September 5, 2010: National Museum of Mexican Art

September 6, 2010 8:45:57 AM PDT
It was founded in the 1980's as Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum by Carlos Tortolero and is today the National Museum of Mexican Art.

An internationally respected institution, the mission of the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) is to stimulate and preserve knowledge and appreciation of Mexican culture through sponsoring events and exhibitions that exemplify the rich variety of visual and performing arts in the Mexican culture; to develop, preserve, and conserve a significant permanent collection of Mexican art; to encourage the professional development of Mexican artists; and to offer arts education programs.

We talked about the museums vibrant history and its mission.

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