Belo Horizonte

Art Palace Art Palace

A major hub of cultural production and dissemination in a modern and welcoming environment.

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Nestled in downtown Belo Horizonte, next to the Municipal Park, Palácio das Artes was created to encourage the production and dissemination of art in the state of Minas Gerais.

Opened in 1971, the palace has now become one of the largest cultural centers in Latin America, featuring a broad range of galleries, show rooms, movie theaters, library, bookstore, coffee shop, gardens, and a store that sells crafts from all over Minas Gerais.

Inside the 900,000 square-meter architectural complex, visitors dive into an array of artistic expressions and languages, such as operas, theater plays, orchestra concerts, dance performances, film screenings, and exhibitions.

Opening hours:
Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Holidays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (subject to changes).

Free admission.

Duration of the Visit
2 hours.
+55 (31) 3236-7400
More Info
Official website


Avenida Afonso Pena, 1537 – Centro – CEP: 30130-004 – Belo Horizonte – Minas Gerais – Brasil

A broad taxi fleet is available in Belo Horizonte. Check the rates and companies recommended by BHTrans.

The city has several different bus lines. Check the BHTrans website for bus itineraries.

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