The María and Héctor García Foundation is dedicated to maintaining and administering the considerable photographic archive of María and Héctor García. Opened in October 2008, the foundation makes the archive open to scholars and runs a gallery of the work of guest artists in the same facility.
The archive includes a permanent exhibition of images, objects, and documents. This includes 1.6 million images captured on 30,000 rolls of film. The collection documents and highlights social and political tensions in Mexico especially during the the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Héctor García’s relationships with personalities in the cultural life of the country are also featured as are travels through multiple countries.
The María and Héctor García Foundation is about 8-minutes walk from Metro Nativitas.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.