Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen T. de Carrillo Gil

Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen T. de Carrillo Gil

Museums & Galleries

This museum, renovated by and named after Dr. Alvar and Carmen Carillo Gil, is found in the outlying area of the old neighborhood of Chimalistac. The 1,581 works housed here represent a lifetime of art collecting and boast contemporary Mexican artists, highlighting the muralists, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, along with works by Carillo Gill (1899-1974) himself and others. There is also a fine selection of 17th and 18th-century Japanese Ukiyo-e (wood-block prints of the "floating world") and etchings by European artists, Klee, Braque, Picasso, Kandinsky and Rouault. There are also temporary exhibits.

Location:  1608 Avenida Revolución, Colonia San Angel

Business hours:  Tu-Su 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.