Community Members Fight Closure of Museu da Maré

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Museu da Maré, a well known museum and cultural center located in Rio's Complexo da Maré favela, faces possible closure on December 9th and community members joined by supporters from around the world are rallying to save it.

Well known throughout the city and internationally, the Museu da Maré was established in 2006. The museum is located in Complexo da Maré, a group of favelas in Rio’s Zona Norte . . .

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