Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Description

The Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB, in English: Bank of Brasil Cultural Center) is a cultural organization of the Banco do Brasil based in Brazil with centers in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and São Paulo. The CCBB began in 1986. It opened in Rio de Janeiro in 1989, Brasilia in 2000, and São Paulo in 2001. Its three centers in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and São Paulo are among the top hundred most visited art museums in the world. The largest of the CCBB institutions is located in Rio de Janeiro, in an art-deco building designed by Francisco Joaquim Bethencourt da Silva. Similar in size is the São Paulo institution, designed in the same style by Hippolyto Pujol. The smallest of the three complexes the Brasilia branch, designed by Alba Rabelo Cunha. Both the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo branches contain theatres, cinemas, and multiple art galleries.

Address

Rua Primeiro de Março 66, Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Email

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Telephone

+55 21 2138-0850

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Monday – 9 am to 9 pm