Past Cultural Exchanges

Mexican naval training ship ‘Durango’ in Sydney, midshipman sightseeing around Sydney, 1969.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


The Hon Luis Echeverría, then Mexican Ambassador to Australia and former President of Mexico, presents Aztec Calendar replica as a gift to the ANU, Canberra, 1979.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Indigenous Australian artist Thancoupie in Mexico City, 1983.

From left: Mr Javier Barros Valero, Director of the National Institute of Fine Arts; Ms Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher James, Australian Indigenous artist; Ms Dra Luz Del Amo, Director of Cultural Activities, Mexican Foreign Ministry; and HE Mr John McCarthy, Australian Ambassador to Mexico.

Credit: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Mexican naval training ship ‘Durango’ in Sydney, midshipman sightseeing around Sydney, 1969.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Display of Mexican archeological objects at the sixth Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Art Gallery of South Australia, 1970.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Display of Mexican archeological objects at the sixth Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Art Gallery of South Australia, 1970.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Display of Mexican archeological objects at the sixth Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Art Gallery of South Australia, 1970.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Construction of the Mexican Embassy in Canberra, 1983.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Last Updated: 8 September 2016