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Contemporary Art with Maya Roots

Ricardo Can May, also known as “Richo Can” by his friends and peers in the artistic world, comes from Kimbilá, a small community of Izamal, a little less than three…

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Local Band Scene

Cities become well-known for their historic architecture, tourist attractions, and of course, for their people, who create the cultural and artistic life of a place, playing the lively melodies and…

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Museums in Mérida



Museo Fernando García Ponce – MACAY Permanent exhibitions of the work of Yucatecan artists, including additional paintings by Fernando Castro Pacheco, the painter of murals in the Governor’s Palace. Museo…

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Urban Art: Colors Take Over the Streets with Datoer

Walking along the street, the walls detain you: it’s not a photograph (even if it looks like it), it’s a mural with a face painted with such detail that you…

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Kids Reborn through Music: Youth Symphony Orchestra

“Music can change the world, because it can change people.” – Bono More than 60 kids fill the classroom. They are taking notes, participating, and giving all of their attention…

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Dominic Greco, Just A Game

Watching Artist Dominic Greco work in his fabulous Chelem workshop, makes anyone think that drawing, painting or sculpting clay as he does is very easy. And in the same way…

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Arte Vivo Mérida 2018

In Fundación México Vivo we have accepted the task of providing a clear, informed sexuality education, based on scientific facts and inspired by the universal values of respect and human…

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Soho Galleries: Art that Transcends

If there is one thing that characterizes Soho Galleries, it is its vocation for originality, novelty, diversity and reflection that awakens with each of the pieces that you find in…

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Layered Memories at Centro Cultural La Cupula

Jean-Pierre Formica represents the pyramid at Uxmal as it once was – illuminated like a fiery sun – colorful like the Maya culture today. Chichén Itzá appears feathered, plumed like…

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The Hidden Garden Art & Fashion Night

Last year Soho Galleries opened NOHO Casa del Arte, an elegant space from the 50’s, that offers an appreciation of art from another perspective and a meeting place for art…

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Mariachi: The Crown Jewel of your Party

Vidal López Velázquez and his brothers trekked to Mérida from Jalpa de Méndez, Tabasco, in 1970. They were seeking what most migrants look for: a better way of living. Single…

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Days Full of Culture, Art and Fun

Mérida is full of culture! There are many events this month that you can’t miss. Let’s begin with the already famous “Noche Blanca” organized by Ayuntamiento de Mérida, that will…

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Festival Internacional de la Cultura Maya – FICMAYA

Academics, scientists, and national and international artists from the world of theater, dance, opera, and music come together in Mérida to participate in cultural events, conferences, awards and much more,…

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National Art Heritage

Throughout the past century and up until today, the “Secretaría de Hacienda” (treasury department) has consolidated two valuable cultural collections for México: the “Acervo Patrimonial” and “Colección Pago en Especie.”…

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Voodoo Film Fest

The Voodoo Film Fest is a project organized by young filmmakers, for promoting culture and specially the film industry in the state of Yucatán, for becoming a platform for new…

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Jardín Ochil

“Jardín Ochil” at Hacienda San Pedro Ochil is a new space where contemporary artwork and artistic actions are exposed, expressing the reflections of artists who think about the land, the…

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Rapping to the Maya Beat

In Yucatán, new voices are heard to the rhythm of rap and hip hop … in Maya. Young people, proud of their roots, sing with a powerful message: the Maya…

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Fundación de Artistas, Cultural Life at your Fingertips

Free your senses and spirit of exploration by visiting one of the most beautiful 19th century mansions in the Historic Center of Mérida, home to the Fundación de Artistas (artists’…

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Pagliacci

It’s opera time in Mérida: at the beautiful José Peón Contreras Theater the curtain will rise on “Pagliacci” with the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatán, conducted by Juan Carlos Lomónaco. This…

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