Brazil: Rio de Janeiro reopens cultural center in Figner mansion

Exhibition shows 48 works by Carybé, Cícero Dias and Glauco Rodrigues.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Serviço Social do Comércio do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Sesc RJ) inaugurates today (28) at 5 pm the Espaço Cultural Arte Sesc, located in the Figner Manor in Flamengo, the southern part of Rio de Janeiro.

The building was acquired by the Rio de Janeiro State Trade Federation (Fecomércio RJ) in 2002 and began its artistic activities in 2003. The building was closed for seven years. After a structural renovation and restoration of the original architecture last year, the house reopens its cultural center to the public this Friday. Renovation . . .

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