IIt is an art museum, where expositions of many painters from latin america are on display . Galleries cover hundreds of years of old local and latin portraits, to religious art. For any tourist it can be highly interesting.
Small museum but has some fantastic collections of art. Both the temporary and permanent exhibitions are worth seeing. It's easy to miss the location of this museum- as you're looking up at that big blue monastery/church from the alley-like street, it is the building to the left.
The Museo del Pueblo is well situated near the main University building in central Guanajuato. Located in a colonial residence, the exhibits are spread over 3 floors. They have many temporary exhibits, and I highly recommend the Korean exhibit they have going on right now, October 2016.
The Museum of the People of Guanajuato exhibits and important permanent collection with representative Mexican art from 17th-19th centuries. It features works of Hermenegildo Bustos, a remarkable portrait painter for the precision in his drawings.
It certainly would help if you could speak & read Spanish...but many interesting artifacts that are self explanatory...as well we were given a sheet in English.. If it is raining outside..a great way to spend the day..
I enjoyed walking around this museum. It would have been nice to have somewhere to SIT while viewing the art. There is a video on the second floor with no seating. I believe the Sergio Hernandez exhibit is a temporary installation. None of the descriptions are in English. There are also some religious paintings.
We left the Diego Rivera Casa museum feeling a bit let down - long on nostalgia, short on art. We were so happy to enter the Pueblo, which featured really fantastic contemporary works by important Mexican artists, as well as a good sampling of 19th & 20th century art from the region. The curation is top notch, the rooms ample,... 更多
Each new museum reveals a different layer of history. This does a modest, but caring, survey of the history of Guanajuato. Along with the other museums, it contributes pieces of the city's story, but only pieces.