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San Luis Potosí in Municipality of San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
 

Museum of Masks

 
 
Museum of Masks Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
1. Museum of Masks Marker
Inscription.  

Museo de la Máscara
El Museo de la Máscara de San Luis es uno de los mejores del país debido a su gran colección de más de un millar de máscaras, entre las que se encuentran ejemplares procedentes de casi todo el país. Encontramos máscaras ceremoniales y conmemorativas. Complementan la exhibición trajes de danzas y una sencilla colección de máscaras asiáticas, principalmente procedentes de la India.

El museo se encuentra en el antiguo Palacio Martí que data de finales del siglo XIX. Este espacio resguarda la magia, tradición, ritos y la fantasía del ingenio popular a través de su colección de máscaras.

English:
Museum of Masks
The Museum of Masks of San Luis is one of the best of the country thanks to its large collection of more than a thousand masks, among which can be found examples coming from almost the entire country. There are ceremonial masks, and commemorative ones. Costumes of dances and a simple collection of Asian masks, mainly from India, complement the exhibition.

The museum is in the old Martí Palace which dates back to the end of the 19th century. This
An additional nearby Plaza del Carmen marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
2. An additional nearby Plaza del Carmen marker
This additional marker describes the creation of the nearby plaza in 1973. It reads:

Plaza del Carmen
Esta fachada y la plaza fueron construidas con fondos del gobierno del estado, administrados por un patronato constituiod por los señores: Francisco Ortuño, Lic. Luis Mancilla Rivera, Felix R. Andres, Leonardo V. Hopper, Luis Falcon Piza y Antonio Herran.
Fue inaugurada por el Sr. Lic. Antonio Rocha
Gobernador Constitucional del Estado
El 25 de agosto de 1973.
Construyeron canteros potosinos, arquitectos Francisco Javier Cossio, Marco Antonio Garfias, Ignacio Algara y el escultor Joaquín Arias.
space safeguards the magic, tradition, rites and fantasy of folk inventiveness through its collection of masks.
 
Location. 22° 9.052′ N, 100° 58.443′ W. Marker is in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, in Municipality of San Luis Potosí. Marker is on Vicente Guerrero just east of Mariano Escobedo, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Teatro de la Paz (within shouting distance of this marker); Viceregal Art Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of Carmen and Ex-Convent of the Barefoot Carmelite Religious Order (within shouting distance of this marker); San Agustin Temple (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple and Ex-Convent of San Agustín (about 120 meters away); San Agustín Temple (about 120 meters away); Española Bookstore (about 150 meters away); Pitman House (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
 
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Museum of Masks and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2019
3. Museum of Masks and Marker
The marker is on the left side of the near corner of the museum. Note the additional marker to the right along the building's facade.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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