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Topped by a purple-and-burgundy-striped conversation piece of a skyscraper at the north pole of Faria Lima, the cultural center named after a renowned Japanese-Brazilian artist (whose son designed the building) features a rotating schedule of visual...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Faria Lima, 201 | Entrance via Rua dos Coropes, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05426-010, Brazil
+55 11 2245 1900
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Went along for a spare few hours in the afternoon - its an interesting building with good gallery spaces. When we were there most were in use for a very interesting exhibition on the Atlantic Africans in Brazil - interesting and thought provoking. Well worth...More

Thank tilper-7
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This gallery is named for Tomie Ohtake, a celebrated Japanese-Brazilian artist known for her bold, primary colored abstract paintings and gravity-defying monumental sculptures. Renowned for her oversized paintings and airy, cleverly balanced sculptures, Ohtake is considered among Brazil's most important contemporary artists. I enjoyed my...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The building is fantastic. Great architecture. They have a very taty restaurant as well, but mostly, they host many of the most important art expositions in Sao Paulo city. Always a great program for the weekend.

Thank RafaMDiniz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting building site by a famous architect. At the lobby there is a theatre, a restaurant and two very original shops. There is always an exhibition to visit

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We were pleased to accidentally walk in on a drawing class, which we joined with no problems. Aside from that, walked just walked around and enjoyed the exhibitions, particularly the pieces about Dali. Of course, the building itself is an incredible piece of contemporary art...More

Thank lolita143
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

There is a super restaurant on the 5th floor of this museum. The food and service are exceptional as is the view from the deck outside the restaurant. The is not inexpensive to be sure but a wonderful venue for a medium size business meeting...More

Thank Kurt G
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I went to the Tomie Ohtake Institute today and it was great fun, there were a few interesting art displays to look at. There is also a great restaurant/Cafe on the lower level with plenty of good food. There are also some great places across...More

Thank DannyS1069
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love this museum and its exhibitions!!!!! They are fresh and up to date! Great curation! enjoy a delicious linch at its restaurant Santinho, do not miss brigadeiro de capim limao, a Brazilian sweet.

Thank fernandabe
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This building is architecturally very cool and hosts a number of interesting exhibits. It also has a very nice restaurant inside too.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I always loved this building. When flying at the final to touch down at congonhas airport this building is just majestic! The art gallery is fantastic, the restaurant too. But my team made an event there for 300 people and I was impressed negatively for...More

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Exploring Pinheiros, a neighbourhood known for cozy
restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful
energy. Several cultural centres and institutes
surround the area and even its main church, Calvário,
hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a
celebration with traditional music, dance, and food
during the months of June and July. On the weekends,
residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud
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