[Pamphlet: Día de los Muertos Celebration 2004]

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Pamphlet that advertises an event presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Día de los Muertos Celebration 2004". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The cover of the pamphlet highlights the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum, which is followed by the word "presents". The background is made up of a blurred photograph of enlarged motifs. When opened, the three panels are connected by a large, stylized illustration of a man wearing a tailcoat and running shoes in the center panel. The man's arm are held out, and he is holding skeleton marionettes that are dancing in both of ... continued below

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 14 x 42 cm., folded to 14 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 2004.

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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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Pamphlet that advertises an event presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Día de los Muertos Celebration 2004". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The cover of the pamphlet highlights the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum, which is followed by the word "presents". The background is made up of a blurred photograph of enlarged motifs. When opened, the three panels are connected by a large, stylized illustration of a man wearing a tailcoat and running shoes in the center panel. The man's arm are held out, and he is holding skeleton marionettes that are dancing in both of the outermost panels. In addition to the dancing marionettes, the first panel also includes information concerning the date and times, location, and admission prices of the event. There is also information about a procession and major sponsors of the event. The third panel highlights a major sponsor and lists several activities and performances that will be at the event. The title of the exhibition spans all three panels. The back of the middle panel details information about the Mexic-Arte Museum, including the location, website, phone number, hours of operation, and sponsorships. The back of the first panel continues the motif background that is on the front cover.

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 14 x 42 cm., folded to 14 x 14 cm.

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  • Día de los Muertos, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 2004

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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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  • 2004

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[Pamphlet: Día de los Muertos Celebration 2004], pamphlet, 2004; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304828/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.