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National Museum of Mexican Art

The Nation's only accredited Latino Cultural institution celebrates its 25th Anniversary all year long by exhibiting the best of its 7,000-piece collection. Admission is ALWAYS free. http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

Photo: Alejandro Piedra Buena. Courtesy of the Museo de Arte Popular, Mexico City. © 2012

I love this! Photo: Alejandro Piedra Buena. Courtesy of the Museo de Arte Popular, Mexico City. © 2012

Even the neighborhood is fun.

  • Judi Jaworowski

    I'm sure you know that this is the neighborhood of author Sandra Cisneros? If you have not done so yet, you must read The House On Mango Street. I taught a whole unit on it last year to my ESL students ;)

Puppets that are paraded during Mexican festivals.

Day of Dead Altar

Giant puppets like those used at Mexican street festivals. Love this museum!

From the National Museum of Mexican Art.

The influence of the National Museum of Mexican Art is found all over Pilsen. See why they're celebrating the Museum's 25th Anniversary! Fiesta starts Sunday, 3-25-12 at noon. Near 19th & Damen.

Another neighborhood garage door! Art in the most unusual places. You'll find this everywhere in Pilsen.

Same house, side wall! In Pilsen, around the corner from the museum!

Why should you visit this great museum in Pilsen? It's amazing to see the museum's art influence on the community.

You'll find modern art from great Mexican artists, folk art, sculpture, prints, paintings. Amazing, thought-provoking pieces. Plus, the museum is bright, colorful, warm and welcoming.

More great scenes from the Art at the Museum as it celebrates its Silver Jubilee!

The Madonna of Guadalupe is Mexico's national symbol and you'll see her depicted in many ways at this Gem of a Museum in Chicago's South Side Pilsen neighborhood.

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Environmentalism matters to everyone. Activism on display at Chicago's National Museum of Mexican Art as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary all year long.

Such a beautiful painting - and that's just one scene from this piece of art on exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art as it celebrates 25 years in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Its 25th Fiesta kicks off Sunday, 3-25

Find this great painting in the Museum's "Keepers" Gallery, one of four showcasing the 7,000 paintings, sculptures, jewelry, prints, 3D and other art works in the nationally accredited National Museum of Mexican Art. Their 25th Anniversary celebration kicks off Sunday 3-25 at noon in Chicago near 19th & Damen.

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A Mexican Artist's take on the Mona Lisa or the Virgin of Guadalupe? See it at the National Museum of Mexican Art, during its 25th Anniversary year! Near 19th & Damen in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.

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  • Lori de la Rosa

    @michelle damico LOL I have the same picture! Loved it. I visit the museum every year.

Have you been to this Chicago Museum? One of the best kept secrets EVER -- celebrating 25th Anniversary this Sunday in Pilsen. All exhibitions from its permanent collection of 7,000 pieces.

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Day of the Dead is one of the 5,000 Mexican fiestas that celebrates life! Check out the works of renown artists at the National Museum of Mexican Art as it celebrates 25 years as the nation's only accredited Latino Museum.

So many fun Day of the Dead figures found in the 7,000 piece collection of this great Chicago museum. Many for sale in the National Museum of Mexican Art's Gift Shop - send an email for more info to our link.

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