The Coronel Brothers’ Museums, Ruins & Great Art (Zacatecas, Mexico)

The Coronel brothers are responsible for two great art museums in the city of Zacatecas, Mexico.

Housed in the ruins of a 17th century ex-convento are Rafael Coronel’s collection of masks, puppets and works by Diego Rivera. The building is as much fun to wander through as the art exhibits. (Closed Wednesdays)
Ruins of a church and a modern art gallery in Zacatecas, Mexico Ancient agave in amongst the ruins of a church in Zacatecas, Mexico Ruined church next to the Pedro Coronel modern art gallery in Zacatecas, Mexico Wooden crocodiles in an art gallery in Zacatecas, Mexico Rafael’s brother Pedro was a well-known Mexican artist with money to collect original art. He primarily focussed on the artists Miro, Picasso, Dali, Chagall and Goya along with ancient art from Greece and Egypt and priceless pieces from around the world. (Closed Thursdays)Ticket into Museo Pedro Coronel in Zacatecas, Mexico Sculpture in the Museo Pedro Coronel Modern Art Gallery in Zacatecas, Mexico Riding up to Pancho Villa’s Cerro de la Bufa in Zacatecas.

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