Every year, since 1977, on May 18, the International Museum Day is celebrated all over the world. To commemorate this celebration, Queretaro will hold the Night of Museums for the third consecutive year, in 17 different venues within the first square of the Centro area; art galleries and cultural centers will offer free activities during this day.
“The objective is to attract the population and visitors to the different cultural centers that offer different options, some of them, specifically created for this event” announced the Coordination of International Affairs of the Municipality of Querétaro through a statement.
On this occasion, the participating museums will be the Libertad Gallery, Diegorose Gallery, Bichos Museum, Queretaro Regional Museum, Zacatecana House Museum, Rosario Sanchez de Lozada Municipal Gallery, Sacred Art Museum, Casa Del Faldon Cultural Center, Queretaro Art Museum, Museum Santiago Carbonell, Rosalío Solano Cineteca, MUCAL Calendar Museum, Conspirators Museum, Bernardo Quintana Art Center, Foucault Pendulum Science Museum and the Carol Rolland Foundation.
The program features 22 activities that will be carried out in addition to the opening of the temporary and permanent artistic exhibitions in different spaces.
Workshops on science and artistic techniques, book presentations, dialogue tables, electronic and folkloric music concerts, theatrical plays, musicals, a bicycle ride and painting exhibitions will all be part of this magnificent event.
There will be a special tribute to Mexican Architect Teodoro González de León.
All activities and tours are free and will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.