QuickLook @ CCBU | October 1, 2013

Brazilian Art Classes & Workshops
Discover Brazil through the arts!
for children Ages 5-12
at Key Biscayne Community Art Center

The Brazil-USA Cultural Center (CCBU) along with artist Silvana Soriano created the arts course for children. The classes aim to develop the visual language and enrich knowledge about Brazilian culture through a variety of creative experiences in art.

With the theme of the cities that will host the World Cup in Brazil, the course will be organized in modules. In each of the student will develop a project based on the artistic production of each region and addressing various languages​and artistic procedures such as drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture and installation. Objectives: 1.Show different graphic possibilities and use of materials and techniques in art. 2. Instigate creativity and enhance the look of the child. 3. Enrich knowledge about Brazilian culture.

Module 1 "Around the Modernism" (São Paulo)
3 classes: Sept. 06/ Sept. 13/ Sept. 20

Objective: To know the artistic production of Modernism in Brazil and its importance to art in our country. Students will create printmaking based on famous Brazilian Modernists: Tarsila do Amaral, Portinari,Ismael Nery, Di Cavalcanti, Lasar Segall and Anita Malfati.

Module 2  "Let's recycle!" (Curitiba)
3 classes: Sept.27/ Oct.4/ Oct.11

Oscar Niemeyer Museum and Sculpture Garden. Focus on the city of Curitiba (awarded the Globe Sustainable City Award) and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, students will create sculptures in paper recycling technique of papier maché.

Module 3 "Festa do Reisado" (Natal)
3 classes Oct.18 Nov.1/Nov.15

Students will create puppets based on characters and elements of the popular festival “Festa do Reisado.”

Module 4 Cones, Cylinders and Spheres" (Fortaleza)
3 classes Nov.22/ Dec 6/ Dec.13

Objective: To know the artistic production of Brazilian sculptors Based on the work of sculptors Eduardo Frota and Sérvulo Esmeraldo, students will create sculptures using cardboard boxes, straw and other materials.

Module 5 "Sacred Art" (Belo Horizonte)
3 classes Jan 10/ Jan 24/ Jan 31

Based on the works of Aleijadinho, Brazil`s greatest Baroque Artist, students will create reliquaries.

A Brazilian music concert
Brazilian Invasion | Antonio Adolfo & Hendrik Meurkens
Friday October 4
Tickets & Information

Cultural Cup 2.0: Cuiabá
Wed Oct 9 at 6:30 p.m.
at Books & Books
(265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables)

cuiaba fifa

Books & Books and the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Florida (Brazil-USA Cultural Center/CCBU) continue the yearlong cultural exploration of Brazil. Our series called CULTURAL CUP 2.0 will focus on the culture, traditions, arts, music and gastronomy of the twelve Host Cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the exciting worldwide soccer tournament that will happen in Brazil next year.

Our next stop is the city of

CUIABÁ, the capital of the State of Mato Grosso is situated in the geographic center of South America.

A former frontier boom town during the 18th. century gold rush, it is now again a lively place, one of Brazil’s fastest growing cities. Cuiabá is a good starting point for ecotourism excursions since it is located in the center of three spectacular biomas: the Pantanal, the Cerrado and the Amazon Forest. The Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Florida invites you to discover and explore this 2014 FIFA World Cup Host City and its distinctive culture based on European and indigenous influences.

Sponsored by

american airlines

Now open to the public.

To purchase tickets contact:


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Your annual membership in the CCBU is important to our ongoing mission of promoting and preserving the Brazilian culture and traditions in South Florida. The dues will help meet the growing day-to-day expenses of operating the Center and to sustain the many planned programs as well as future programs we are planning for you.

By becoming a CCBU member, you are contributing to an important cultural initiative and resource that will enrich our community for years to come.

As a member you will enjoy privileges:

  • You will receive a copy of our monthly newsletter, which will keep you informed about the many exciting Brazilian events offered throughout the year
  • You will be entitled to discounts on many Brazilian musical shows and arts event
  • Above all, the most rewarding benefit is the knowledge that your valuable support will enable the CCBU to carry out its mission of promoting Brazilian culture and history in South Florida for all to enjoy!

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Copa Cultural

Books & Books & CCBU continue the yearlong cultural exploration of Brazil called CULTURAL CUP 2.0 focusing on the culture, traditions, arts, music and gastronomy of the twelve Host Cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Sponsored by
american airlines

February 15. 8 pmsalvador

The Afro-Brazilian soul of Brazil

March 14. 6:30 pm
Brazil’s capital, a landmark in the history of urban planning and 20th c.
Sponsored by Brickellian / Ms. Stella Holmes

Apr 10. 6:30 pm
sao paulo

Brazil’s most diverse city, is a financial, industrial and cultural powerhouse. The
Sponsored by Brickellian / Ms. Stella Holmes

May 8. 6:30 pm

A double dose of stunning natural beauty, the joyful Northeastern
culture and forró rythyms.

June 12. 6:30 pm
belo horizonte

The first modern Brasilian city to be designed for its role as the capital
of Minas Gerais.

July 10. 6:30 pm

A double dose of stunning natural beauty, the joyful Northeastern
culture and forró rythyms.

August 14. 6:30 pm


This city is a world reference in urban planning and creative programs.

September 11. 6:30 pm
rio de janeiro
The marvelous city

October 9. 6:30 pm

A former frontier boom town has a very distinctive culture based on European and Indian

November 13. 6:30 pm

porto alegre
The city is the southernmost capital city of a Brazilian state and home of
the gaúchos

December 11. 6:30 pm

Gateway to the Amazon rain forest

Cultural Support

Patron Members:
Marcelo Sabino

Centro Cultural Brasil USA • 300 Aragon Avenue. Suite 250 • Coral Gables, FL 33134 • 305.728.9163

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