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The Dresden Codex, the great Maya book of the stars

The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book believed to be the oldest surviving book written in the Americas, dating to the 11th or 12th century.

Enamora Mérida, one woman’s vision and the power of positivity

Enamora Mérida began as an idea by Montserrat Pastrana to cheer up the city and offer up a little hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mérida’s most powerful art collection turns 50

The work of Yucatán's most celebrated muralist, Fernando Castro Pacheco (1918-2013), housed in Mérida's Palacio de Gobierno, turned 50 on Independence Day.

Valladolid’s new MUREM museum honors Mexico’s ethnic clothing

For Tey Mariana Stiteler, the museum’s Director, MUREM is a project born from her love of Mexican culture and design.

New exhibit celebrates Mexico’s comic book pioneers

The exhibit, which organizers describe as a tribute, coincides with the 150th anniversary of the birth of pioneering illustrator and lithographer, Juan Bautista Urrutia.

Bonampak: Mérida’s newest hot spot is a feast for the eyes

Mérida’s most Instagram-worthy bar has opened its doors after filling its walls with color.

Décima Taller: Workshop threading memories in Mérida

Décima is a Yucatecan brand creating artworks from thread. Through an algorithm, they translate digitized portraits into a series of lines which then serve as a basic template.

Japanese artists debuts new mural in Izamal

Japanese artist Shinzaburo Takeda unveiled his most recent mural in Izamal at the Cecidhy Research Institute.

Great moments in Yucatán’s film history: The early years

Mérida may be far away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but Yucatán has its own storied history when it comes...

10 fantastic Mexican female artists who are not Frida Kahlo

Mexican women have long excelled in the art world both at home and abroad. But there is...

La Cupula exhibit tour with artist Samantha Michell

Artist Samantha Michell leads an intimate tour of her show, "Perniciem," in English and in Spanish, at La Cupula.

Sentirnos Vivas: Art show at Lagala

Sentirnos Vivas, or Feel Alive, highlights the work of three artists.

Friends and family rally for heart attack victim facing huge hospital...

A GoFundMe page gets him halfway there; artists donate work for fundraiser to raise even more money for an American facing huge medical bills.

Famous artist’s mural remains buried at Yucatan art school

The mural space belongs to all students, ESAY leader says; others feel an important mural is being suppressed

Grasping Mexico’s beautiful and bewildering street art

These are images that I could never imagine to find in the Netherlands, let alone in Dutch restaurants.

Mosaic at Mariachi festival sets Guinness world record

At the Encuentro Internacional del Mariachi, a Guinness record was set for something other than music.

This rare, enduring blue was invented by the Maya

Pigments developed by early Maya made some of the Americas' great Baroque paintings possible, and have allowed their colors to endure for centuries.

Ricardo Martínez de Hoyos’ late-career paintings exhibited at Casa Montejo

Bringing together 19 works created in the last decades his life, "Ricardo Martínez and the Human Figure" is now on view at the Museo Casa Montejo.

‘Mérida in 5 Days’ artists to sell a week’s work at...

A group of up to 12 watercolor artists will gather for a week of plein air painting in various locations.

At SoHo Galleries, ‘Art with Heart’ benefits kids in shelters

The gallery teams up with Yucatán Giving Outreach to help its Art with Heart Program expand to more shelters.

ArtLINK Fest at Local 59

Art festival comes to the Santiago neighborhood.

Mural replaces graffiti on city street corner

The muralist Alonso "Tozko" Maza, director of the Karme Korp gallery in Santa Lucia, has gone several blocks to the south to create his latest work.

Artistic umbrellas above the Pasaje de la Revolución

An urban art initiative has brightened the walkway between the Cathedral and the Macay museum with 850 opened, upright umbrellas suspended from above. 

Five days of painting for a one-day art gallery

A group of watercolor painters will be painting together around Mérida for the next five days, and sell their works on Saturday.