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Mexico Exhibitions

The historically rich and varied Mexico City has emerged like a phoenix from the ruins of the Aztec civilization. The city’s culture is apparent in the art galleries and exhibition centres that are scattered throughout the city. Right from contemporary art to the ancient artefacts the city has a special place for all.

Exhibition spaces like the Galería Hilario Galguera, Proyecto Monclova, Labour or the popular Centro Cultural de España has made the city a notable place to explore and study art, for artists and art lovers from all over the world. Some exhibition centres hold various cultural, entertaining events throughout the year.

Cultural Centre of Spain (Centro Cultural de España)
Cultural Centre of Spain

Cultural Centre of Spain (Centro Cultural de España)

Situated at the back side of the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Cultural Centre of Spain is one of the most popular cultural centres in Mexico City. The famous building is home to various art forms like dance, theatre, art, music and also holds a range of exhibitions. This place also has a restaurant-bar which is a hot destination for some jazzy live music performances.

Address: República de Guatemala 18, Mexico City, Mexico
Tel.: +52 55 5521 1925

Proyecto Paralelo

Proyecto Paralelo

The Proyecto Paralelo art gallery was established in 2012 April, to showcase the various art forms including the contemporary art in Mexico City. The project was founded and directed by Issa Benitez and Fernando Cordero and has collaborated with Black Box which is situated in Madrid, Spain. Exhibitions of articles like paintings, sculptures, photographs, etc. are showcased here.

Address: Varsovia 33, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.
Tel.: +52 55 5286 0046

Proyecto Monclova
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Proyecto Monclova

Established in 2005, the Proyecto Monclova was founded in Mexico City to aid the upcoming artists from Mexico City. This art gallery has emerged as a communication platform between the art connoisseurs from all over the world. The gallery presents two exhibition spaces with all the state-of-the-art amenities to display art in different formats.

Address: Lamartine 415, Polanco, Polanco V Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11560 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11:00-18:00, Saturdays 11:00-16:00
Tel.: +52 55 4754 3546, +52 55 5525 9715



The Labor was established by curator Pamela Echeverría in 2009 and is one of the most sought-after platforms for displaying art in Mexico City. This exhibition space displays works of artists from all over the world, but predominantly American and French art. The gallery represents ideas and values that denote working-class people, their ideas and structures.

Address: Francisco Ramirez # 5, Col. Daniel Garza , Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11830, Mexico City, Mexico
Opening Hours:
Tel.: +52 55 6304 8755

Hilario Galguera Gallery (Galería Hilario Galguera)

Hilario Galguera Gallery (Galería Hilario Galguera)

The Hilario Galguera Gallery was constructed in the year 2006 for the promotion, propagation and production of art. This gallery is located inside an early 20th-century mansion, in one of the oldest parts of the city. In the later years, the gallery has also opened its office in the other parts of the world like Germany and Europe.

Address: Francisco Pimentel 3, San Rafael, Mexico City 06470, Mexico
Tel.: +52 55 5546 6703, +52 55 5546 9001

Zona Maco
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Zona Maco

Zona Maco is an art fair that takes place in February and September with 3 different events. The events focus on different sectors namely: 1) Zona Maco Arte Contemporáneo showcases modern and contemporary art of Mexico, 2) Zona Maco Foto focuses on modern, vintage photography and videos 3) Salón del Anticuario hosts antiquarians. Zélika García founded the above three sectors between 2003 and 2015. Zona Maco Arte Contemporáneo features 5 sectors namely General Section, New Proposals, Zona Maco Sur, Modern Art and Zona Maco MACO Design.

Centro Citibanamex
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Centro Citibanamex

The Centro Citibanamex is a world-famous exhibition and convention centre which is based in the Las Americas Complex in Mexico City. This place offers space to hold any kind of event in its premises like conferences, corporate events, exhibitions and fairs along with a variety of social events. The centre is well equipped to arrange occasions of all kinds and sizes.

Address: Av. del Conscripto 311, Lomas de Sotelo, Hipódromo de las Américas, Miguel Hidalgo, 11200 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.

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