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Art Museum of Rio. Photo: Thales Milk.
Art Museum of Rio. Photo: Thales Milk.

unprecedented flag-raising on the mast of the Rio Art Museum and seminar Samba: heritage of Brazil

The Art Museum of the river-SEA, under the management of the Institute Odeon, You will have a special program on 8 of december. The museum will receive for the first time, since its opening five years ago, one flag 20 meters at its mast made by Adriana Varejao. In addition, also happens, on the same day, the seminar "Samba: heritage of Brazil "will have discussions on the preservation of samba as cultural heritage.

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The flag of almost 20 meters was a creation made especially by the artist Adriana Varejao. It will be the first time a flag is flown from the opening of the museum, five years ago. Adriana, this was a new experience for her. "This is my first flag. My inspirations were the Little Africa, SEA region, and a tribute to women. Therefore, I use a conch which refers to the house, the female universe and resembles the genitals of women, besides having a strong relationship with the sea recalling the arrival of Africans to the region ", explains. Adriana is Rio and Brazilian artists from more prominence in the contemporary scene, in Brazil and abroad. Performs are single exhibitions since 1988, the last one this year at Victoria Miro Gallery, in Venice in Italy.

Parallel to this, on the same day, MAR has prepared a program to celebrate the National Day Samba. inaugurated, in April this year, the exhibition "The Rio Samba: resistance and reinvention "marks the five year anniversary of the institution and, since then, He received thousands of visitors who were delighted and thrilled.

"Bring the samba into the museum was a great success of our programming. I had best way to celebrate 5 SEA years than an exhibition about this Brazilian heritage, it is a social phenomenon, cultural and aesthetic resisting, It reinvents itself and devise ways of being in the world. Samba even closer the Rio SEA ", counts Eleonora Santa Rosa, executive director of the museum.

The day 8 seminar will be dedicated to "Samba: heritage of Brazil ". Promoted by the SEA and the Samba Museum, the event aims to analyze the progress and challenges of preserving the samba as cultural heritage and the impact of the process patrimonialization, in addition to discussing proposals for strengthening this good, which is the Brazilian people. Entries are made in the SEA site.

Check out the full seminar schedule:

SATURDAY – 08/12 | 09h30

9h30 – accreditation

10h – 10:30h – Opening:
Evandro Salles (Cultural director of the Rio Art Museum) Tiãozinho of Youth (Samba Museum)
Brother Queiroz (Department of Intangible Heritage / IPHAN)
Nilcemar Nogueira (Secretaria Municipal de Cultura)

10:30h – 12:30h – Table 2:
The story of an achievement: The Dossier Samba Brazilian Cultural Heritage
Samba headquarters documentary exhibition in Rio de Janeiro (20min) Aloy Jupiara (researcher)
Maria Cecilia London Fonseca (Advisory Council for Cultural Heritage – IPHAN) Helena Theodoro (researcher)
Mediator: Felipe Ferreira

12:30h – 14:00h – Lunch

14:00h – 15:30h – Table 3:
Patrimonialization and impacts: Samba headquarters in Rio de Janeiro.
Rachel Valencia (Samba Museum)
Julia Parker (Carioca Samba network wheels) Vinicius Christmas (Cultural Department of Vila Isabel) Antonio Luiz Simas (Historian)
Mediator: Leonardo Bruno

15:30h – 17:30h – Table 4:
Public Policy and Protection of Samba
State Representative Eliomar Coelho (Culture Commission ALERJ) Councilman Luiz Reimont (Culture City Council committee RJ) Juliana Oakim (River Heritage Institute – Ihrifः) Marcus Monteiro (State Institute of Cultural Heritage - INEPAC) Brother Queiroz (Department of Intangible Heritage / IPHAN)
Mediator: Rachel Valencia
panelists: Desirree Travel (City Council RJ-segment Heritage Culture), Marcelo Santos (Carioca Samba network wheels), Marcia Rain (UNIRIO) and Luciane Barbosa (UFRRJ).

17:30h-20h – samba:
musical performance with the group Girl Prose

The Art Museum of the river-SEA

An initiative of the City of Rio in partnership with Roberto Marinho Foundation, the sea has activities that involve collecting, registration, search, preservation and return of cultural property to the community. Proactive support space education and culture, the museum was born with a school - the School Look -, whose proposal is innovative museological: foster the development of an educational program of reference for actions in Brazil and abroad, combining art and education based on the curatorial program that guides the institution. The SEA is managed by Instituto Odeon, a social organization of culture, selected by Municipality of Rio de Janeiro by public notice. The Museum has the Grupo Globo as maintainer.

The School of the Look is sponsored by State Law for the Encouragement of Culture of Rio de Janeiro, of Dataprev and One Health via Municipal law of incentive to culture. A Aliansce supports educational visits – SEA departed via Rouanet Law. A Green supports the training program with Teachers Look School via Rouanet Law. A Vivo program sponsors or culture MAR Music 2018 by State Law for Cultural Incentives. The Sea also has the support of the State Government of Rio de Janeiro, and completion of Ministry of Culture e do Federal Government of Brazil by Federal Law for Promotion of Culture.


exhibition hall:

Entrance: R$ 20 The R $ 10 (half price) - for people up to 21 years, private school students, university, disabled people and public servants of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The sea is part of the Carioca Program Pays Half, offering half price to locals and residents of the city of Rio de Janeiro in all cultural institutions linked to City Hall. Present a document proving (identity, proof of residence, water bills, light, pay phone with, tops, three months of issue) and remove your ticket at the box office. Payment by cash or card (Visa or Mastercard).

Single Ticket: R$ 32 – R$ 16 (half price) for locals and residents in Rio de Janeiro, on presentation of supporting documentation or proof of residence. Supporting documents will be considered those that contain the birthplace, such as RG, driver's license, portfolio of work, Passport etc.. Will be considered proof of residence titles of collection with a maximum 3 (three) months of issue, as water services, light, landline or natural gas, duly accompanied by official document of identification with photo (RG, driver's license, portfolio of work, Passport etc.) of the user.

Policy free: Pay no entry-on presentation of evidentiary documentation – students from public (teaching elementary and middle), children up to 5 years or people from 60, public school teachers, employees of museums, groups in situations of social vulnerability educational visit, Neighbors of the sea and tourist guides. Tuesdays admission is free to the general public.

Tuesday to Sunday, das 10h às 17h. On Mondays the museum closes to the public. For more info, contact by phone (55 21) 3031-2741 or visit www.museudeartedorio.org.br.

Address: Praca Maua, 5 - Center.

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