Fond Jorge Agostoni

Jorge Agostoni (Milan, 1939-Mexico City, 2015), architect, museologist and museographer, pioneered and promoted the professionalization of museography in Mexico, collaborated on dozens of museums including the National Anthropology Museum and received the Miguel Covarrubias award for the Museum of Mexican History in Monterrey (1996) and the National Museum of Art (2001).

In 1977 he established the studio Museográfica together with Iker Larrauri, the first in Mexico specialized in the planning, design and installation of museums and exhibitions. Larrauri and Agostoni won the “European Museum of the Year” award (1995) for the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. They were consultants to UNESCO for the planning of several museums in Egypt. The collection contains projects, curatorial guidelines, sketches, drawings, thematic investigations, photographs and designs produced by Museográfica and Jorge Agostoni Arquitectos.