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Traditional & Contemporary Art of Mexico: Oaxaca, Mexico City & the Zona Maco Art Fair

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

January 31–February 9, 2015

In Oaxaca, visit the Contemporary Art Museum and see the vibrant colors of traditional Mexican weaving at the Textile Museum. Discover the great Precolumbian city of Monte Albán, a center of Olmec and Zapotec cultures, and explore the museum housing artifacts from the site. See Mexico City's Zócalo (main square), view a Diego Rivera mural masterpiece in the National Palace, and attend the opening of Zona Maco, one of Latin America's premier art fairs. Visit some of Mexico City's leading galleries, including Kurimanzutto, and travel with an archaeologist to see the pyramids of Teotihuacan.

Traveling with You: Nadine M. Orenstein, curator in the Department of Drawing and Prints. Explore her 82nd & Fifth episode, "Altered States," about Rembrandt van Rijn's Christ Crucified between the Two Thieves: The Three Crosses.

Land Rate: $8,695

Download the brochure (PDF).

Get a behind-the-scenes look into a previous Mexico City trip on the Travel with the Met blog.

Above: Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico

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