Staying at home doesn’t always mean being bored or having idle activities. On the contrary, we can take advantage of this time to do things that enrich us or at least encourage us a little. Museums have always been great options to learn and have a pleasant time; thanks to several digital platforms now you can visit them from the comfort of your home. These are our 3 recommendations, we hope you enjoy them all.
La Casa Azul – Frida Kahlo
Frida is not only the most renowned Latin American artist in the world, she is undoubtedly an emblem of Mexican culture. La Casa Azul is the place where Frida was born and died. When you see this place you can see the relationship between her work and her home, which was made a museum in 1958, four years after the artist passed away. The beautiful house located in the neighborhood of Coyoacan contains some of her best-known works as well as personal clothing and accessories from her daily life. The museum is one of the most frequented in Mexico City, so visiting it virtually is one more of the advantages that the digital world is offering us.
Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo is the name of this space that within its 14 rooms gathers hundreds of representative works of the various artistic trends that emerged in Mexico from the second half of the 20th century to the present. Find photographs, installations, serigraphs, oils and videos of artists who during this period of time have generated extremely important creations for the world. In addition to the artistic content, the museum itself is a fascinating architectural work, so visiting each one of its spaces, even through screens, will be pleasant for all those who value and enjoy creativity.
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Palacio de Bellas Artes is one of the most spectacular and imposing architectural works that you will ever see. The masterpiece led by the Italian architect Adamo Boari and later by his student Federico Mariscal was inaugurated in 1934, mixing Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. The virtual tour of this magnificent temple allows you to literally see every corner up close; from murals, dozens of rooms full of artistic works, terraces and views, to details of its structure and materials, making it fascinating for anyone who appreciates architecture. Do not forget to stop by the National Theater room, which will captivate you with its beauty and elegance.