Casa Daros

Casa Daros

Description

Casa Daros is an institution of Daros Latinamerica, one of the most comprehensive collections dedicated to Latin American contemporary art, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The Daros Latinamerica Collection has about 1,200 artworks, including paintings, photographs, videos, sculptures and installations, by more than 117 artists, and is constantly expanding. Casa Daros in Botafogo (RJ) is a space for art, education and communication, housed in a stately 19th century building in neoclassical style, preserved as an official historical heritage site of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Designed by architect Francisco Joaquim Bethencourt da Silva (1831–1912), it stands on grounds of more than 12 thousand square meters in Botafogo.

Address

Rua General Severiano 159, Botafogo

Email

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Telephone

+55 21 2138-0850

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Saturday – 11 am to 7 pm
Sundays and holidays – 11 am to 6 pm

Entrance

12 BRL, admission free on Wednesdays

How to arrive

Subway: The Botafogo Subway Station, on Rua Nelson Mandela, is about 10 minutes on foot from Casa Daros. 
Bus: There are more than five bus stops near Casa Daros, on Avenida Lauro Sodré, on Rua da Passagem and on Rua General Severiano.
Taxis: There are taxi stops on the street beside the cultural space and at the nearby shopping centers.