Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca

Oaxaca City

In a beautiful colonial house and founded by Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo, IAGO offers changing exhibitions of graphic art as well as a superb arts library open to all for consultation.

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Nearby Oaxaca City attractions

1. Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

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Got two hours? You'll need it for the Museum of Oaxacan Cultures, housed in the beautiful monastery buildings adjoining the Templo de Santo Domingo. This…

2. Templo de Santo Domingo

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Gorgeous Santo Domingo is the most splendid of Oaxaca’s churches, with a finely carved baroque facade and nearly every square centimeter inside decorated…

3. Museo de Sitio Casa de Juárez

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The simple house of bookbinder Antonio Salanueva, who supported the great 19th-century Mexican leader Benito Juárez during his youth, is now an…

4. La Máquina


At the center of this gallery's workshop is an exceedingly rare 8-ton J Voirin lithography press, which prints both acrylics and woodcuts. Works on…

5. Galería Quetzalli

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A leading serious commercial gallery, handling some of the biggest names, such as Francisco Toledo and Guillermo Olguín. It has a second exhibition space,…

6. Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo

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With a taste for provocative social commentary, this contemporary gallery displays weird and wonderful work by local and international photographers.

7. Jardín Etnobotánico

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In former monastic grounds behind the Templo de Santo Domingo, this garden features plants from around Oaxaca state, including a staggering variety of…

8. Espacio Zapata

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In a city of provocative graphic art, this workshop and gallery is a key agitator. Founded by the art collective Asaro (Asamblea de Artistas…