[Día de los Muertos Exhibition]

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Photograph of the Día de los Muertos exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on October 30th, 1999. Patrons mill around the exhibit. Many wear costumes and masks. Several carry beverages. Colorful platforms on the left are decorated with yellow and orange garlands. Black and white paintings are hung on one wall; colorful paintings are hung on the farthest wall, which is green.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.) October 30, 1999.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

Since its inception in 1984, the Mexic-Arte Museum has been a pioneer institution in the museum field as one of the few Mexican and Mexican-American Art museums in the United States. The museum contributes to Latino cultural enrichment and works to improve the quality of life through innovative exhibitions and educational programming.

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Photograph of the Día de los Muertos exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on October 30th, 1999. Patrons mill around the exhibit. Many wear costumes and masks. Several carry beverages. Colorful platforms on the left are decorated with yellow and orange garlands. Black and white paintings are hung on one wall; colorful paintings are hung on the farthest wall, which is green.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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  • Día de los Muertos, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, October 1999

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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 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • October 30, 1999

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.). [Día de los Muertos Exhibition], photograph, October 30, 1999; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304440/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.