& Art Galleries
If you are visiting Guanajuato, the first thing you should keep in mind are its Museums and Galleries.
From pre-Colombian to colonial era and Modern Times exhibits, there are a variety of choices to appreciate and enjoy Guanajuato’s cultural and artistic treasures: art exhibits, art galleries, museums and forums will delight your stay.
Museo Casa Diego Rivera
Opened as a museum in 1975, it is located at Diego Rivera’sbirthplace, the most famous Mexican painter.
From his first childhood art works – “Classic Head” -to his last works – “Dove of Peace and “Madame Libet” – made a year before his death in 1956, the display shows Ing. Marte R. Gómez important collection.
Contemporary Art Museum
“El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Primer Depósito”emerges as a response of the Javier de Jesús Hernández Capelo concern to strengthen the appreciation, analysis and creation of Contemporary Art.
Artists, art collectors and art professionals work together in this cultural space to become an art reference in the state of Guanajuato.
Bocamina San Ramón
This XVII century estate (“hacienda”)was the richest silver streak in the world at that time. Descending to 60 meters deep, there is a small museum where miners’ first mining toolsin Guanajuato are displayed.