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National Museum of Mexican Art
National Museum of Mexican Art

National Museum Of Mexican Art Will Be Open Late Thursday, Giving More Visitors A Chance To See Día De Los Muertos Exhibit

The National Museum of Mexican Art is staying open until 8 p.m Thursday and hosting a special Día De Los Muertos art activity.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo, Boy Killed By Chicago Cop, Remembered By National Museum Of Mexican Art

The museum's Dia de los Muertos ofrenda for Toledo features Legos, Cheetos and Cubs gear: "It really shows he was just a kid."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum Of Mexican Art Dedicates Plaza To City’s First Latino Committeeman, Ray Castro: ‘He Stood For Justice’

Castro, a veteran who died in 2005, is remembered for organizing sports programs for South Chicago youth and fundraising for a monument honoring 12 fallen soldiers, among other contributions.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum Of Mexican Art Seeks Photos To Honor Loved Ones Who Died From COVID-19

The museum's Dia de los Muertos ofrenda will be a tribute to people in the United States and Mexico who died from coronavirus.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum Of Mexican Art Gets Record $8 Million Donation From Billionaire MacKenzie Scott

UIC also got a $40 million donation from Scott for first-generation and low-income students.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum Of Mexican Art Set To Welcome Guests Again July 1

The museum closed in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now it's reopening with safety protocols.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum Of Mexican Art’s Virtual Workshops Help Older People Find Community During Isolating Winter

From drawing to folkloric dance classes, the museum is creating virtual opportunities to connect with older people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Howard Brown Offering Free Coronavirus Testing At National Museum Of Mexican Art In Pilsen

Coronavirus testing is available 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. It's free, no appointment is needed and you can get tested regardless of immigration status.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Museum of Mexican Art Lands $3.5 Million Grant To Survive Coronavirus

The museum was forced to close to the public because of the pandemic. The grant is the largest the Pilsen museum has ever received, leaders said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop