The early-20th-century textile mill was restored as the Centro de las Artes de San Agustín, founded by the famous Mexican artist Francisco Toledo in 2006. The space contains two large halls for a gallery, concert hall, class rooms, visitors shop and offices. The center hosts courses and workshops for the local community.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Solitude (Spanish: Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad) is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico. It was built between 1682 and 1690, and is a sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of Solitude, patron saint of Oaxaca.
The Benito Juárez National Park is in the Valles Centrales Region of Oaxaca, Mexico, and includes parts of the municipalities of San Felipe Tejalapam and San Andres Huayapan. The southern boundary of the park is about 5 kilometers north of the City of Oaxaca.
Much of the Centro Cultural is occupied by the Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca (Museum of Oaxacan Cultures), whose entrance is the one pilgrims used to use to enter the church area of the complex. This museum was placed in the Centro Cultural in 1964, after originally being in the Instituto de Ciencias y Artes, among other places.
Housed in the former monastery of the Iglesia de Santo Domingo, the museum is dedicated to the preservation of Oaxaca's cultural and historical heritage, exhibiting many of the state's most important objects of art, artifact, and antiquity, spanning the pre-Columbian to the modern eras.
The Church and former monastery of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (Spanish: Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzmán) is a Baroque ecclesiastical building complex in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. The complex includes a substantial sanctuary and an extensive system of courtyards, cloisters and rooms that formerly constituted the monastery.
Museum of Contemporary Art in Oaxaca Calle Macedonio Alcalá 202, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico, +52 951 514 1055. Museo Textil de Oaxaca ‘A cotton thread: the path to freedom’ is one of the exhibitions currently on display at Museo Textil de Oaxaca which houses a selection of traditional Oaxacan crafts and textiles.
At the backyard of this ex-convent, an important page of the Mexican history was written: Vicente Guerrero, the second president of Mexico, was killed by a firing squad after being betrayed in Acapulco and taken to Huatulco, today La Entrega beach, the place where he was turned in to Spaniards and then brought to the ex-convent of Cuilapam where he was imprisoned and killed on February 14th 1831.
Con una inversión total de 186 millones de pesos, la FAHHO logró convertir San Pablo en lo que hoy es: un espacio para la cultura y las artes, desde una perspectiva intercultural. El Ex Convento dominico. El ex convento de Santo Domingo de Soriano, mejor conocido como San Pablo, fue el primero construido en Oaxaca por los dominicos, en 1529.
The State Government Palace is located on the main square of Oaxaca City. This site used to be the Portal de la Alhóndiga (warehouse) and in front of the palace is the Benito Juárez Market. The original palace was inaugurated in 1728, on the wedding day of the prince and princess of Spain and Portugal.
The Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca ( Spanish : Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca ) is a school of art located in the city of Oaxaca de Juarez , Oaxaca , Mexico . The institute was founded by artist Francisco Toledo and hosts a large collection of artwork from Latin America .
Arriba, en el segundo cuerpo de la portada, el elemento esencial lo conforma un marco con triple moldura que contiene un alto relieve de Nuestra Señora del Carmen; sus brazos están extendidos y su manto, sostenido por ángeles, protege a la comunidad religiosa. A los lados, entre columnas toscanas, sobresalen dos escudos de la orden Carmelita.
The Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca is located behind the Santo Domingo Cultural Centre and the entrance is on the corner of Reforma and Constitución. Tours in English run for two hours and are conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11am. The cost is $100.
Somos una Comunidad de artesanos que busca poner en alto el nombre de Oaxaca. Nacimos para cuidar, transmitir y vitalizar el espíritu de la Diversidad Oaxaqueña, compartiendo con el Mundo el Estilo de Vida Artesanal, que significa "Vivir con Sensibilidad, Conciencia y Equilibrio".
Monte Alban archaeological site in Oaxaca was the capital of Zapotec civilization and is among Mexico's most important and impressive ancient sites. Monte Alban archaeological site in Oaxaca was the capital of Zapotec civilization and is among Mexico's most important and impressive ancient sites.
Founded in 2008 by Ellen Belber and Fredrico Jiménez, the museum exhibits the couple’s impressive collection of Méxican gold and silver pieces, jewelry, textiles, and popular art, which spans the three major eras of México’s history — pre-Columbian, colonial, and Independence.
Museum of Contemporary Art in Oaxaca Calle Macedonio Alcalá 202, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico, +52 951 514 1055 Museo Textil de Oaxaca ‘A cotton thread: the path to freedom’ is one of the exhibitions currently on display at Museo Textil de Oaxaca which houses a selection of traditional Oaxacan crafts and textiles.
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción), located in the city of Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca. Its construction began in 1535 and it was consecrated on July 12, 1733.
Oaxaca is one of the cities where all the historical periods of Mexico shine: pre-Hispanic, colonial, independent, modern, and contemporary are expressed with its natural elegance in every street, colonial building, museum, magical festival, colorful crafts, pre-Columbian ruins, and the many splendorous baroque churches that are to be found in every corner of the city.
Browse the extensive collection at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art. Founded in the 1970s, the museum houses items donated by the famous Oaxacan painter Rufino Tamayo, who was inspired by pre-Columbian artwork and collected pieces throughout his life. Explore the colonial-era building's five rooms, each painted a different color.
Oaxaca City, Mexico © Mapbox© OpenStreetMap contributors The 18th-century baroque Templo de San Felipe Neri is where Benito Juárez and Margarita Maza were married in 1843; Margarita was the daughter of Antonio Maza, an Italian immigrant merchant who took in the young Benito when he arrived in Oaxaca as a boy.
The Santo Domingo Cultural center was inaugurated in 1998, and consists of the Oaxacan Museum of Cultures (Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca), the Francisco Burgoa library, the Nestor Sanchez periodicals library, and an ethnobotanical garden. Visiting Santo Domingo Cultural Center. Santo Domingo is a not-to-be-missed sight on a visit to Oaxaca.
Ten years ago, as a group of striking teachers slept in their encampment during the early hours of June 14 in the state capital of Oaxaca, Mexico, government forces launched an attack to remove them from the zócalo, or town square. Riot police cleared the plaza while helicopters dropped tear gas from above.
Inicialmente el teatro llevó el nombre de Luis Mier y Terán, en honor a un destacado militar; después se le bautizó como Teatro Jesús Carranza, pero su destino era llevar el nombre del autor del memorable vals Dios nunca muere, el compositor y violinista Macedonio Alcalá.
Uno de sus principales objetivos era la enseñanza universitaria y humanística, hecho que los hizo adquirir, en poco tiempo, gran popularidad y prestigio. Así, sus adelantos, en materia educativa, motivaron que fueran invitados a fundar un colegio en la ciudad de Oaxaca.
The city and municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez (Spanish pronunciation: [waˈxaka ðe ˈxwaɾes]), or simply Oaxaca, is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of the same name. It is located in the Centro District in the Central Valleys region of the state, on the foothills of the Sierra Madre at the base of the Cerro del Fortín extending to the banks of the Atoyac River.
Esta zona arqueológica se encuentra aproximadamente a 10 kilómetros de la Ciudad de Oaxaca. Si deseas ir en un transporte colectivo, los camiones salen desde la estación de buses de la ciudad, con corridas diarias y en diversos horarios, el viaje dura media hora aproximadamente.