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Centro Cultural Nestor Agundez Martinez
Casa de Cultura - Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

The Profesor Nestor Agundez Martinez Centro Cultural (also called the Casa de Cultura) located two blocks up Benito Juarez from the Hotel California has a historical library, gallery, ongoing cultural activities, workshops and a museum of local history and anthropology. This large brick was a former elementary school and contains faded murals from the mid-twentieth century.

centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico

Here one can view artifacts from the indigenous people through the colonial and revolutionary times. La Coronela (the lady colonel) – was a local women revolutionary hero whose aged portrait appears here. A bar (she was a drinker), and hotel restaurant are named after her. Art demonstrations and exhibitions are held here during the annual art festival.

ancient tree at the centro cultural, todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico

A converted school, the red brick 21st Century Cultural Center houses the museum, regional art, historic photographs and public library. If you're at all curious about this town, founded by Jesuits in the 1730's and steeped in history, pay a visit. Director Nestor Agundez will proudly show you around, in Spanish of course. Take note of the provocative, Socialist-inspired murals, painted by students in 1933.

old murals at centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico

old murals at centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico


centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
old murals at centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
ancient tree at the centro cultural, todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
ancient tree at the centro cultural, todos santos, baja california sur, mexico

old murals at centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico
old murals at centro cultural - culture center - todos santos, baja california sur, mexico

Centro Cultural Nestor Agundez Martinez
Calle Benito Juárez, two blocks from the Hotel California, Colonia Centro
Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, CP 23305 Mexico



Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico - Last Revision - 27 January 2008 - jat