This week at MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


O Fim da Matéria – Damián Ortega
15 Apr 2015 – 14 Jun 2015
In a brand new installation, a polystyrene cube is transformed by a group of anonymous sculptors during the exhibition. The sculptures work as an inventory of the sculpture history. Images somehow in the directory, collective unconscious or men imaginary, in which the history of humanity becomes an allegory.

To see and be seen
15 Apr 2015 – 19 Jul 2015
An exhibition that sees the Museum’s collections as a guiding element for the idea that all artworks are constructed from emptiness. All the aesthetics experiences have lost objects as references, and, for that, it is constantly searched by us.

Actions, strategies, and situations…
28 Feb 2015 – 3 May 2015
A set of works from the Museum’s collection in which the ideas are related 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
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
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

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;
From April 18th to October 17th:
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: from 11am to 6pm

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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