• NHCC Tours

    Join us for a guided tour of the Visual Arts Museum or explore the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco in our Torreón.


Mundos de Mestizaje fresco in our Torreón

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is offering a guided tour of the Mundos de Mestizaje fresco created by artist Frederico Vigil. Tours of the fresco are offered Thursdays and Fridays at 11am. Located in the Torreón on the NHCC Campus, Mundos de Mestizaje depicts thousands of years of Hispanic culture, history, and identity.

Admission for the tour is $2 and tickets are available for advance purchase below. Tickets can also be purchased in the New Mexico Mutual Welcome Center, depending on availability. Capacity for each tour is limited.

Public Tours

Museum and Torreón Educational Tours

We are inviting groups to schedule a tour of the NHCC Torreón and the Visual Arts Museum that is designed for their group needs and includes a docent guide. There is no charge to students for an educational visit to the museum; a tour of the Torreón is $2 for each participant, including all chaperones.

Tickets for tours with 10 or more people from a school or community organization can include visits to the Torreón, NHCC Museum, or both. Tours are available Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to noon and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Reservations for group tours must be made no less than 2 full weeks in advance.

Requests for eating areas before or after your tour are subject to availability and are not guaranteed. Please let us know if you will need a Spanish interpreter for your guided tour.

If you need payment options or if you would like information about the museum and its current exhibitions please call: 505-724-4771 or email: david.rivera1@state.nm.us

NHCC Learning

For a more immersive educational experience, explore Mundos de Mestizaje Curriculum on NHCC Learning. On this page, you will find lesson plans, activities, an image guide, and the link to a virtual tour of the fresco!

NHCC Learning houses lesson plans, activities, and other educational resources for a range of subjects—all created by staff ​and volunteers at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Explore using the button below!

NHCC Learning

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center presents exhibitions, lectures, book readings, performing arts and educational programing that are meaningful to the local community.