Another stand out museum was El Museo Rufino Tamayo, a public contemporary museum in the beautiful Chapultepec Park. Art aside, the design and architecture of these buildings are really something to behold. As stated on the Tamayo’s website, “Reinforced concrete with white marble stones together with glass and wood for the floors was mainly used in the construction of the building. Special attention was paid to the design of interior spaces, illuminated by natural and artificial light, creating different atmospheres that enhance the visitor's relationship with the works of art.” We especially loved the beams of natural light that moved as the day went on, creating different designs in real time.
Home to many modern works, this museum currently had on display a beautiful collections of authentic Mexican blankets, sombreros, ceramic foods, pottery, and room dedicated to colorful glowing lanterns. Definitely worth checking out!
We got so much more to share about our Mexico City inspo trip. Stay tuned!