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    A driver of social, cultural and economic development, Instituto Inhotim articulates a range of activities carried out with the community of the city of Brumadinho and its surroundings. In everything from the valorization of popular cultural manifestation to increased business for the restaurant and hotel industry, including social mobilization and research for the recovery of historical heritage, Inhotim plays a significant role in the city’s relations. The second largest employer in the city, Inhotim has been essential for the professional training of the youths of Brumadinho, who often get their first job at the institute, opening a door to countless perspectives for the future.

    Nosso Inhotim

    Nosso Inhotim

    The Nosso Inhotim program makes available a 50% discount for all Brumadinho residents who have lived in the municipality for over three years. The initiative is an additional encouragement for locals to visit and take ownership of the park, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Those interested in taking part in the program can register at the reception, from Tuesday to Friday, or send an e-mail. Once a month, registration also occurs in the city, at a data and place to be set and disclosed by the Institute in advance. The documents required are: ID card (or the like) and proof of residence. Participants must get their ID card for the program at the reception or during actions in the city.

    Escola de Cordas

    Escola de Cordas

    The Inhotim Training School for String Players offers free musical training to youths of Brumadinho and the region. The students attend theoretical and practical classes in violin, violincello, viola and bass, and receive instruments and didactic material. The institute aims to form a Youth Orchestra of the Middle Paraopeba Valley.

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    Inhotim Choirs

    Inhotim Choirs

    Instituto Inhotim brings music to bear as one of the main instruments of cultural, individual and collective manifestation, able to generate human, social and productive development in the region of the Paraopeba Valley. Currently, Inhotim works with three choirs. The Inhotim  Children’s Choir is made up of students from the public and private school system, from 7 to 12 years old. The partnership with the Madrigal Renascentista Art foundation of Belo Horizonte allows for the participation of three professionals from the organization: conductor Marco Antônio Maia Drumond, a vocalist and a choreographer. Instituto Inhotim also has a Youth Choir, a socialization space for youths from Brumadinho, from 14 to 24 years old, and the Inhotim Encanto Adult Choir, composed of people over the age of 24, who are residents of Brumadinho and the region. The Sociedade São Vicente de Paula (SSVP) provide space for the rehearsals, and Brumadinho and Mário Campos city governments provides transportation for the students of the Children’s Choir.

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    Iniciação Musical

    Iniciação Musical

    The Brumadinho by the Paths of Musical Education project is responsible for the musical training of nearly 200 children and young people enrolled in the learning of musical theory and the playing of instruments. The project is carried out in partnership with various bands, namely, Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Brumado, Santa Efigênia, Santo Antônio de Suzana and São Sebastião.

    Laboratório Inhotim

    Laboratório Inhotim

    A space for experiments that seek to provide a grounding in the history of art – but based on the day-to-day experience of the participants, as well as contact with artists and thinkers – the Laboratório Inhotim is aimed at youth from the Brumadinho public schools. The project fosters the formation of wider outlooks, encouraging the public to go beyond its condition as spectators, to effectively participate in this world.

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    Jovens Agentes Ambientais

    Jovens Agentes Ambientais

    Training young people to be multipliers of environmental information in their community based on reflections on the challenges of the natural environment is a main thrust that guides the Jovens Agentes Ambientais program. The program fosters knowledge about the collection of Inhotim’s Botanical Garden, while engaging the participants in activities related to the preservation of biodiversity.

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    Rede de Artesãos

    Rede de Artesãos

    Based on the mapping of the handicraft and artisanal products of Brumadinho and the mobilization of craftspeople, Instituto Inhotim engages in various activities aimed at strengthening the communitarian groups focused on these products. Some of the actions are coordinated in conjunction with the regional office of the Service of Help to Micro and Small Companies (Sebrae) and are aimed at improving the sector of handicraft and artisanal food production.

    Rede de Empresários

    Rede de Empresários

    Instituto Inhotim continually encourages the network of tourism businesspeople in the Region, which already enjoys the participation of more than 40 businesspeople. The actions carried out most notably include the training of people in the hotel and restaurant sector, enabling them to offer top quality services.

    Rede da Terceira Idade

    Rede da Terceira Idade

    Inhotim works in partnership with the Lar dos Idosos eldercare facility, together with the Brumadinho Senior Citizens Network, to carry out stimulating activities involving entertainment and culture. All of the actions seek to integrate groups from different communities of the region.