Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana
Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana (Cultural House Mário Quintana)
Opened to the public in December 1990, the Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana (Cultural House Mário Quintana) occupies the premises of the former Hotel Majestic, home to the poet Mário Quintana (1906-1994) between 1968 and 1980. The several spaces of the museum which honor artists from Rio Grande do Sul are focused on different artistic and cultural expressions. There are libraries, exhibition halls, regular courses and workshops, dance and theater rehearsals and performances, three cinemas and two theaters. The space Acervo Elis Regina (Elis Regina Collection) and the Quarto do Poeta (Poet’s Room), a faithful reconstruction of the room where Mário Quintana lived for more than ten years, are mandatory visits.