The National Museum of Mexican Art will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observation of Juneteenth. 

Carlos Cortéz 100 AÑOS: Opening Centennial Reception

August 13, 2023, 2:00 pm National Museum of Mexican Art
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(Detail) Cortéz in front of his mural, Prevent WWIII, on 18th Street, 1980, gelatin silver print. NMMA Permanent Collection, 2005.967. Gift from the Carlos Cortéz Estate

Join us on Sunday, August 13 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm as we inaugurate the exhibition and celebrate the centennial of one of our community's most beloved artists, Carlos Cortéz Koyokuikatl (1923-2005). The opening day reception will include poetry readings, a new print portfolio, a new publication of Cortéz's poems, and birthday cake!

This event is free, however registration is encouraged to help us plan accordingly.