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Guadalupe in Zacatecas: masterpieces of colonial art Jane Ammeson

Guadalupe's real treasure is the magnificent Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe with its three chapels and a convent, home to Franciscan monks. Part of the convent has been turned into the Museo de Guadalupe. It is one of the largest collections of religious art in North America. read more

Chapala - Mexico's Shangri-la John Russell Clift

Ford Times, the monthly magazine of the Ford Motor Company. John Russell Clift, the author and illustrator, was born in 1925 and at the peak of his career in the 1950s when he wrote this piece, one of the earliest to promote the attractions of the Chapala area as a retirement haven. His thoughtful prose and fine silkscreens paint a vivid picture of what life was like at Lakeside 50 years ago.

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Did you know? The Sistine Chapel of Mexico Tony Burton

A small church in Michoacán has been called the "Sistine Chapel of the Americas".

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Did you know? Mexico has one of the world's oldest still-functioning printing presses Tony Burton

One of the oldest printing presses still in operation anywhere in the world is in Tacámbaro, Michoacán. Juan Pascoe lives on a remote ex-hacienda outside Tacámbaro, Michoacán. Visitors invited to ... read more

Exvotos To St. Francis Of Assisi Richard Ferguson

The pictures here were taken in the church in the old mining town of Real de Catorce, in San Luis Potosi.  There is a side room of the church dedicated to exvotos. 

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Instituto Allende: Study Spanish language and Art in San Miguel de Allende Richard Ferguson

The Instituto Allende is a Spanish language and Art school in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.  I recently attended sculpture classes there, and found it enjoyable and worthwhile. Classes o... read more

Virtual galleries and museums Ron Mader

In a country that boasts of more than 3,000 years of civilization, Mexican artists have long garnered respect around the globe. During the past few millennia, artisans carved elaborate glyphs in stone ... read more

Zacatecas: an easy step into Mexico Allan Cogan

"Zacatecas is the town everyone wants to go back to," a friend said to me when I mentioned that we were going there. It is a charming, colonial city, and a fairly well-to-do university town with nice hotels, friendly, well-dressed people and some good attractions. In fact, on that first day, we liked it so much we decided to stay another night read more

Did you know? An early ascent of Mexico's highest peak, El Pico de Orizaba Tony Burton

Scientists first explored El Pico de Orizaba, Mexico's highest peak, as long ago as 1838. El Pico de Orizaba, or Citlaltépetl (= star), is Mexico's highest peak, with a summit 5,746 meters (18,853 fe... read more

Patrick Dennis, art lover Maria Elena

Patrick Dennis found me in Sullivan Park, just behind El Monumento de la Madre in Mexico City, one fine Sunday, and changed my life. His buddy, Nina Olds, Gore Vidal's mother, and my mother's buddy an... read more

Art in Puerto Vallarta Marla Hoover

“Every Child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso Art of every description is exhibited in Puerto Vallarta, from bohemian and Huichol t... read more

Murals come to life in the Florence of Mexico: Guadalajara Tony Burton

In Guadalajara with a short time to spare after a business meeting or a long wait between flight? Even an hour or two will suffice to see something of the artistic heritage that Mexico's second city, G... read more

Art is alive and well in Monterrey Tony Burton

One of the pleasures of even a brief visit to Monterrey is the chance to explore its art museums and galleries. There are three important art museums in the city. The Museo de Monterrey (at Ave. Alfons... read more
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