Living Memories – Jorge and Zélia, a love story in Bahia.
Largo do Pelourinho has always been present in the life and work of writer Jorge Amado. Jorge Amado’s House Foundation is located in the Historic Center iconic blue mansion. A non-profit organization, which objective is to preserve, research and disseminate Jorge Amado’s bibliographical and artistic collections and Bahia’s art and literature. The House promotes permanent debates on Bahian culture, especially the struggle to overcome racial and socioeconomic discrimination.
Theater-Café Zélia Gattai has a room for 40 people and a very good coffee with many delicacies from Bahia. You can also get to know more about this brilliant woman. A writer, a photographer and a memoirist (as she preferred to call herself) from São Paulo, she was also an exponent of national political militancy and Jorge Amado’s partner for almost 60 years!
Jorge Amado’s House Foundation – Theater-Café Zélia Gattai
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entrance: R$ 5,00 (children under 5 years old don’t pay)
On Wednesdays the entrance is free for all.
Pelourinho, Salvador – Bahia, 40.026-280
Phone: (71) 3321-0070 / (71) 3321-0122
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Fundação Casa de Jorge Amado. Pelourinho, Salvador, Bahia. Foto: Acervo da Fundação.