Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil

Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil information

Mexico City , Mexico
Address
Street Av Revolución 1608
Telephone
+52 55 5550 6289
Getting there
bus Altavista
More information
www.museodeartecarrillogil.com
Prices
admission M$15, Sun free
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

One of the city’s first contemporary art spaces, this museum was founded by Yucatecan businessman Álvaro Carrillo Gil to store a large collection that he had amassed over many years. Unfortunately, he died several months after the 1974 inauguration. Long ramps in the center of the remodeled building lead up to cutting-edge temporary exhibits and some of the lesser-known works by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.