The Museo de Arte Moderno or Museum of Modern Art can be found at the Chapultepec Park in Mexico City. It is part of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and mostly showcases work of contemporary artists, sculptors and muralists, both in the national and international scene.
Foremost of its collection include the works of artists like Frida Kahlo, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Gelsen Gas, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Diego Rivera, Olga Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, Leonora Carrington, Rufino Tamayo, Juan Soriano, and Vicente Rojo.
The museums main building is a round structure that is of two-storey construction. There’s a big central staircase that serves as the focal point. The museum is divided into four spaces, dominated mostly by its four masters of the arts, while the rest of the spaces are for temporary exhibitions and other showcases. There is a beautiful garden inside the museum where scupltures in large scale are displayed.
Open to the public from Tuesdays to Sundays, Mexico’s Modern Art Museum is truly a must-visit venue for those who love to see more of what the culture is about. Guided tours are scheduled and starts at ten in the morning, while the museum is close by six in the evening.