Franz Mayer Museum Opens New Exhibition Hall
By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF
The Franz Meyer Museum, in downtown Mexico City, on Monday, Feb. 28, opened a entirely new permanent exhibit hall with a collection of medieval through contemporary engravings and paintings.
The exhibition hall currently contains 56 original works by outstanding international and Mexican artists, including Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Juan Correa, José de Ribera “el Españoleto” Diego Rivera and Joaquín Sorolla.
All of the works are part of the collection begun by the museum’s founder, Franz Mayer in 1935.
Over the course of the year, the hall will present other works from the museum’s permanent collection.
The Franz Mayer Museum is located at Avenida Hidalgo 34 in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico.
It is open Tuesday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a nominal admission fee.