Mexican art and artists, galleries and museums

Mexican art, artists, art museums, galleries, a list of websites


Auditorio Nacional. Mexican arts portal.

Aztec arts and culture *

The Aztecs/Mexicas
The Aztecs/Mexicas were the native American people who dominated northern México at the time of the Spanish conquest led by Hernan Cortes in the early 16th Century.

Aztec Calender
The date according to the tonalpohualli, the sacred calendar of the Mexica, the Aztecs of Mexico.

Aztec, Olmec Mesoamerica History Link
Art, Daily Life, Maps, Pictures and Research.

Aztec civilization.
Wikipedia entry.


Cinema *

Cineopolis. Mexican cinema portal.

Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía

Contemporary Mexican art *

The Art of Mexico
Traditional and contemporary Mexican Folk Art for the Discriminating Collector of Mexican Art

The Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo, A.C. (PAC),
a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting contemporary art.


Galleries *

Ten Mexican art galleries.

Galleries in Mexico City. Culturetrip


Handcrafts and folk art, Wikipedia entry.


Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas
La investigación se aboca principalmente al campo de las artes plásticas y la arquitectura; el Instituto también da cabida al estudio del cine, la fotografía, la danza y la música, el teatro y la literatura.


Mesoamerica Wikipedia entry.

Mexico city *

Antiguo Colegio de San Ildelfonso

Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes

National Museum of Anthropology
The largest and most visited museum in Mexico contains significant archaeological and anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage.

Museo Soumaya/The Soumaya Museum

The 11 Best Art Galleries in Mexico City. Culture Trip

Mexico City art galleries. My Art Guides

Museum of Modern Art

National Art Museum

Muralists *

A list of Mexican muralists from Wikipedia.

Museums *

Centro Experimental de Cultura La Moira

National Museum of Anthropology
The largest and most visited museum in Mexico contains significant archaeological and anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage.

National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)

Museo Soumaya 

Museum of Modern Art

National Museum of Mexican Art
Located in Chicago.

Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes

Universum. Museo de las Ciencias, UNAM.

Museums and galleries of México.

Museo Soumaya/The Soumaya Museum

Music *

Music of Mexico
Wikipeia entry.


Organisations, databases, directories *

Art and Culture Magazines in Mexico
Illustrated directory of magazines published by public and private institutions and independent publishers (link goes to the Cultural Information System, 2007)

Biblioteca de las Artes (Library for the Arts)
The only one of its kind in the country, it gathers more than 500,000 materials of different kinds, with information specialized in plastic arts, ballet, music, theater, cinema and other disciplines


Wikipedia entry on Mexican art.

Famous Mexican artists *

Mexican Artists
Mexican artists: List of great Mexican artists and index to where their art can be viewed at art museums worldwide. Artcyclopedia

List of Mexican artists, Wikipedia entries.

10 Contemporary Mexican Artists and Where to Find Them. Culture Trip

10 Female Mexican Artists You Need to Know About. Culture Trip

Ezcurra, Maria

Maria Ezcurra

Khalo, Frida

Frida Khalo
Artchive Gallery

Museo Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo, Wikipedia entry.

Frida Kahlo. The Complete Works

Frida Kahlo. Art museums. Artcyclopedia

Articles on Frida Khalo at the Guardian.

Orozco, Jose Clemente

José Clemente Orozco
Artworks in museums.

Murals at Government Palace and Sala do Congreso (panoramas)

Orozco at

Posada, Jose Guadalupe

Jose Guadalupe Posada
Artworks in museums.

Rivera, Diego

Diego Riviera. Web Museum

Diego Rivera Virtual Museum

Diego Rivera. Paintings,Murals,Biography 

Diego Rivera museum sites.

Diego Rivera. MoMA

Diego Rivera. 72 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy

Diego Rivera. The Tate

Diego Rivera. SFMOMA

Siqueiros, David Alfaro

David Alfaro Sequerios at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City

The Polyforum, Mexico City

Siqueiros on

Siquerios. MOMA, New York.

Ten Dreams Galleries

Tamayo, Rufino

Museo Tamayo

Rufino Tamayo: Life, biography and paintings (French)