charming brightly colored polychrome clay folk art relief of Divine Providence displayed in Museo de Arte Popular Mexico City

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Museo de Arte Popular The Museo de Arte Popular (Museum of Popular Art) is an institution dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Mexican handcrafts and folk art. Located in the historic center of Mexico City in a beautifully restored Art Deco building, the museum has a collection which includes textiles, pottery, glass, piñatas, alebrijes, furniture and much more. However, the museum best known as the sponsor of the yearly, Noche de Alebrijes (Night of the Alebrijes) parade in which the fantastical creatures are constructed on a monumental scale and then paraded from the main plaza or Zocalo to the Angel of Independence monument, competing for prizes.
Location: Museo de Arte Popular Art Museum, Centro Historico District, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico