MAM-Rio | February programme

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


Amilcar de Castro
25 Nov 2014 – 1 Mar 2015
The exhibition presents a summary of Amilcar de Castro’s oeuvre, divided into four clusters: Outdoors sculptures – monumental sculptures in the Museum’s gardens; Sculpture and method – different size sculptures occupy the internal area; Drawings – large scale artworks on canvas and smaller scale ones on paper; and Graphic design – as a graphic designer, Amilcar had a revolutionary role, taking part as main author in the graphic reform of a Rio de Janeiro newspaper.

Thresholds – The Joaquim Paiva collection at MAM
11 Oct 2014 – 22 Mar 2015
In 2005, under a free lease, the Museum started holding the Joaquim Paiva Collection, currently with nearly two thousand works by Brazilian and foreign photographers, purchased since the 1980s.

Operação Condor – João Pina
18 Dec 2014 – 22 Feb 2015
It was after photographing former Portuguese convicts that João Pina met and researched about Operação Condor, a secret plan that “brothered” six latin-american countries during Cold War. His lens worked as an eye, observing the effects this long dictatorship period had in our society, some survivors and family members. We are facing our own history. We can only wonder what kind of justice we want.
17th Dec at 6pm: Book launch and talk with the Museum curator Luiz Camillo Osorio and with O Globo journalist Chico Otavio

Imagens da Escuridão e da Resistência: repressão exclusão e opressão
18 Dec 2014 – 22 Feb 2015
The history of Brazil and Rio de Janeiro is marked by social tensions and by struggles for rights and citizenship. Our democratization faces a slavery, patriarchal past that remains unshaken. The artists place themselves inside this struggle, wanting to reset ways of seeing and transforming reality, sympathizing with the excluded and with the resistance of any forms of oppression.

Ações, estratégias, situações nas coleções do MAM
28 Feb 2015 – 3 May 2015
A set of works from the Museum’s collection in which the ideas are relatice to the material form. The exposed artworks, produced by Brazilian, North American and German artists from the 60’s are distinguished by their ephemeral, precarious and/or critical character before the artistic institutions (Museum, art market, art critic), and act for the displacement of poetical meanings.

Genealogias do Contemporâneo
Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand MAM

Permanent exhibition | curated by 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 about MAM-Rio’s history and architecture. A great model of the Museum’s architectural set, graphic materials from different times are also exhibited.

Education and Art | Me, you and MAM

Family programme
Sundays 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


O Rio de Janeiro no Cinema: Carnaval carioca no Cinema [“Rio de Janeiro on the Cinema: Carnival on the Cinema”]
In celebration of the city’s 450 years, MAM’s Cinematheque will hold a retrospective with films that portray Rio de Janeiro during this year. The sow is divides in various themes, such as neighborhoods, animated movies, “chanchadas”, foreigner productions and others. This show will happen on each month’s beginning and in February, movies about the Carnival will be displayed.

4x Luchino Visconti
Four films directed by one of the greatest filmmakers in history: Luchino Visconti. “Bellissima”, “Vaghe stelle dell’Orsa…”, “L’Innocente” and “Le Streghe”, film in episodes directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Vittorio de Sica and Visconti.

thurs 05

Premiere – “Dois casamentos” by Luiz Rosemberg Filho. Brazil, 2014. With Patrícia Niedermeier, Ana Abbott. 70’. “O cinema segundo Luiz Rô”, by Renato Coelho. Brazil, 2013. 3’.
Two brides, waiting to get to the altar, chat about life, affection and marriage.

fri 06

Carnaval carioca no cinema – “The Samba Within Me”, by Georgia Guerra-Peixe. Brazil, 2010. 72’.
Documentary set on the Mangueira Hill, in Rio de Janeiro, during the pre-carnival period.

sat 07

Carnaval carioca no cinema – “Love, Carnival and Dream”, by Paulo César Saraceni. Brazil, 1972. With Leila Diniz, Arduíno Colassanti, Ana Maria Miranda. 80’. 
A young lady prays to a saint. She wants to meet a young man who can spend Carnival with her.

6pm Carnaval carioca no cinema – “Banda de Ipanema – Folia de Albino” by Paulo César Saraceni. Brazil, 2002.
Documentary about the 35 years of the most famous Carnival band in Rio de Janeiro.

thurs 26

Cineclube Plano – “Alô, alô, carnaval”, by Adhemar Gonzaga. Brazil, 1935. With Carmen Miranda, Oscarito, Mário Reis. 
Two authors have difficulty to find an entrepreneur for the musical magazine Banana da Terra.


Extra – The Golem, by Paul Wegener. Germany, 1915. With Albert Steinrok, Lyda Salmonova, Paul Wegener. Subtitled in Portuguese. 60’. A myth from jewish tale. The Golem is a mud being that gets alive when a magician uses an enchantment from an old Kabbalah book.

sat 28

4x Visconti – Bellissima, by Luchino Visconti. Italy, 1951. With Anna Magnani, Alessandro Blasetti, Tina Apiccella. Subtitled in Portuguese. 100’. Woman does anything for her daughter become a movie star.

6pm 4x Visconti – Le Streghe, by Luchino Visconti, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Vittorio de Sica. Italy, 1967. With Silvana Mangano, Annie Girardot, Alberto Sordi. Subtitled in Portuguese. 121’. Film in five episodes, approaching in humurous way the feminine universe.

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