Housed in the beautiful former Embassy of Mexico, the cultural center has a nice collection of Mexican artwork, and puts on frequent classical and other musical performances, as well as film screenings, lectures, and other events. The gallery, and many of the events are free, but those that aren't see hefty donations required for tickets.
2829 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Nearest Transit: Columbia Heights (Green Line & Yellow Line)
Mexican Cultural Center and Nearby Attractions on Map
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