[Pamphlet: Los Rostros del Son Jarocho by Alec Dempster]

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Pamphlet that advertises am exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the City of Austin Parks & Recreation Mexican Independence Day Celebration entitled "Los Rostros del Son Jarocho [The Faces of Son Jarocho] by Alec Dempster". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The front cover consists of a large copy of an intricate linoleum carving of three stylized musicians playing guitars in a corn field. The first interior panel highlights another linoleum carving from the exhibition that depicts the profile of a musician playing a small percussion instrument. There is a a large rounded vegetable ... continued below

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

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Creator: Unknown. 2006.

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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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  • Main Title: [Pamphlet: Los Rostros del Son Jarocho by Alec Dempster]
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Pamphlet that advertises am exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the City of Austin Parks & Recreation Mexican Independence Day Celebration entitled "Los Rostros del Son Jarocho [The Faces of Son Jarocho] by Alec Dempster". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The front cover consists of a large copy of an intricate linoleum carving of three stylized musicians playing guitars in a corn field. The first interior panel highlights another linoleum carving from the exhibition that depicts the profile of a musician playing a small percussion instrument. There is a a large rounded vegetable in the background. The middle panel features the Mexic-Arte Museum logo at the top followed by an invitation to the opening reception of the exhibition. Details concerning catering, entertainment, sponsorship, and RSVP information are also included. The third panel includes the title of the exhibition along with the dates, location, and a brief description of the meaning and nature of the artwork and the artist. The back of the last panel advertises the exhibition to be shown as an "Outdoor Banner Exhibition" at the Republic Square Park in Austin. There is a paragraph about the exhibition along with general information including the date, time, location, and admission. The back of the middle panel features information about the Mexic-Arte Museum and it's sponsors.

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

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  • Los Rostros de Son Jarocho, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 2006

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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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[Pamphlet: Los Rostros del Son Jarocho by Alec Dempster], pamphlet, 2006; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304900/: accessed September 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.