The Mexican Museum Loans Famous “Alebrijes” to the New Cholula Regional Museum in Puebla, Mexico

Temporary exhibition from San Francisco museum honors inauguration of new museum in Mexico

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San Francisco, CA — Feb. 3, 2017 —The Mexican Museum, the premier museum of Mexican, Chicano, and Latin American art, culture, and heritage and an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, announces that the museum’s world-class collection of alebrijes is now on loan to the new Regional Museum of Cholula (Museo Regional de Cholula) in Puebla, Mexico. One of the most anticipated museums in Mexico, the Regional Museum of Cholula was inaugurated on January 23, 2017 by Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the outgoing governor of Puebla, Rafael Moreno Valle.

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