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Museu da Arte Moderna ( MAM ) - Rio de Janeiro
Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art, better known as MAM, started as a civil entity in 1951.

It has already been the scene of several events of the artistic avant-garde of the 60s, from the New Realists to the Neoconcretists. hosted the exhibitions Opinião, Nova Objetividade and Salão da Bússola.

MAM Rio has one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in Latin America. This collection is made up of works belonging to three collections of different origins.


The work Tropicália, whose name gave rise to the Tropicalist Movement, had its exhibition at MAM.

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Inaugurated in 1948, as a private non-profit organization, the result of the cultural and economic context that Brazil experienced in the second post-war period, which saw the diversification of cultural facilities in this country and the acquisition of a valuable artistic heritage.

The museum has a rich culture, easy access and that charm and beauty brings a feeling of tranquility, knowledge, calmness and peace.

Undoubtedly a place to be explored by visitors to Rio de Janeiro.

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The Museum of Modern Art  is located at Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, 85 - Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ.

Open from 1 pm to 6 pm

Check the days and times on the official MAM website

Be sure to appreciate fine art.


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