Color image. Alessandra Munduruku, one of the main indigenous leaders in Brazil, during the II March of Indigenous Women: Reforestation, Bodies and Hearts for the healing of the earth. Brasília, 2021. Photo: Edgar Kanaykõ Xakriabá

The painful learning of museums

By reversing its censorship of MST works, Masp recognizes the crossroads of reality
Color image, horizontal. Photograph of the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, one of the museums affected by the measures of the Federal government

Largest Brazilian museums are being asphyxiated by Bolsonaro

With the shelving of the annual plans of institutions and with aggressive changes to the Rouanet Law, the federal government lashes out at renowned museums

Fabio Szwarcwald talks about his resignation from the executive board...

Last Tuesday, the 1st, Fabio Szwarcwald's resignation from the board of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio took many...
Arch in the Pátio dos Canhões do Museu Histórico Nacional. Photo: Alessandra Sant'Anna/Wikimedia Commnos

Monarchists advance in national museology

With alliances in the Bolsonaro government, Monarchists try to interfere in the organization of national museums and protection of heritage, their latest act has generated concern among employees.

Extremist Crusade: How Cultural Denialism Works in Museums

In actions by Ibram and Iphan, bolsonarismo invests against the most important Afro-religious collection in the country, under the custody of the Museum of the Republic, in Rio, and threatens to disrupt the entire National Museum System
Luz Station, headquarters of the Portuguese Language Museum. Photo: Joca Duarte / Publicity

Revamped, Language Museum is reborn in downtown São Paulo

About five years after the fire that hit its headquarters, at Estação da Luz, the institution reopens in 2021 with updates to its contents, but keeping as a basis the same curatorial project that made it recognized   
Portuguese Language Museum: Overview of the exhibition "Língua Solta", in the foreground "Olha minha lingua", by Alex dos Santos. Photo: Ciete Silverio / Publicity.

Words in the world of things 

First exhibition open at the Portuguese Language Museum, Língua Solta is curated by Moacir dos Anjos and Fabiana Moraes and brings contemporary art works into dialogue with objects, posters and other elements of everyday life.

National Museum Week seeks to reimagine the future of Brazilian institutions

With the theme "The future of museums: recovering and reimagining", the event brings extensive virtual programming, involving the entire country, and seeks to dialogue with technological advances to understand how they affect our way of being and being in the world.
Exterior area of ​​MAM SP recreated in Minecraft. Photo: Leonardo Sang / Publicity.

MAM-SP launches educational project in Minecraft game

An initiative by the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art combines art, education and games, with reproductions of its space and works from the collection, and offers unique experiences to players
Paulista Dance Week MASP

MASP presents Paulista Dance Week

From January 25th to 29th, the MASP Auditorium will once again host the Paulista Dance Week. Created in 2018, it came to attract...