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Museu de Arte Sacra

Browse 800 pieces of religious art at this monastery

Museu de Arte Sacra

Admission R$6reductions R$3 (students), R$4 (clergy); free under-7s, over-65s

Major cards accepted

Open 10am-7pm Tue-Sun

Avenida Tiradentes 676, Luz

Telephone (11) 3326 1373

Metrô
1, Tiradentes

Museu de Arte Sacra website

Frei Galvão, the first Brazilian to be canonised (in 2007), founded this monastery in 1774. The museum houses a fantastic collection of over 4,000 pieces of art, of which about 800 are on display. Most of the sculptures are made of clay and wood. A special room exhibits Nossa Senhora da Luz, a painting brought from Portugal in 1603 that gave its name to the neighbourhood. A separate wing houses a folk art tour of nativity scenes from around the world, and Brazil's own signature nativity scene by Mestre Vitalino, one of the most important Brazilian figurine sculptors. 

11 Jul 2012.

By Time Out São Paulo editors
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