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Modern Art Museum of Sao Paulo

Parque do Ibirapuera 3, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04094-000, Brazil
11 5085-1300
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Small and quite boring.

The museum is quite small and the exhibited pieces are quite dull - but maybe it is just me... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
TwoAndAHalfTraveller
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South America
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Definitely worth a stop, and the restaurant is a destination spot in Ibirapuera Park.

The building is interesting architecturally but the exhibitions so-so. I fear that this is a result... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
artnik
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Brooklyn, NY
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Parque do Ibirapuera 3, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04094-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is quite small and the exhibited pieces are quite dull - but maybe it is just me figuring out that I'm not into modern art. The gift shop has quite a lot of cool items and the café/restaurant is very nice and affordable.

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The building is interesting architecturally but the exhibitions so-so. I fear that this is a result of the lack of government support that arts & culture are experiencing in Brazil. The collection is primarily Brazilian modern & contemporary. But for 6R admission (less than $2...More

Thank artnik
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to visit in São Paulo has always fine exposition of art an culture. Also is located inside Ibirapuera Park.

Thank Fernando D
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Museum is in the Ibirapuera Park, lovely "central park" of Sao Paulo. There were several special exhibits at the time we visited, but we liked best the display of some ancient preColumbian artifacts in conjunction with modern pieces. That exhibit synthesis was thought provoking.

Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This fantastic museum of modern art has a new exhibition of Alfredo Volpi, called Pequenos formatos. Around 70 pieces shown studies of further paintings in a much bigger size. Besides the geometric painting it can be seen others, landscapes and paint in tiles. Very interesting...More

Thank Leny1961
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Absolutely amazing! I got see works of art by Monet, Manet, Picasso, Cézanne, Degás, Renoir, etc. Totally worth the time.

Thank Ameg707
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This museum is in the park and the exhibits are constantly changing but on the day we visited the theme was a ‘mother earth’ one that dealt with the words of Saint Francis Assissi in a modern context. The exhibits are complex in their simplicity...More

Thank Elsie J
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Located in the best park in São Paolo, this small museum always offers interesting exhibitions that are generally well curated. Also a nice way to cool off in the air conditioned building if the heat in park is too much for you! A small but...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Its small but has some interesting work. If you are walking in the Ibirapuera park, stop by and have a look. It's only 6 real entrance (free on Sunday) but it is closed on a Monday. It has contemporary work by different artists from around...More

Thank blockone99
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Nice and interesting exhibition. Worth seeing, when you are in the park. Take a jacket with you. Due to the a/c it is cold inside the building.

Thank travelbat123
Nearby
Ibirapuera
Ibirapuera Park, the highlight of this neighbourhood,
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
...More
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