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Museum of Oaxacan Painters

Independencia, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 5645
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Great Museum

If you like contemporary or modern painting this exhibition space is a good choice. There is a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Brackley Beach, Canada
Great Intro to Rufino Tamayo

After visiting the Rufino Tamayo collection at the museum named for him, we got curious about him... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Donna B
Ajijic, Mexico
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Independencia, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 5645
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you like contemporary or modern painting this exhibition space is a good choice. There is a large permanent collection of work by well know Oaxacan painters and while we were there they also has an exhibition of women painters of Oaxaca. Both shows were...More

Thank nroe
Reviewed 3 March 2017

After visiting the Rufino Tamayo collection at the museum named for him, we got curious about him. Asked our hotel where to go to see his work, and were given the names of two museums. This one was closer so we went in and, voila!,...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

In a restored colonial building of great elegance, this museum's changing exhibitions depend for value on the individual curator. At the moment (Feb. 2017) there is a fabulous show of the graphic works of Rufino Tamayo. On my visit, it was empty except for a...More

1  Thank Katharyn R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We sw some BEAUTIFUL art here. Nice break in the day to soak in some wonderful paintings, highly recommended!

Thank studgoat
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Depends on the exhibit, the building and architecture is very nice. Tamayo is amazing but other exhibits can be avoided.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Small collection, but this is where you'll find the work of Rufino Tamayo--his eponymous museum displays pre-Columbian artifacts

Thank viajera1741
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Another must for all art lovers. Rufino Tamayo, was not just a painter, but also a very talented lithographer/printer. And then the added bonus is the special exhibit of Cuban/American painter Carlos Luna whose has some figures that have been likened to Picasso but more...More

Thank Elana56
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good place to get some expos of modern Oaxaca’s painters. It also offers different cultural activities

Thank Pachecoperal
Reviewed 20 February 2016

In January, there was a mix of artists' work on display: some good; some not so good. However, I don´t remember paying much, if anything, to see what was available. If you don´t go, you won´t know what you missed.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 11 March 2015

First I want to say that the building is beautiful, and we really enjoyed it. However the exhibits at the time we were there were terrible, even pornographic. And the ones we felt were pornographic involved young children in suggestive poses. It's too bad, because...More

1  Thank mrstuna
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