The CFMAB is a space created to promote the photographic image through exhibitions, workshops and conferences. Dedicated to one of the greatest exponents of 20th century Mexican photography, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, founded by Francisco Toledo on September 17, 1996, with the presence of photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo.

From its foundation until 2005, the CFMAB was located at 302 Murguía Street, on August 5, 2005 it was relocated to 116 M. Bravo Street, in the Historic Center of the City of Oaxaca.

Bravo Photography Center


As part of the commitment to promote photographic work and its dissemination, the CFMAB offers workshops that range from basic photographic technique to specialized workshops. Among the photographers who have led these activities are: Patricia Cerezo, Joan Fontcuberta, Allan Frame, Mary Ellen Mark, Alberto García-Alix, Dona Ferrato, Charles Harbutt and Joan Liftin, among others.

In addition, the CFMAB has created different educational programs to promote research, curation, image analysis, creation of new audiences and photographic training in communities.

Bravo Photography Center

Among the services offered by the Photographic Center, its Library specialized in photography and visual culture stands out, which has more than three thousand copies. Open to the public, aimed at students, researchers and photographers.

Bravo Photography Center

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