Diego Rivera's most famous mural, "Sueño de una Tarde Dominical en la Alameda" (Dream of a Sunday ... More
Museo Mural de Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera's most famous mural, "Sueño de una Tarde Dominical en la Alameda" (Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in the Alameda) dates from 1947 and measures 15 by four meters. It was originally a fresco on the walls of the Hotel del Prado, damaged after the earthquake of 1985, it was moved here. The mural portrays various historical figures, including Viceroys, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Maximiliano of Hapsburg, Benito Juárez, Jose Guadalupe Posada, Porfirio Díaz and Jose Martí. The artist includes himself as a child holding the hand of Posada's "Catrina" (a satirical skeletal society woman from pre-Revolutionary Mexico) standing in front of his beloved Frida Kahlo.
Located in the old historical center of the city, in what were once the confines of the Sexta Inspección police
department, this museum displays the history of the local police and security forces. The permanent collection covers the period ...
Visitors can get to know Mexico through the caricatures that the country's inhabitants have drawn of themselves, of their governments
and of their day to day reality at this creative museum. These printed comic, ironic or grotesque forms have ...
When one thinks of Mexico, perhaps the first image to come to mind is that of a charro or mounted
horseman, wearing a wide brimmed hat, with a blanket draped over his shoulders and a cheroot pursed in the ...