Arquetopia is especially grateful to the following premier organizations and spaces for the production and showcasing of its resident artists' work. Click on each image below to learn more about each partner in Arquetopia's collaborative network.
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(Distinguished Autonomous University of Puebla)
One of the oldest and largest universities in the Americas, BUAP was founded on 15 April 1587 as Colegio del Espíritu Santo. The school was sponsored by the Society of Jesus during most of the Spanish colonial era before changing to a public college in 1825 and eventually a public university in 1937.
(La Colonial Talavera Factory Studio and Showroom, Puebla)
The La Colonial Talavera Factory Studio and Showroom has been a prominent producer of finest-quality, certified Talavera ceramics in Puebla's central historic district since 1959. In addition to traditional and contemporary ceramics, La Colonial offers fine silver handmade jewelry and locally made artisanal foods, sweets, and wines.
(Juan Crisóstomo Méndez Photographic Library, Puebla)
Comprised of 15 collections with a total of 230,000 photographic images, the Fototeca was established in 1985 with a collection of photos by Juan Crisóstomo Méndez and opened to the public in 2010 with a new space including galleries, labs, and a research center. This photographic center has not only the goal to promote photographic production of Mexico but to offer diverse education opportunities for a wide range of audiences.
(GARCO Art Gallery and Art Consulting, Puebla)
Specializing in contemporary art, modern art, and antiques, GARCO's main goal is the dissemination of art and culture by offering original artworks at affordable prices. GARCO hosts formal exhibitions and openings of local and international artists, encouraging young collectors and making art more accessible.
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(Moyuelo: Cemitas and Puebla Cuisine)
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(Museum of Art of the Former Convent of Saint Monica, Puebla)
The Former Convent of Saint Monica is one of Mexico's most prominent religious and colonial art museums. Its collections were formed in the 1930s with artwork from the 16th through 17th centuries including some of the greatest artists of the New Spain such as Juan Correa, Miguel Cabrera, Miguel Jerónimo de Zendejas, and Lorenzo Zendejas, among others. The museum also records monastic life in different periods of history, from everyday life to religious rituals.
(Imagine Interactive Children's Museum, Puebla)
Imagina Museum is an interactive space that promotes respect for nature through understanding science, technology and ecology. Designed for children, the museum is divided into several areas where playing is the main approach to learning. In recent years, the museum has expanded for contemporary artists to use it as a platform for dialogue and interaction with children.
(National Railway Museum, Puebla)
The National Railway Museum was created in 1988 to preserve, study and promote the railway heritage of Mexico through diverse cultural, recreational, academic, and education activities. The museum's collections include the most important valuables from the Mexican railway system since 1850.
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(Erasto Cortés Printmaking Museum and Studio, Puebla)
MUTEC belongs to the Council of Culture and Arts of the State of Puebla. Inaugurated on August 31, 2000 to preserve and promote a collection of 906 art prints from Erasto Cortés and other renowned Mexican and international artists, MUTEC has several gallery spaces showcasing the permanent collection and temporary exhibits; and a fully furnished printmaking studio including intaglio printing, lithography, woodcut and linoleum cut.
(Textile Museum of Oaxaca)
The Textile Museum of Oaxaca presents a wide variety of exhibits showcasing the common threads that run through textiles from around the world, with an emphasis on weaving within the Mexican arts tradition. Of the many colonial-era museum renovations, this museum is one of Mexico's most prestigious. The elegant collection of global weaving traditions is world-class.

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Arquetopia is a self-sustaining, Mexican official nonprofit foundation that is strictly unaffiliated with any political, religious, or war industrial / weapon-building entities. Your fully tax-deductible donation will help us continue to develop our unique arts programs and contribute to positive social change.

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