Mexico City Welcomes a Host of Cultural Exhibits This Winter

Art lovers and culture seekers will want to head to Mexico City this winter to check out the diverse selection being offered int he country's capital. Travelers visiting this season can see showcases of everything from an outdoor photography exhibit focusing on one of the country's major past times, Lucha Libre, as well as a look into the country's rock history and the works of prominent Mexican artists Miguel Covarrubias and Rufino Tamayo.

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Below is a list of open exhibits on display until mid-February:

Until January 13, the Estanquillo Museum is exhibiting Covarrubias, images of a universal Mexican, which showcases the work of one of the most important Mexican cartoonists of all time - Miguel Covarrubias. The exhibit features 125 pieces from the Museum as well as others from private collections and the Library of Mexico. 

Strolling through Chapultepec Park through January 31, one will find an outdoor photography exhibit entitled Arena Mexico Exhibition: 80 Years of continuous fighting. The display focuses on Lucha Libre, Mexico's version of wrestling, which is a significant past-time activity in the country. The 120+ photographs showcase the sport's popular stunts, jumps and dangers outside the ring.

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At Rufino Tamayo's Museum, also located in Chapultepec Park, visitors can see more than 66 pieces of the artist's works in the exhibit Building Tamayo, 1922-1937. The showcase explores different aspects of the early stages of the important Mexican artist, including his production technique.

The new MODO Museum (Museo del Objecto del Objecto), located in the Roma neighborhood, enlightens visitors with an alternative display: Mexican Rock 1955-2010. Up until February 15, the exhibit provides an inside look to Mexican rock history including objects, documents, posters and flyers, pictures, historical stories, ado and video material.