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Museum of Art River. Photo: Thales Milk.

Rio Art Museum offers online content for the public enjoy the museum without leaving home

Called #MARdeCasa, project provides information and curiosities about the SEA and parts of its collection


In social isolation times, we must find different ways of entertainment while you are at home. Thinking about it, the Art Museum of the river-SEA, under the Institute's management Odeon, released a series of free digital content to the public enjoy the museum without leaving your residence.

Released on online platforms SEA, #MARdeCasa the project brings facts about works in the collection, podcast, webseries, online query to the collection, Virtual tour of the exhibition "Rio dos Navegantes", catalogs and publications and news on schedule to come, among others.

"Even with museum activities suspended due to the new coronavirus, we want to keep us close to our audience. The content available on our digital channels, as well as dialogue and complement the exhibits on display, provides information and curiosities about the SEA and its collection "says Marcelo Campos, chief curator of SEA.

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About contents:

Podcast Water Kalunga: The first podcast SEA gathers stories created for ten black authors, inspired by the exhibition content "Rio dos Navegantes". Part of the series names like Conceição, Ana Paula Lisboa, Gabe Passareli and Elisa Lucinda, who, besides writing an episode, It is also responsible for giving voice to these narratives, among others. Available in streaming platform Spotify and Deezer, and SEA site.

online consultation of collections: The museum collections, literature and documents of the SEA are available at the museum's website, with details and cataloging specifications of works.

Virtual tour shows Rio dos Navegantes: Occupying three halls of the exhibition hall, "Rio dos Navegantes" presents to the public over 550 items, among paintings, photographs, videos, facilities, objects, documents and sculptures that help tell the story of Rio de Janeiro as a port city since the sixteenth century. In the virtual tour available on the YouTube channel of the SEA can go through all the spaces of the exhibition and learn more details about the works and themes that make up.

Webseries MAR Rua: The webseries "SEA in the Street" was meant to relate works Collection SEA with the stories told by people from their surroundings. program participate educator Pamela Carvalho, the photographer Mauricio Hora, the director of the Institute of New Blacks Merced Guimaraes, the artist Mulambo and Mother Celina Shango.

Youtube MAR: SEA channel on Youtube is also a documentation platform research and artistic and academic, offering everyone a vast collection of lectures, courses, webseries, making of exhibitions and cultural events held since the inauguration of the museum, in 2013.

Catalogs and publications: In the museum's website are available for download free curatorial texts and exhibition catalogs held by SEA during these seven years, as the single "Little Africa and the SEA Tia Lucia". Also accessible publications developed by the School of the Look.

Novidades: Once the SEA reopen to the public, two exhibitions will be opened in the exhibition hall:

Aline Motta: trip, memory and water

Unprecedented in Rio de Janeiro, individual artist Aline Motta Rio invites the public to a dense dive in the history of his family, through an immersive video installation assembly having a trilogy sequentially and dynamically. The three works - "Bridging gaps" (2017), "If the sea had balconies" (2017) and "other grounds" (2019) - took shape after the artist discover a family secret told by her grandmother. From the revelation, Aline began a search for his roots in places far from each other, but approximate the Atlantic Ocean. All this is aligned in a work full of salt water, candy, transparent or polluted.

Casa Carioca

In 2020, year in which the Rio de Janeiro becomes world capital of architecture UIA / UNESCO, MAR carry out the long-term exposure "Casa Carioca". The show intends to present discussions around the housing in Rio de Janeiro, addressing their various complexities. Will include cuts in the history of architecture and urbanism, as well as aims to stimulate dialogue between visual artists who took home and housing as its theme.


For more info, visit the museum's website www.museudeartedorio.org.br or social networks: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Address: Praca Maua, 5 - Center.


The Art Museum of the river-SEA

An initiative of Prefeitura do Rio in partnership with Fundação Roberto Marinho, 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 from the curatorial program that guides the institution.

The sea is managed by the Odeon, a social organization of culture. The museum has the Globe Group as maintainer, the Equinor as sponsor and master Itaú and IRB Brazil RE as sponsors through the Federal Law on Cultural Incentives.

The School of the look has the support of Icatu Seguros and Machado Meyer Lawyers via Federal Law on Cultural Incentives. The SEA also has the support of the State Government of Rio de Janeiro and realization of the Ministry of Citizenship and the Federal Government of Brazil, by Federal Law for Promotion of Culture.

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