Mexico City has a long history with the art world. From the ancient Mayan's to Frida Kahlo, emotions run high in the capital city when it comes to dealing with the art world and the city has not lost its creative spirit.
There is a large art scene in Mexico City, and CNN recommends that travelers head over to the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo to view contemporary Mexican and international works.
Another great museum to check out is the Museo Universitario del Choco, which is in an early 20th century building that has been turned into an art and performance hall, according to the news source.
After visiting the university museums, head over to the Museo Tamayo in Chapultepec Park, where exhibitions from abstract contemporary artists are proudly displayed. This museum is also currently undergoing expansion, reports the news provider.
Look to the chimney stacks in order to find one of the newest additions to the capital's art galleries. Billionaire Carlos Slim will be opening Mueso Soumaya at the end of the year, and will feature the latest collection of fine art.
Explore Mexico City's world of art
Posted on Tuesday, Nov. 9th, 2010