Pinacoteca Station

Antes de abrigar o museu, o prédio da Estação Pinacoteca fez parte da Estrada de Ferro Sorocabana (Foto de http://pattymda.wordpress.com/)

Before being home to the museum, the building was part of the Sorocabana Railway (Picture by http://pattymda.wordpress.com/)

Estação Pinacoteca is part of the State Pinacoteca, which is located in a building nearby.

On the ground floor is located the Resistance Memorial of São Paulo, dedicated to the preservation of the history of resistance and repression in republican Brazil.

On the first floor the visitor will find the Center for Documentation and Memory of Pinacoteca do Estado (Cedoc), and the Walter Wey library. The second floor is reserved for the Nemirovsky collection of modern art, containing works  of artists such as Guignard, Volpi, Di Cavalcanti, Vicente do Rego Monteiro and Ismael Nery.

The top floor has its space dedicated to the graphical arts, prints office Gabinete de Gravura Guita e José Mindlin, works from the Pinacoteca collection in long-term exhibitions and two rooms for temporary exhibitions.

Built in 1914, the building was originally intended to Sorocabana Railway’s warehouses and offices. From 1949 to 1983 it was home to the Political and Social Order State Department (Deops), one of the most important intelligence departments of the military dictatorship in Brazil.

Service

  • Address Largo General Osório, 66, Santa Ifigênia.
  • Hours Tuesday through Sunday and holidays, from 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
  • Phone number (11) 3335-4990.
  • Official website

Other information

  • Ticket R$ 6,00 (full price) and R$ 3,00 (students, children and elderly). The tickets allow visitors to also enter Pinacoteca do Estado (State Pinacoteca). Free entrance on Saturdays.

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