Explore the complex mixture of African, European and Amerindian influences.
The Northeast of Brazil is permeated with a spirit of faith and belief.
The Northeast of Brazil has a lively tradition of popular songs and poetry.
BANDITS & HEROES, POETS & SAINTS – Popular Art From the Northeast of Brazil is an exhibition that uses the little known art of Northeast Brazil to tell the story of Brazil’s history, traditions and culture. Focusing especially on the contributions from Africa, the exhibition presents sculptures, paintings, prints, religious objects, festival costumes, toys and other material that give access to the history and daily life of this complex and interesting area of the Americas.