San Miguel is home to a great number of artists working in both contemporary fine art and the tradition craft that has been such a part of San Miguel de Allende since its conception.
The city is home to some wonderful galleries most in the city center but some in Fabrica La Aurora, a high-end design complex on the northern end of town. Many artists have studios in Fabrica La Aurora and open up to the public on Thursdays.
Bellas Artes, Officially known as Cultural Center Nigromante is a Mexican national art institute and offers classes in painting, drawing, sculpture, music, dance, photography, It is known for its large mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros, celebrated Mexican painter, and also houses two art galleries.
Foto Guanajuato, A photo festival in early June that includes photo exhibits, lectures and portfolio reviews. Events divided among San Miguel, Guanajuato and Leon.