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[Altar with Flowers and Refreshments]

[Altar with Flowers and Refreshments]

Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a woman leaning over to look at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a flat surface. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Against the wall behind the altar is a pink flowering plant. Black and white drawings hang from the wall.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Altar with Skull at Día de los Muertos Celebration]

[Altar with Skull at Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of an altar set up during the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The altar is decorated with orange paper flowers and colored banners. A large papier-mâché skull sits at the center of the altar. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Altars at Día de los Muertos Parade]

[Altars at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Altars at Parade in Honor of Día de los Muertos]

[Altars at Parade in Honor of Día de los Muertos]

Date: November 1, 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of altars at a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The space is set up like a graveyard. Each altar is contained within a square of colored fabric. Individuals walk around the space. In the foreground a man stands on a ladder as he decorates a metal frame with yellow tape. The photograph was taken at dusk in downtown Austin, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Ana Castillo at Book Signing]

[Ana Castillo at Book Signing]

Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of Latina poet Ana Castillo at a book signing. The signing was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on March 22nd, 2001. Castillo wears glasses, a yellow sleeveless blouse, and yellow trousers. She reads from her book "I Ask the Impossible."
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Announcements from Donors]

[Announcements from Donors]

Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of donors announcing gifts at the Luis Jiménez exhibit. Joe Long, Manuel Zuniga, Nilda de la Llata, and Scot Mitte each gave $100,000. They stand behind a podium and wear name tags.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Applying Skeleton Makeup]

[Applying Skeleton Makeup]

Date: November 2, 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of skeleton makeup being applied at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos celebration. A man, right, applies black makeup to a woman's face. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of Arlene Polite leading a workshop at an exhibition of Selections from the Permanent Collection. Students sit at tables. Polite leans over a table to demonstrate a technique while students look on.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

[Arlene Polite at Workshop]

Date: 2003
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of Arlene Polite leading a workshop at an exhibition of Selections from the Permanent Collection. Students sit at a table. Polite is leaning over the shoulder of a male student to demonstrate a technique.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Art Auction]

[Art Auction]

Date: December 3, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of an art auction held by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on December 3rd, 1999. The auction featured folk art, retablos, prints, and a Hispanic Leaders Talent Show. Colorful wooden sculptures are displayed on platforms in the foreground. Three women study the sculptures. The leftmost woman wears a white dress with a lace bodice; she points to the centermost sculpture with her right hand. The woman standing in the center wears a black dress and turquoise beads, gesturing also to the sculpture. The rightmost woman wears a purple dress and holds a glass in her left hand. Many people mill around in the background.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum