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Museo de las Artes de la Universidad de Guadalajara

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Address: Avenida Juarez 975, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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This museum hosts frequent international exhibitions and also houses a...

This museum hosts frequent international exhibitions and also houses a large collection of Mexican art.

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Museum in the old Rectoria de la Universidad de Guadalajara

Not a big collection but a good one, if you're in to contemporary art (for there's not much here that isn't abstract), with fine traveling exhibits on display on a regular basis.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 February 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Not a big collection but a good one, if you're in to contemporary art (for there's not much here that isn't abstract), with fine traveling exhibits on display on a regular basis.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a small art museum connected to the University,. .We went for the Murals by Orozco (which were under renovation).We were disappointed. There were other exhibits that were interesting including a fashion exhibit on Balenciaga. Also included were paiintings and photographs. The museum is free but there is a box for a gratuity. The building is architecturally interesting inside... More 

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was a really neat art museum. It has murals from Orozco and a variety of beautiful pieces of art. It only takes about 1-2 hours to see all of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The building itself is very nice both inside and out. When I visited in October 2016 it had two fantastic exhibitions. One was about the works of fashion designer Balenciaga. Even though I am not a fashionista I enjoyed the exhibit with its many dresses and portraits by famous painters such as Rivera and Orozco of women wearing Balenciaga fashions.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I just love this building - stunning. Internally, it has a decent sized auditorium used by the Guadalajara University opposite, and several exhibition rooms. I've been in three times, as the exhibitions change frequently. I've enjoyed all of the collections I've seen. Entry is free, you may make a donation at the ticket desk. l say, well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

There's a wonderful exhibition at the museum until the 10th July. Over a hundred works which show the evolution of French and Mexican artists since the beginning of the Impressionists which was partly due to the fact that many Mexicans went to the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. It's not just the works: the gallery itself is beautiful and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Museum combined a visiting exhibit from Lyon with the museum's collection to show how location didn't matter in the arts movements. If it was happening in Europe, it was happening in Mexico.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting and seeing the Los Modernos exhibit! It is nicely user friendly & thoughtfully laid out. It is convenient that they have benches for sitting in the galleries. Most of the narrative is in English as well as Spanish.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

It's a great way to spend an hour or so and get out of the heat! The building is gorgeous and the exhibits we saw were very interesting, You're not going to see any super famous paintings but you will experience something out of the ordinary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Ever changing exhibitions of Mexican and international artists. Discover the whimsical work of Maximino Javier until 15 May. Also Ground floor don't miss the Paraninfo with stage backdrop and dome paintings by Orozco.

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