Sponsors

Ministério da Cultura

The MINISTRY OF CULTURE supports the Museu Casa do Pontal through agreements and by approving projects that earn tax incentives through the National Program Cultural Support (PRONAC). The Annual Plan of Activities approved by the Federal Law for the Support of Culture provides continuity and helps to sustain the core activities of the Museu Casa do Pontal.

Petrobras

PETROBRAS initiated its support to the Museu Casa do Pontal in 2004 with a focus on educational and social activities. In 2006 it expanded the partnership becoming an institutional sponsor. Through the annual plan of activities under the Federal Law for the Encouragement of Culture, the sponsorship provides continuity and sustainability to the core activities of the Museu Casa do Pontal in its three areas of activity: Maintaining the Permanent Collection and Exhibits, Educational and Social Programs, Temporary Exhibits and Cultural Activities.

BNDES

The BNDES, between 2004 and 2005, supported the Museu Casa do Pontal through the annual plan of activities under the Federal Law for the Encouragement of Culture. In 2006, 2009 and 2010, the Museu Casa do Pontal had projects for institutional strengthening in selected editions for the Preservation of Collections Program of the BNDES. A current project is devoted to increasing the number of tourist visits to the Museum.

Secretaria de Estado de Cultura RJ

THE RIO DE JANEIRO STATE SECRETARY OF CULTURE became a partner of the Museu Casa do Pontal in 2011 through an agreement aimed at the dissemination of art and a travelling exhibit project to take the collection to other municipalities in the state. In 2012, the Museu Casa do Pontal was part of the program to Support the Development of Museums and Museological Institutions, which will help with the continuity of the institution.

IBRAM

IBRAM – The Brazilian Museum Institute, an organization linked to the Ministry of Culture, has been a partner of Museu Casa do Pontal since its founding in 2009, both through the conclusion of agreements and through institutional dialogue and dissemination of the activities developed by the organization.

UNESCO

UNESCO has been an institutional partner of the Museu Casa do Pontal since 2004, helping to establish dialogues that specifically support educational and social activities and the development of research projects. In 2008, UNESCO provided support for the publication of the handbook for Preservation and Restoration of Works of Brazilian Folk Art, making available the accumulated expertise in this area of the Museu Casa do Pontal.

Itaú

The Itaú supports the Museu Casa do Pontal by the earn tax incentives through the National Program Cultural Support (PRONAC).

Presentation

The Museu Casa do Pontal is considered to be the largest and most significant museum of folk art in Brazil. Created in 1976 by collector Jacques Van de Beuque, the Museo Casa do Pontal was maintained by Van de Beuque for over 20 years. In the mid-1990s, the museum went through an extensive process of institutionalization and expansion of its social, cultural and museum activities, adding to its mission by carrying out systematic research activities, creating exhibitions, offering educational and social activities and conservation and restoration, in the field of folk art and Brazilian culture.

The work of the institution is continuing through the establishment of a network of sponsors and partners that enable the museum to continue its activities and extension projects.

You and your company can also be part of the Museum Casa do Pontal.  There are various possibilities for partnership.