[Postcard: Let the Kiss Free!]

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Postcard advertising for two exhibitions at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The first exhibition, Kisses, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on March 10th, 1990. The second exhibition, Erotic Art, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on February 23rd, 1990. The front of the postcard depicts a series of "kiss marks," all but two of which are trapped behind bars. The text reads "Let the kiss free!"

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[2] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.) 1990-02-14/1990-03-10.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexic-Arte Museum features its collection of photographs, catalogs and ephemera documenting the Museum's many activities since its opening in 1984. The Mexic-Arte Museum is well-known for its longest-running Day of the Dead Festival, showcasing Latino/Tejano artists, entertainment, and educational programs in the heart of downtown Austin.

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Description

Postcard advertising for two exhibitions at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The first exhibition, Kisses, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on March 10th, 1990. The second exhibition, Erotic Art, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on February 23rd, 1990. The front of the postcard depicts a series of "kiss marks," all but two of which are trapped behind bars. The text reads "Let the kiss free!"

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[2] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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  • Kisses Exhibition, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 1990

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 1990-02-14/1990-03-10

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  • February 14, 1990 - March 10, 1990

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  • April 10, 2013, 5:42 a.m.

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.). [Postcard: Let the Kiss Free!], postcard, 1990-02-14/1990-03-10; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304044/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.