Museo Sala de Arte Público David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico City
Tres Picos 29, Mexico City 11580
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The great Mexican painter and muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros donated his combined studio and living space to the nation just ... More
Museo Sala de Arte Público David Alfaro Siqueiros
The great Mexican painter and muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros donated his combined studio and living space to the nation just twenty-five days before his death. On display are awards, photographs, sketches and models of some of his major works, along with a collection of more personal items, including the artist's personal records and library. There is also a collection of easel paintings, a little-known facet of Siqueiros' works. Located near the Anthropology Museum, admission is 10 pesos for the general public. Students and teachers with valid identification get in for free.
This magnificently restored 17th century building houses the museum, which opened in 1986 in what was the Hospital of San
Juan de Dios together with the temple of the same name. The vast collection of objects on display is ...
The Museum of Modern Art was originally set up in the city center in 1934 by the Friends of the
Arts Committee, and was moved to its present site in 1968. The architecture of this building dates from the ...
This museum is one of the most important and best known museums in the city. Architect Ricardo Legorreta designed the
modern building in 1990. The sculpture, La Paloma (The Dove) at the entrance is by Juan Soriano. Its 11 ...