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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Carmen Masip Echazarreta

 
 
Carmen Masip Echazarreta Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
1. Carmen Masip Echazarreta Marker
Inscription.
Carmen Masip Echazarreta
Logroño, España 1927-San Miguel de Allende 2004

Incansable promotora cultural y defensora del patrimonio histórico de esta ciudad 1954-2004
Directora del Centro Cultural El Nigromante 1972-2002

Fundadora y Presidenta del Festival de Música de Cámara
1978-2004

Medalla de Oro I.N.B.A. 1997

English translation:
Carmen Masip Echazarreta
Logroño, Spain 1927 - San Miguel de Allende 2004

Tireless cultural promoter and defender of the historical heritage of this city, 1954-2004

Director of El Nigromante Cultural Center, 1972-2002

Founder and President of the Chamber Music Festival, 1978-2004

INBA (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes or The National Institute of Fine Arts) Gold Medal Winner 1997

 
Location. 20° 54.894′ N, 100° 44.718′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Dr. Ignacio Hernández just north of Calle Canal, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Remains of the Insurgents (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of the Most Pure Conception (within shouting distance of this
Carmen Masip Echazarreta Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
2. Carmen Masip Echazarreta Marker
The marker and bust are seen here to the left in this view, outside of the Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramírez "El Nigromante". The cultural center is a branch of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Institute of the Fine Arts) of Mexico.
marker); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Juan Umarán (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); María del Refugio Aguilar y Torres (about 120 meters away); Narciso María Loreto de la Canal (about 120 meters away); The Heroes' Bridge (about 150 meters away); First Independent Municipality of Mexico (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public Work
 
"Las Lavanderas" mural by Eleanor Cohen, 1941. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
3. "Las Lavanderas" mural by Eleanor Cohen, 1941.
The cultural center is famous for its multiple murals, which date from its use as a school of the arts during the late 1930s to the 1940s.
"El Fanatismo del Pueblo" or "The Fanaticism of the People" by Pedro Martínez, 1939. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
4. "El Fanatismo del Pueblo" or "The Fanaticism of the People" by Pedro Martínez, 1939.
This mural is also known as "La Caza del Vampiro" or "Hunting the Vampire".
The "El Nigromante" Cultural Center interior image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
5. The "El Nigromante" Cultural Center interior
Nearby sculpture of a bull by David Kestenbaum image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
6. Nearby sculpture of a bull by David Kestenbaum
The sculpture's marker reads "David Kestenbaum, escultor sanmiguelense, 1965-2013" (David Kestenbaum, San Miguel sculptor, 1965-2013).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   6. submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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