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[Check Presentation Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone. Behind her there are three women and two men accompanying her onstage. There is a man and woman holding a large check together. On the wall behind them, there is a large artwork or poster than features a flock of birds and a horse.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Item Type: Book
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Diego Rivera y la Revolución]

Description: Flyer advertising an exhibition of Diego Rivera y la Revolución & Mexico en Tiempos de Cambio (Diego Rivera and the Revolution & Mexico in Times of Change). A reception occurred on September 16th, 1993 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Flyer is written in Spanish.
Date: September 16, 1993
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Los Angeles Terribles]

Description: Postcard that advertises a production of Los Angeles Terribles by Teatro Comunitario en Español at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The production ran during November of 1991. The flyer is in Spanish.
Date: November 11, 1991
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Tape Release Party of Grupo Silencio]

Description: Flyer advertising a tape release party of Grupo Silencio held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on December 13th, 1990. Toqui Amaru, Chaski, and Edgar Rivera also performed at this event. The flyer includes a photograph of four people. The leftmost woman holds a guitar; the man second from the right holds a ukelele; the rightmost man holds a pan flute. At the bottom of the page these instruments, in addition to a flute and drum, are also depicted in cartoon form.
Date: December 13, 1990
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at a Jose Guadalupe Posado Art Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a wall at an art exhibition featuring Jose Guadalupe Posada, a master print maker. The wall itself has a design on it. There is a man in the middle with his hands raised in fear. There are seven dragon-like creatures coming towards him from the left and right. Each dragon has a word written on its side in Spanish and the piece is named "Scandalous Crimes." On top of that piece, there are several smaller framed artworks hanging up.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Invitation: Art of Oaxaca]

Description: Pamphlet to Art of Oaxaca: Juegos y Evocaciones by Rudolfo Morales, an exhibit hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas from May 1st, 1998 to June 6th, 1998. The front of the invitation features a painting titled "El Paplote (The Kite)" by Rodolfo Morales. In the painting, two children cling to a seated woman. To her right, another seated woman holds onto a kite string. A man crouches over in the foreground while two other woman huddle next to him. The floor of the room is checkered in pattern.
Date: May 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Invitation: Images]

Description: Invitation to an event at Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas about Imagenes, a book of Spanish poetry by Sue Littleton, with a presentation by Nestor Lugones. The event was held Tuesday, January 23rd, 1990 and was sponsored by several organizations.
Date: January 1990
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Margarita Becerra Cano and The San Diego Wall]

Description: Photograph of a Margarita Becarra Cano standing in front of her artwork, Code X 187: The San Diego Wall, at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from March 26th, 1999 to April 24th, 1999. Several dozen thin wooden figures hang from the ceiling. The figures appear to be men wearing hats and sad expressions; all are the same. Two white walls are visible and have writing on them in both Spanish and English, which is largely obscured by the hanging objects. Cano wears a gray shirt and blue pants.
Date: February 28, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: La Tejedora de Vida, An Exhibition from Serfin Museum of Indigenous Textiles]

Description: Pamphlet regarding the ribbon cutting ceremony for the La Tejedora de Vida [The Weaver of Life] exhibit occurring at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The ceremony was held on January 22nd, 1999. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of a woman weaving cloth. Inside is a red drawing of a woman weaving cloth against a tree. The woman is in traditional dress and wears a snake on her head. There is also a black and white photograph of a man and woman kissing. Green geometric patterns adorn the edges of several pages.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Mario Rendon Lozano: Mexico, Vitality, and Roots, A Gallery Guide for Children]

Description: Guide for children to the Mario Rendon Lozano exhibit entitled "Mexico, Vitality, and Roots", at the Mexic-Arte Museum. The guide has a photograph of one of Lozano's sculptures on the front cover. The back cover lists the Board of Directors, staff, and sponsors, and members. The guide playfully explains the meanings and history behind several of Lozano's cultural artworks through usage of activities, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1999
Creator: Ybarra, Beatrice
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Santa Barraza and Sam Coronado]

Description: Pamphlet regarding a two-person exhibit of work by Santa Barraza and Sam Coronado in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The exhibit ran at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas from May 3rd, 1999 to July 5th, 1999. Flyer includes biographies of the artists and names of the artworks on display.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[People Posing in Front of the Frida Kahlo Museum[

Description: Photograph of three people and their arms around each other at the door of the "Museo Frida Kahlo" or the Frida Kahlo Museum. The building is brightly painted in blue, green and red. The name of the museum is in large red letters above green doors.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit an exhibition of divine art to be auctioned at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The Auction Party was held on December 14th, 1996. Divine art to be auctioned included "contemporary & traditional Retablos and Ex-votos," or votive paintings. The front of the postcard, which is blue in color, features a drawing of the Virgin Mary clasping her hands in prayer.
Date: December 14, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit the Mascaranas Mexicanas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from May 3rd, 1996 to June 15th, 1996 and a reception was held on May 3rd, 1996. The front of the postcard features a photograph of an ornate mask. An almost human face with a mustache, two sets of horns, and an open mouth is surrounded be creatures. A bird sits atop the head as a snake wraps around it and three lizards crawl up the neck. The mask is painted in dark green, gold, and red colors.
Date: June 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Postcard
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Program: Frida's Fiestas V]

Description: Flyer for Frida's Fiestas V, a benefit for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas held on October 24th, 1999. The benefit included dinner and music by Pepe y los Tres Amigos.
Date: October 24, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Program: The 1990 Texas Hispanic Theater Festival]

Description: Program for The 1990 Texas Hispanic Theater Festival, which was held from March 23rd to 25th, 1990 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The cover of the program includes a photograph of a woman in traditional Hispanic dress.
Date: March 23, 1990
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Regina Vater at a Microphone]

Description: Photograph of an older woman named Regina Vater behind a microphone. She is wearing a sparkly blue sweater. There is a bouquet of flowers in front of her. The wall behind her is dark but there are words in Spanish cut out so that light shines through them.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Students at San Antonio Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of Gates Elementary students during a field trip to the San Antonio Children's Museum. They stand in a circle in casual attire and are joined by a woman in a blue apron. A young girl in the foreground wears a spray-painted t-shirt.
Date: 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Three Children in Cage]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified children inside a yellow cage. It appears to be an attraction of sorts, perhaps an interactive space at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas, where the picture was taken. A bilingual sign has been tied to one of the bars of the cage. It reads, "Limit: 3 children or 2 children and 1 adult." The other half reads the same but in Spanish.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Title Wall for Adolfo Mexiac Retrospective]

Description: Photograph of the title wall for Un Michoacano Unversal: A Retrospective by Adolfo Mexiac at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The leftmost wall is yellow; two paintings ton blue, yellow, and red tones hang from it. Text on the wall reads: "Major Exhibition Sponsors: Philip Morris and H.E.B. Education Programs: Chase Bank. Media Sponsor: Austin-American Statesman." A small display case sits in front of the wall. There is a red half wall on the right side of the photograph that reads : "Adolfo Mexiac, Un Michoacano Universal: A Retrospective." On this wall is a painting of a man with arms crossed at his chest.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum