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Museo de la Acuarela

Museo de la Acuarela
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The Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolour Museum is the first museum in the world devoted specifically to watercolour painting. It is located in Coyoacán, Mexico City, in an old house donated by the city's government. It was founded and run by the artist Alfredo Guati Rojo from the museum's beginnings in 1964 until his death in 2003. The museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting painting with watercolours in Mexico and throughout the world. It has a permanent collection of three hundred works (donated by the museum's founder and his wife) and offers watercolour painting and drawing classes. Each year it organises a National Watercolour Award and hosts temporary exhibits in the museum and elsewhere in the world.