covid-19 new health protocols

COVID-19 Health Protocols at Mexic-Arte Museum

We require the protocols below, which apply to the Museum Galleries and the Store to help protect the health, and safety of all employees, volunteers and the public.  Mexic-Arte Museum will operate at a 75% of the total occupancy until further notice. Thank you.

Admission to Museum Galleries:

  • Face coverings are encouraged but not required. We do however recommend the following: 
    • Fully vaccinated visitors: Masks are optional, continue to practice hand washing and other hygiene practices
    • Partially vaccinated visitors: Take prevention measures: wear a mask, wash your hands and social distance following CDC guidelines 
  • No face covering required for: 
    • Children under 10 years old 
    • People with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from using face coverings
  • Disposable masks are available for $1 donation.
  • Credit or debit cards, Google and Apple Pay only; cash will be accepted starting July 1st

Keeping Everyone Safe:

  • New procedures include enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces throughout the day; hand-sanitizer unit stationed in front.
  • Visible cleaning will be done throughout the day.
  • Signage about appropriate distancing and sanitation behavior is posted. 
  • Social distancing of six feet is required; parties may remain together; children must stay with adults at all times.
  • Social-distancing markers are in place at the designated visitor entrance and elsewhere.
  • One-way flow signage through the Store is placed to facilitate distancing.   
  • Large bags (more than 11×15 inches) are not permitted; soft front-facing carriers and strollers are allowed.


  • Group tours including on Sundays will be limited to small groups.

Museum Store:

  • Credit or debit cards only; cash will be accepted starting July 1st
  • Acrylic panels are installed in front of the Store cashier station
  • Only a set number of customers are allowed at one time in the Store.

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