The MUAC building, by Teodoro González de León, one of Mexico’s most renowned architects, is itself a work of art, with a futuristic design and floor-to-ceiling glass walls that flood the building with natural light. Located in the south of the city in the Centro Cultural Universitario at UNAM (the city’s main university), this is the place to see the best Mexican contemporary art as well as visiting exhibitions, such as those of Brazilian sculptor and conceptual artist Cildo Meireles and Peruvian artist Fernando Bryce. Many of the exhibitions are interactive with audio and video. The art doesn’t end with a visit to the museum. Just outside is a sculpture garden with works by contemporary Mexican artists and murals by David Alfaro Siqueiros (on the university’s Rectorate Tower) and Juan O'Gorman (on the Central Library). Or you can just sit on the lawn and people-watch.
Mexico City› Attraction
Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC)
Av. Insurgentes Sur 3000, at the UNAM campus
Our Rating Neighborhood Centro Cultural Universitario, near Col. Coyoacán Hours Wed, Fri, and Sun 10am–6pm, Thurs and Sat 10am–8pm Transportation Metrobus to Centro Cultural Universitario or Metro to Universidad Phone 55/5622 6972 Prices Thurs–Sat M$40, students and all visitors on Wed and Sun M$20, free for children under 12 Web site Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC)
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