Centro Cultural Vito Alessio Robles

Northeast Mexico

Once Saltillo's city hall, this cultural center houses the most extensive mural painted by a woman in Mexico. At 500 sq m, it is a remarkable and inspiring work of art that tells the history of Saltillo; it took almost three years for Helena Huerta Muzquiz to complete. Beyond the murals, there are several rooms exhibiting temporary exhibitions.

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