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Modern Art Museum of Sao Paulo

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Address: Parque Ibirapuera, Portao 3, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04094-000, Brazil
Phone Number: 11 5085-1300
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Free on Sundays

I'm not really that into museums, but this was an interesting little place to visit for free on Sundays if you're in the Park and want a break from the sun. When you enter, there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited there yesterday and ordered 2 dishes and an app. Plus drinks. One of .Y orders was beef terryakki. They brought chichen Instead it took over a half hour to fix the problem. The manager on staff brought burnt beef teryakki and took away the chichen. In which they messed up on. And charged me for both. WHAT AN... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I'm not really that into museums, but this was an interesting little place to visit for free on Sundays if you're in the Park and want a break from the sun. When you enter, there was a room to the right with some interesting pictures and a giant haystack exhibit. Unfortunately, it wasn't until I got back to my room... More 

Thank trailblazer119
Tulsa, OK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We walked from Liberdade to Ibiraquera Park, and then all the way around the park under the hot sun. By the end, we were mostly just looking for a spot to get out from under the sun and maybe grab lunch so we decided to check out the museum. They weren't charging today for some reason (looked like it's usually... More 

Thank Bonnie412
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The temporary exhibitions are thought-provoking and confrontational. The artists are working with all mediums and engaging all five senses. Free Sunday.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

You can't ignore the scent of new mown hay as you walk in, or the sounds from a range of installations. I do think the haystack was my favourite exhibit - if only because it took me two visits to realise there's a needle hidden in it, which would be a cliche if not for the scent evoking everything rural.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

In the current (October 2015) exposition, the liberty of the curator in developping a topic and artists impresses most. The artists deploy images and techniques that take up what is currently fashionable as well as the archeology that had for quite some time influenced modern artists, and archeology is summarized with a helpfully artistic angle. The sculpture show around the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

...I certainly enjoyed this museum anyway. Can't say anything specific about the exhibitions though. I'm not that sophisticated ;) Although looking at previous pictures posted here I might have missed a floor or two... I think my picture says a lot about going to art museums.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

As usual Sao Paulo host a lot of Art exposition and activities. This is another option to see art and design. Worth it!

Thank vvdantas
State of Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Collect, study, promote and disseminate modern and contemporary Brazilian art, making it accessible to as many people as possible.

Thank bmgimenes
Breda, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Very small museum, in the park. On Sunday it's free, so if you're in the park you can have a quick look, but certainly not worth a detour.

Thank Jaja000

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Ibirapuera Park, the highlight of this neighborhood, is a family-friendly area to have a picnic, relax, play sports, exercise or appreciate art. It gets crowded during the weekends and is a popular leisure destination for residents. Its 1,584 square kilometers holds three lakes, two museums and several other cultural spaces. The park hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as free music concerts and a water and light show celebrating the holidays at the end of the year. There are two important monuments to visit, the Obelisk and the Flag Monument. Ibirapuera is a perfect escape!
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