Three exhibitions that you should visit at the Museum of Mexico City now, before they are over


In the center of the country's capital is the old palace of the Counts of Santiago de Calimaya. This enclosure was built in 1536 and stands out for its baroque architecture, designed by the architect Francisco Guerrero y Torres.

Exhibition "Homage to Memory" in the City Museum / Ministry of Culture of Mexico City
Exhibition "Homage to Memory" in the City Museum / Ministry of Culture of Mexico City

It was from October 31, 1956 that the building became the Museum of Mexico City. In addition to temporary and permanent exhibitions, it is also possible to visit the recreations of some rooms of the Counts of Calimaya such as the chapel, the sacristy, the music room, the Joaquín Clausell studio and the Jaime Torres Bodet library.

One of the exhibitions of the museum, Homage to the Memory of the plastic artist Samuel Meléndrez Bayardo, is about to end; so on Thursday, January 24 at 7:00 pm, the catalog of said exhibition will be presented.

The presentation will be made by the poet and editor José María Espinasa, director of the Museum of Mexico City, Erik Castillo, art critic and curator of the assembly, and by the same Jalisco artist Samuel Meléndrez Bayardo. The Homage to Memory exhibition will be open to the public until February 3; the entry to the catalog presentation is free.

Self portrait of Mario Núñez, is another exhibition that will be at the Museum of Mexico City until February 3. The exhibition consists of eight paintings and five drawings in which the painter presents the work he has done for 20 years.

Finally, you only have until this Saturday, January 27 to visit Parameter 03. In it, you will be able to see the 59 finalist works of the third edition of the Lumen Art Contest, which offer a variety of painting, graphic and drawing techniques.

The Museum of Mexico City is located at José María Pino Suárez 30, Centro Histórico, open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The cost of general admission is 32 pesos with a 50 percent discount to credentialed students and teachers. Wednesday free entry.