The catalog of the "Liturgias Contemporâneas" exhibit will be released at a picnic in the garden of the Museu Casa do Pontal with “pipocada” by Opavivará!
Fill your baskets with bread, fruit and drinks because the Museu Casa do Pontal is inviting you to a special event to launch the catalog for the exhibition: "Farnese de Andrade e os ex-votos: Liturgias Contemporâneas." After a talk by critic Paulo Sergio Duarte, there will be a picnic in the gardens, with a pipocada in honor of Obaluayê courtesy of OPAVIVARÁ! . Check out the schedule and bri...
The relationship between art and religion is the theme of the new edition of the Thematic Seminars on Folk Art and Culture
The Museu Casa do Pontal presented the 10th edition in the series "Thematic Seminars on Folk Art and Culture", on 17 and 18 August 2012 with the theme "The Artistic and the Sacred." This edition will open a dialog with the temporary exhibit " Farnese de Andrade e os ex-votos: Liturgias Contemporâneas " at the Museu Casa do Pontal. The transposition of objects and cultural events between the wo...
Article published in O Globo newspaper on June 2, 2012
by Catharina Wrede
RIO – The Museu Casa do Pontal is not suffering a lack of public - the waiting list for the school visits is a long one. But the Museum’s location in Recreio was never a strong point for the Museu Casa do Pontal, which houses the largest collection of folk art in the country. With its collection of eig...