Mexico City Female-Led Art Tours

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Mexico City Female-Led Art Tours

from 165.00

Joining us on a group trip to Mexico City, or just visiting on your own? Take an art tour with local, female art historian Natalia Zerbato. Scroll down to read more about your tour options.

PRICING:
$165 (1 person)
$220 (2 people)
$250 (3 people)
$280 (4 people) 
$315 (5 people) 
$340 (6 people)

Included: All museum tickets and photo permissions // Pick up and drop off from your hotel in Mexico City
Not Included: Tips for your guide (though not mandatory)

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TOUR OPTIONS

TOUR 1 - Mexican Muralism 

Duration: 3 hours
Suggested time: 10am - 1pm
Days Available: Tuesday through Saturday 
Description: During this tour you will get a crash course in the Mexican muralism movement. This movement that started at the beginning of the 20th Century, and it was an artistic and government project to paint the walls of important buildings to tell the story of Mexico didactically. This movement started after the Mexican Revolution to display a new wave of nationalism after intense military conflict. You will visit the most important buildings filled with murals from Mexico’s most famous first-generation muralists: Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco. The highlight of this tour is visiting Diego Rivera’s murals at the National Palace, which depicts the history of Mexico & Diego’s vision for Mexico’s future. 
Places you’ll see: San Ildefonso College | National Palace (alternative if closed: building of the Secretary of Public Education) | Fine Arts Museum | Alameda Park | Mural Museum of Diego Rivera 


TOUR 2 - Modern Art in Mexico

Duration: 3 hours
Suggested time: 10am - 1pm
Days Available: Tuesday through Saturday 
Description: During this tour you will learn about the evolution of Mexican art from the 19th to 20th centuries. We will start at the Castle of Chapultepec to learn about its origin and see its collection of art and murals by Siqueiros and O’Gorman. At the Museum of Modern Art, we view their permanent collection featuring some of Mexico’s most prominent artists such as Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, etc. The tour will finish at the modern Tamayo Museum to discuss Rufino Tamayo’s works.
Places you’ll see: Chapultepec Castle | Museum of Modern Art | Tamayo Museum 


TOUR 3 - Frida Kahlo and Anahuacalli

Duration: 3 hours
Suggested time: 10:30 am - 1:30pm
Days Available: Tuesday through Saturday 
Description: During this tour we will visit the former house of Frida Kahlo, Casa Azul. The tour will begin with a leisurely conversation in Frida’s gardens where we will tell you the story of Frida’s life and discuss some of her most important works, as well as see her clothes. Next, we will visit the Anahuacalli Museum, an impressive building where Frida’s controversial and famous husband, Diego Rivera, planned to exhibit his collection of prehispanic sculptures. 
Places you’ll see: Casa Azul | Anahuacalli Museum


Recommendations for all tours: 

  • Please wear comfy walking shoes as you will be walking a lot! 

  • Please carry only a small purse as many museums will make you check larger bags

  • Please bring an umbrella or rain jacket if the weather calls for rain


MEET YOUR GUIDE

NATALIA ZERBATO

Although Natalia is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she has chosen Mexico as her home and place of research. Natalia has dedicated most of her adult life to studying the arts, fashion and the works of Frida Kahlo. In Mexico, she is broadening her education and studying Mexican art and the impacts it had in Mexican history. We partner with Natalia to lead special art tours in Mexico City.