Platform gathers Brazilian museums

Published in January 26, 2017

Online since 2015, the platform Museus BR (Museums BR), a tool developed by the Ministry of Culture (MinC), using resources from the free software Mapas Culturais, gathers information on museums from all Brazilian states. It is possible to find information on more than 3700 public and private museums of Visual Arts, Sciences, History and other areas. In addition to get information, anyone can collaborate with the platform by suggesting the inclusion of other institutions. The data already available on Museus […]

Public notice: exhibit and playroom

Published in August 23, 2016

Two of the projects contemplated in the public notice to support science and technology museums and centers, launched in 2015 by Instituto TIM in partnership with the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), invite children aged 7 to 10 years old to learn about light and energy performing experiments and playing, while their teachers are given training. The initiatives, already in course, belongs to the Interactive Science Museum of South Fluminense (MICInense), in Barra Mansa (RJ), and to […]

SP: Férias nos Museus site uses Mapas

Published in August 2, 2016

The programme of São Paulo museums during July vacations was gathered in a website integrated with the platform SP Estado da Cultura, the installation of Mapas Culturais in the state. The site Férias nos Museus (Vacations in Museums) was created to facilitate the disclosure of the programme and as an experiment to integrate the platform database to the site of the Department of Culture of São Paulo, where it is hosted. In total, 19 museums provided information on more than […]

Instituto TIM has taken 10,000 people to the MAST

Published in January 3, 2014

Since October 2013, over 10,000 people, including students, teachers and family members, have participated in the activities supported by Instituto TIM at the Museum of Astronomy and Related Science (MAST), in Rio de Janeiro. Three initiatives were proposed by the museum with the aim of expanding access by the general public to scientific knowledge. Between November 19th and December 15th, over 2,500 students from public schools in Rio de Janeiro were exposed to a mobile planetarium for the first time. […]