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Museums

Museu de Arte Moderna Sao Paulo - MAM
Parque do Ibirapuera, Portao 3, Vila Mariana

Small, but don’t knock it for its size.
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Galleries

Galeria Luisa Strina
R. Padre João Manuel, 755

Sao Paulo's oldest contemporary gallery maintains its power status with a roster of high-profile artists.
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Museums

Museu Afro Brasileiro
Av. Pedro Alvares Cabral, s/n

This museum packs five centuries of artifacts—and even the hull of a slave ship—into three floors.
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Museums

Estacao Pinacoteca
Largo General Osório, 66

Pinacoteca do Estado's modern art wing is housed in what was essentially the Brazilian Gestapo's digs.
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Galleries

Rojo Artspace / Galeria 600
R. Maranhao, 600

Arbiters of street art cool, plus a Gestalten bookstore.
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Pinacoteca do Estado
Praca da Luz, 2

The city's oldest—and most important—museum, specializing in 19th- and 20th-century Brazilian paintings.
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Museums

Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo - MASP
Av. Paulista, 1578

High off the ground for an artier-than-thou feeling.
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Galleries

Espaco +Soma
R. Fidalga, 98

Spacious warehouse that rolls everything into one.
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Galleries

Galeria Vermelho
Rua Minas Gerais, 350, Higienopolis

This contemporary art gallery throws the best openings in town.
'80s rock


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