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VISITING THE MUSEUM




Exhibition Rooms



Currently, the Xylography Museum offers to public visitation 30 exhibition rooms, which include a woodcut and wood engraving printing atelier, a specialized library and a manual composition typography printing shop.

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Collection


The Museum collection comprises thousands of prints authored by hundreds artists. See below the list of artists whose works comprise the Xylography Museum collection.

Oswaldo Goeldi
 

Names of the artists of the collection *:

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Chiquinho’s Memorial


In the Xylography Museum front yard there is a small concrete monument marking the spot where Chiquinho, a dog, is buried, and whose remains shall remain there forever.

Chiquinho

Chiquinho, the “narrator” of a series of travel books – the series “Paws” – published by Editora Mantiqueira, sponsor of the Xylography Museum, was the inspiration for the publishing house logo. These books, by Antonio F. Costella, granted commercial success to the publishing house, and helped it to support the museum’s maintenance costs.
Chiquinho’s biography is also the subject of the book “Vida de Cachorro – Biografia não autorizada” (“A Dog’s Life – An Unauthorized Biography”).

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Shop


In the museum shop the visitors can purchase: printings by several artists; tools, wood and other materials to make woodcuts and wood engraving printings; books, including specialized books (see www.editoramantiqueira.com.br) ; and several gifts, such as postal cards, T-shirts, bags, handicrafts etc.

Casa da Xilogravura

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