Empress Teresa Cristina Collection Opens in Rio’s Museu Nacional

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Featuring ninety pieces of Greco-Roman archeology from South America, a new temporary exhibition will open to the public on April 1st in the Museu Nacional (National Museum). The Teresa Cristina: A Imperatriz Arqueóloga (Teresa Cristina: The Empress Archaeologist) exhibition will remain on display through September.

Part of a larger permanent collection, the new exhibition features never-before-seen pieces from the collection of the wife of the second and final Emperor of Brazil Dom Pedro II, Empress Teresa Cristina Maria de Bourbon, better known as Teresa Cristina.

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