A cultural space dedicated to contemporary Mayan and Zoque art
Galería MUY is located in the center of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, a city with more than a thousand years of culture. Galería MUY is a cultural center for contemporary art by creators of Mayan and Zoque descent, using all media, from painting and photography to performance and public and relational art in the indigenous communities of Chiapas.
MUY includes exhibition halls, an experimental production workshop, a permanent collection, the MUY historical archives, a program of talks and other events, a residency program, and a physical and online store.
Galería MUY opened its doors in December 2014 and since then it has organized more than 30 exhibitions of Mayan and Zoque artists, in addition to serving as a link between them and several of the most important museums in the country and abroad, thanks to the sensitivity in the world for the cultures of resistance/resilience of indigenous peoples.
And, “MUY” what? – Muy in tsotsil is the root of the word that means pleasure.