A research centre dedicated to the study of Surrealism, a cultural and artistic movement that left an imprint in Mexico. Its activities include a yearly symposium, talks and publications.
The museum houses a library and an archive specialised in surrealism and Leonora Carrington. Items are only available in the reading room. Registration to use the library is free.
The museum hosts a yearly symposium on surrealism, entitled Encuentro Internacional de Estudios Surrealistas (EIES 2020). The symposium features talks by researches and artists interested in surrealism.
Previous speakers: Matthew Witkovsky, Annie Le Brun, Evelyn Grossman, Fabienne Bradu, Mauricio Montiel, Jaime Moreno Villarreal, Carole Aurouet, Rafael Vargas, María Virginia Jaua, Petronella Zetterlund, Vesta Mónica Herrerías, Eduardo Milán, Elodie Vaudry, José Gordon, Ale Ariza and Luis Cabrera.
Dates for the 2021 symposium will be confirmed ASAP.