The Modern Art Museum was constructed between 1963 and 1964, under the presidency of Adolfo López Mateos.
Its halls accommodate one of the largest collections of Mexican modern art from the twentieth century, consisting of around 3000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, and engravings. The exhibits cover visual arts spanning from the 1920´s to present times.
The works of Frida Kahlo, José Chávez Morado, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, and Remedios Varo are some of the highlights.
The building offers extra activities in parallel to its temporary exhibits. Consult the museum´s calendar for workshops, weekend family activities and academic events such as colloquiums, conferences, symposiums, and book presentations.
Paseo de la Reforma and Gandhi.
The nearest metro stations are Chapultepec, Sevilla line 1 y Auditorio line 7.
Tuesday-Sunday, 10:15 am to 5:30 pm.
Admission price: 65 pesos. Free admission on Sundays. Visitors with INAPAM, teacher or student card free.