Celebrating Black Brazil

Explore the history, arts, and culture of Afro-Brazilian experience

In collaboration with

Afro Brasil Museum Instituto Moreira SallesMuseu Histórico NacionalPinacoteca de São PauloMuseu da PessoaMuseu de Arte da BahiaProjeto PortinariThe Football MuseumMuseu do AmanhãMAM RioMuseu Nacional de Belas ArtesOscar Niemeyer MuseumInstituto Elifas AndreatoGeledés Instituto da Mulher Negra | Rede de Historiadores Negros | Acervo Cultne
and 1 more collection

Portraits of the past

Explore early photography of Afro-Brazilian culture

Carnival costumes

Explore traditional outfits from the black population of Pernambuco

Spotlight on: Afro Brazil Museum

Over 6,000 works highlight the importance of African people in the formation of Brazilian culture, heritage and identity as known nowadays. It offers a celebration of the art and accomplishments of the Africans and Afro-Brazilians showcase in a building designed by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

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Legacy, memory, and tradition

Expressions of Afro-Brazilian culture in family and community

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