Sun 21st
Education and art family programme
4pm Education and art group visits
4pm Contes Cruels de la Guerre by Ibea Atondi, Karim Miské. Congo/France/Mauritania, 2002. Portuguese subtitles. 51’. House of Love by Cécil Moller. South Africa/France/Namibia, 2001. Portuguese subtitles. 26’. Two contemporary African documentaries. The first film provides a unique look to the wars in the continent.
6pm Mémoire entre deux rives by Frédéric Savoye and Wolimité Sié Palenfo. Burkina Faso/France, 2002. Portuguese subtitles. 90’. Fréderic Savoye and Wolimité Sié Palenfo revisit the French colonization historyin Lobi, southwest Burkina Faso.

Wed 24th
Education and art: About Novas aquisições – talk with the public
4pm Education and art group visits

Thurs 25th
Quién mato a la llamita blanca? by Juan Cristobal Rios Violand. Bolivia, 2006. With Erika Andia, Pablo Fernandez. Two bandits are hired to take 50kilos of cocaine over the Brazilian border.

Fri 26th
El portón de los sueños by Hugo Gamarra. Paraguay, 1998. DVD screening. Portuguese subtitles. 87’. A documentary and fiction: the perspectives of Augusto Roa Bastos, the greatest Paraguayan writer and Cervantes prize winner, about Paraguay’s history and culture, and also an overlook on the author has the protagonist of his own imaginary universe.

Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro
Av Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo 20021-140 Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil.
T +55 (21) 3883 5600 facebook/museudeartemodernarj

Opening hours (winter: 06 jul – 22 set)
Tues – Fri 12am – 6pm | Weekends and holidays 11am – 6pm
Box office closes half an hour before visiting hours.

Exhibitions – R$14,00
Adults over 60 and students – R$7,00.
Sunday tickets for families up to 5 people – R$14,00.
Cinematheque – R$7,00

Friends of MAM, children under 12 and employees from the sponsor companies and partners (upon name badge presenting, plus one included) and Wednesdays after 3pm.

Address references: MAM is located between the Pracinhas Monument and Santos Dumont Airport.

Bus lines and stops
From South Zone via Parque do Flamengo: 472 (Leme), 438(Leblon),154 (Ipanema), 401 (Flamengo), 422 (Cosme Velho). Avenida Beira Mar bus stop across the path.
Via Aterro: 121, 125 e 127 (Copacabana). Avenida Presidente Antônio Carlos bus stop across the French Consulate.
From North Zone >> 422 (Tijuca), 472 (São Cristóvão), 438 (Vila Isabel),401 (Rio Comprido). Avenida Presidente Wilson bus stop, across Academia Brasileira de Letras.
From West Zone >>Frescão Taquara-Castelo (via Zona Sul). Nearest bus stop at Avenida Presidente Wilson across Academia Brasileira de Letras.
Subway: Cinelândia Station

Disabled access Wheelchairs and ramps to the exhibition rooms, elevators and equipped toilets.

Paid parking lot open from 7am to 10pm.

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