Inhotim garden and art in Brazil hills

This item appears on page 68 of the July 2012 issue.

In southeastern Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, the botanic garden and art gallery Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim (Rua B, 20, Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brazil 35460-000; phone +55 31 3571 9700) spans 5,000 acres and offers two dozen art pavilions with contemporary art by Brazilian and international artists.

Admission is free on Tuesday, BRL20 ($10) Wed.-Thurs. and BRL28 ($14) Fri.-Sun. Extra, a BRL10 pass gives use of hop-on/hop-off electric vehicles driven by staff between three stops in the park.

For BRL25 ($12.59) round trip, a direct bus leaves Belo Horizonte at 9:15 a.m. for Inhotim (one hour), leaving Inhotim at 4:30 p.m. as the park closes.