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Artist Studio Tour 2018

A self-guided tour featuring 35 artists in 28 studios in Mérida Centro.

‘Mérida in 5 Days’ artists to sell a week’s work at...

A group of up to 12 watercolor artists will gather for a week of plein air painting in various locations.

Mural replaces graffiti on city street corner

The muralist Alonso "Tozko" Maza, director of the Karme Korp gallery in Santa Lucia, has gone several blocks to the south to create his latest work.

City allocates funds to local artists following dustup over pop star...

Local artists shared a 3 million peso fund today after winning the 2017 Call for Culture and Development.

McClatchie Andrews murder case presented to 3-judge panel

Oral arguments have begun against a driver accused of killing a well-known Canadian expat more than a year ago.

Artist Viviana Hinojosa renders a world of whimsical animals

In her art studio, Viviana Hinojosa enjoys the company of her seven cats while she paints whimsical portraits of their natural enemies: birds.

Dzityá’s huge and colorful Tunich Fair returns for 16th year

Once again the Tunich Fair brings its culinary and artistic traditions in a small village north of Mérida.

Artist George Samuelson, 1957-2017

George Samuelson, an artist who was part of the TAKTO Design Group, died Wednesday in an accident in his workshop. 

Mother-daughter exhibit speaks for abused girls

The exhibit Silent Prey opens Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the City Museum of Mérida with a silent auction to benefit Fundación BAI.

Police detain suspect in photographer’s death

A driver hired to bring Barbara McClatchie Andrews home in the final leg of an extensive trip north has been arrested in her strangulation death.

All that Barbara McClatchie Andrews has left behind

Barbara McClatchie Andrews's death is so far a mystery, but the artist left a digital trail of breadcrumbs.

Fundraiser art show for artist Hortensia Bueno

A special art exhibit at SoHo Galleries will benefit one of their artists, who is battling cancer.

Art up the stairs

Adrián Bastarachea puts the finishing touches on his mural at at Galeria Eskalera in Mérida. The artist's show opens with a reception on Friday.

2016 Artist Studio Tour

The Artist Studio Tour is now in its fourth year, opening to the public 20 private creative spaces in the Centro or just beyond. This unique self-guided...

Birds lead the way to Cúpula debut

Those mysterious stenciled birds have now revealed their purpose. They have been teasing the formation of the Centro Cultural la Cúpula, which debuts to the public on Thursday, Dec. 16.

Eskalera celebrates water’s calming ‘voice’

The way that water flows, moves and responds to light and shadow inspired Markéta Loman Vogelová's first solo show in Mérida, at Galería La Eskalera.

Fundación de Artistas benefit gala coming

The people behind the beautiful new gallery in Santa Lucia are holding a benefit gala to support their art programs.

Hidalgo Park artists itching to expand

Every Thursday, the Hidalgo Park Collective sets up shop, offering their beautiful artworks in the open air. To them, it's just the beginning.

A night for the art galleries

Mercado de Arte, La Pantera Negra, Calle Estampa and Galería Mérida are participating today in the Noche de Galerías program.

Final week for photo show on the Paseo

This is the final week to enjoy photos from school F2 Estación Visual, along the Paseo de Montejo at Calle 39, in front of the Municipal Archive.

European exhibit set for local painter

The acclaimed painter Benjamín Ramírez Cervantes is headed to Malaga, Spain, where 22 of his works will be in an exhibit for three months.

Juan Pablo Bavio’s soulful airport exhibit

Argentine painter Juan Pablo Bavio presents a 12-piece exhibit, "Wrinkles of the Soul," which will be exhibited for a month at the Mérida airport.

MEL Artist Studio Tour

The third annual Mérida Artist Studio Tour Saturday, unique and self-guided, reveals local artists' private spaces to the public. Many of the 25 artists on the tour are...

Art projects receive municipal funding

Sixteen art projects received between 20,000 and 100,000 pesos from the Municipal Fund for Visual Arts 2015, culture director Irving Berlin Villafaña said.