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Pueblo de Jalisco Collection

The Pueblo de Jalisco Collection has its origin over half a century ago, when in 1964, Jalisco’s governor, Juan Gil Preciado, commissions Carmen Marín to conform a local modern art collection. The art pieces, first housed in Casa de las Artesanías [House of Crafts], were moved to Casa de la Cultura [House of Culture], and […]
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Mathias Goeritz Collection

Mathias Goeritz’ work arrived to the museum in 1994 as a donation of his last partner, the journalist Ana Cecilia Treviño. The collection —the vastest of this creator— is formed by 240 pieces among sculpture, painting, drawing and serigraphy, besides Goeritz’s personal archive with almost over a thousand exchanged letters with artists, critics, and agents […]
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José Clemente Orozco Collection

When Museo Cabañas was founded, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes [National Institute of Fine Arts] provided these premises, under a contract of loan and restitution, with an important collection of drawing, graphics, and pyroxylin of the muralist José Clemente Orozco, native to Jalisco. One of its kind, by comprising from beginning to end his […]
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Cabañas Collection

This collection is formed by a heterodox set of pieces going from the colonial period until today. It has been built from donations, legacies of other public collections of the State of Jalisco, and through visual arts contests and scholarships. As a whole, this collection is made up of 178 pieces among painting, drawing, engraving, […]
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Popular Arts Collection

Popular artwork guarded in Museo Cabañas consists in two collections: the first, Roberto Montenegro Collection, pertains to the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and is being loaned to Museo Cabañas since 2005, and the second, Colección de Artes Populares [Popular Arts Collection], has belonged to the museum since 1983. Roberto Montenegro Collection, with a little […]
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