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Fundación de Artistas

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Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
999-923-5905 http://www.fundaciondeartistas.org/

Fundación de Artistas is a nonprofit organization based in Merida. Opened in February 2015, the foundation was created with the vision to be the center for the arts in the Yucatán Peninsula, challenging the definition of art to promote the individuality of the artists.

The foundation provides a space for artistic souls of all disciplines to showcase their original artwork and increase knowledge and awareness of art through community-based education initiatives.

Hacienda Montaecristo and Coqui Coqui Artesanos Artesanos have made it possible for this space to be open to the public free of charge.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

January 2016

Concert series: Collins Lee & Montfort

Sat., January 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, happening 2 times

Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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$200

The Foundation's first set of concert series with world renowned musicians Christopher Collins Lee and Seth Montfort. Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.: Christopher Collins Lee & Seth Montfort Program: Telemann, Paganini, Chopin, Saint Saens, Massenet, Kreisler, Ponce & Montfort Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.:  Seth Montfort Program: Gottschalk, Debussy, Scott, Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue - The Urban Jungle) Lecuona, Nazareth, Villa-Lobos, Godowsky & Montfort with brief stories from Jungle Adventures, of the composers. Tickets: 200 MXN, sold at the door.

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April 2016

Opening reception: Daniel Lezama’s ‘Dispositivos’

Thu., April 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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About the artist: Daniel Lezama was born in Mexico in 1968. He studied Visual Arts at the Academy of San Carlos, UNAM, and began his career in 1995. Has been a fellow of Conaculta Fonca and repeatedly. In 2000 he won the Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennale. Since then he has made more than 20 solo exhibitions, among which The Prodigal Mother at the Museum of Mexico City in 2008. He has also participated in over 60 group exhibitions in Mexico…

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Seth Montfort piano concert

Sat., April 23, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, happening 2 times

Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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$150

Standards and a few surprises in a wide range of styles by the Boulder, Colo., native. Donation: 150 MXN - (Students: Donation of any amount)

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August 2016

Poetry reading in English, Spanish, Mayan

Fri., August 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
Free

Poetry Reading with poets Claire Joysmith, Fer de la Cruz, Lourdes Cabrera and Patricia Martínez.

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February 2017

Cosmovisiones: Ulrike Arnold and Victor Van Keuren

Fri., February 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
Free

Cosmovisiones, an exhibit by German artist Ulrike Arnold, opens today and runs until April 22, Earth Day, and the timing is most appropriate.

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April 2017

Follow the Sound at Fundación de Artistas

Wed., April 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until Sun., April 9, 2017

Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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Enjoy the lovely Fundacion de Artistas with music by Seth Montfort, who will play April 5-9. Music from Mozart to Beethoven to Schubert to Chopin to Latin American art music and dances to Gershwin, Villa-Lobos Jungle Virtuoso Masterworks and Ragtime from around the world to original compositions. "Feel free to wander in and out as I play from 10 hours of memorized repertoire, half from the New World!" says Seth, who is a pianist and founder of the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra,…

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October 2017

Terrence Jon at Fundación de Artistas

Thu., October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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Free

An opening reception for cULTUREgLU, a project by Terrence Jon, a Canadian contemporary artist active in painting, sculpture, installation, photography, poetry, video and music.

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December 2017

Bob Schalkwijk/Pim Schalkwijk: Territorios

Thu., December 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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Free

A photography exhibit, "Bob Schalkwijk/Pim Schalkwijk: Territorios," celebrates two long careers behind the lens.

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March 2018

Paloma Menéndez at Fundación de Artistas

Thu., March 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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A reception for an exhibition of landscapes by Paloma Menéndez.

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September 2018

Fundación de Artistas starts new season, celebrates 4th anniversary

Sun., September 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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Fundación de Artistas, whose arrival we hailed nearly four years ago, celebrates its anniversary Sunday, Sept. 23. 

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November 2018

Latitudes of Reverence by Mal de Mar

Sat., November 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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An opening reception for the Fundación de Artistas' latest exhibition, Latitudes of Reverence by Mal de Mar, is 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24.

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May 2019

Vanessa Beecroft at Fundación de Artistas

Thu., May 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Fundación de Artistas, Calle 55, x 62 y 64
Merida, Yucatán 97000 Mexico
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Performance artist Vanessa Beecroft's "Vanessa Mundo."

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