This week at MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


Amilcar de Castro
25 Nov 2014 – 15 Mar 2015 Last days!
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 Last days!
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.

Actions, strategies, and situations…
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.

Mutações – Matías Duville
14 Mar 2015 – 10 Mai 2015 Opening
The show has 103 works by Argentinian artist Matías Duville, created between 2002 and 2015, and proposes an iconographic interpretation of a drawings, paintings and installations selections, in which four images of the artist appear: mutation, shelter, storm and imaginary.

“Precious few…! Works from the MAM international collection”
14 Mar 2015 – 17 May 2015 Opening
A selection of works from the collection that recreate, without a totalizing pretension, the history of the 20th Century art, and articulate with the permanent exhibition “Genealogias do Contemporâneo”, in which the focus is on Brazilian art.

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


sun 15
4pm Odete Lara – “A Estrela sobe” [“The star rises”], by Bruno Barreto. Brazil, 1974. With Betty Faria, Carlos Eduardo Dolabella, Odete Lara. 105’. The movie shows the past of a former Brazilian singer.

6pm Odete Lara – “Um Filme 100% brasileiro” [” A 100% Brazilian Movie”], by José Sette de Barros. Brazil, 1986. With Odete Lara, Paulo César Pereio, Wilson Grey. 83’. The arrival of modernist poet Blaise Cendrars in Brazil.

thurs 19
6:30pm Cineclube plano – “Der Leone have sept cabeças” by Glauber Rocha. Brazil/Italy, 1969. With Rosa Maria Penna, Rada Rasssimov, Jean-Pierre Léaud. 95’. Reports of the colonialisms and the underdevelopment.

fri 20
6:30pm Nicolas Philibert – “La Ville Louvre”, by Nicolas Philibert. France, 1990. Subtitles in Portuguese. 75’. In the reform of Grand Louvre, the Museum revealed the bakcstage to a movie team.

Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85.
Parque do Flamengo.
Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brazil
Tel: (+5521) 2240-4944

Working Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: from 12pm to 6pm;
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: from 12pm to 7pm

Full price – R$8,00
Students over 12 years – R$4,00
Elders over 60 years – R$4,00
MAM Friends – free
Children up to 12 years – free
Family Ticket (only on Sundays) for 5 people or less – R$8,00

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