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[Art Demonstration Table]

Description: Photograph of an Art Demonstration Table at Nuestras Tradiciones, or Our Traditions, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from December 8th, 2000 to December 30th, 2000. An unnamed man stands behind a table. The man wears a tan shirt and white apron. A blue tablecloth with a fruit pattern is spread on the table. Rubber stamps, ink pads, wooden utensils, and paper towels sit on the table. Stamped pieces of paper hang from clothespins behind the table. A small altar stands on the left, featuring candles and photographs. Multicolored streamers are hung from the ceiling. Posters advertising a Día de los Muertos celebration to be held in November of 2001 are hung from the wall behind the table.
Date: December 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Item Type: Book
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Day of the Dead Parade Banner]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. Individuals in costume hold up a large banner that reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum Presents Día de los Muertos Parade." Six individuals wear black clothing and black and white face paint. A man, left, wears a skeleton mask, lilac dress shirt, gray vest, and gray trousers. A woman, right, wears a red skirt with white ruffles, a blue blouse with floral embroidery, and a floppy white hat with lace trimming. Farthest to the right walks a man who wears black and white horizontal stripes. Black and white horns are attached to his head. His face is painted in the same style.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Parade Banner]

Description: Photograph of a parade banner at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. Two individuals hold the banner between them. It reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum, Día de los Muertos, Presented by Dell. Printing sponsored by Kinko's." The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin.
Date: November 2, 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flower Wreath on a Stone Wall]

Description: Photograph of a wreath of flowers in Saltillo, Mexico. The flowers are white, yellow, red, and pink. The wreath hangs on a stone wall outdoors. Text on a sign above the wreath reads: "Cristo." Two men in suits stand on the left. Second from the left stands a woman who wears a turquoise blouse. On the other side of the wreath, right, stands a man who wears glasses and a suit.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: El Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Flyer advertising a celebration of El Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The event occurred on November 3rd, 2000. Events included a parade, music by Johnny Degollado, hands-on activities, and presentations from speakers. An illustration of skeletons riding bicycles and wearing top hots appears near the bottom of the flyer.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX Exhibition]

Description: Flyer that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and Conaculta-Inah entitled "Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX [The Greatness of Mexico, 16th - 19th Centuries]". The front of the flyer features the Spanish translation of the name of the exhibition across the page, with the English translation smaller below. Part of the Spanish translation is covered by a cropped photograph of a statue that depicts a woman wearing a feather headdress, a ruffled dress, and high sandals. The date of the exhibition is placed next to the woman's feet, followed by a description of the exhibition below. Information about the museum as well as the logo is at the top of the page along the black border. The back of flyer contains four short paragraphs with the headings "Education Mission", "Interdisciplinary Community-Art Based Programs", "Public Programs for Special Exhibitions", and "Special Programming".
Date: 2005
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Movimiento Estructurado Reception]

Description: Flyer advertising an opening reception for Movimiento Estructurado, an exhibition of work by Aldo Valdez Böhm held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from July 20th, 2001 to August 31st, 2001.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Quemando los Santos]

Description: Flyer advertising Quemando los Santos, an exhibition of work by Marco Antonio Santos housed at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. An opening reception was held on March 8th, 2001. The flyer is printed on purple tissue paper. On the left side of the flyer is an illustration of an elderly man's profile.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at Opening Reception for Santo Nino de Atocha Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of a nine individuals at the opening reception for Santo Nino de Atocha: Faith, Art, and Culture, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from May 3rd, 2001 to July 7th, 2001. Sylvia Orozco, left, wears a black dress. Nilda de la Llata, center, wears a floral blouse. The group stands in front of a title wall. Text on the wall reads "Santo Nino de Atocha."
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: Santo Nino de Atocha]

Description: Exhibition guide for Santo Nino de Atocha: Faith, Art, & Culture, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from May 3rd, 2001 to July 7th, 2001. The guide includes historical information, a selection of images, and space for children to create artwork of their own. The cover of the guide features a blue toned image of a seated child. The child holds a staff with one hand and a basket with the other. The child wears a long robe with a shell pinned at the chest and a hat.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: The Art of the Cathedral, The Bicentennial of the Saltillo Cathedral, 1801-2001]

Description: Guidebook published in honor of the bicentennial anniversary of the Saltillo Cathedral in Saltillo, Mexico. There are several colorful pictures along with historical information in the book. There are two introductions at the beginning of the book by Raúl Vera López, who is the Bishop of the Saltillo Cathedral, and Javier Villarreal Lozano, who is the director. There is a separate letter typed in Spanish at the back of the book that was written by the Governor of the State of Coahuila.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada" Exhibition]

Description: Guidebook that complements an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The cover of the guidebook features the title "YLA11" in a triple-lined typeface along with the rest of the title in a rounded uppercase typeface. The title is framed by rounded squares with a different icon in each. The inside cover of the book contains a list of sponsors and contributors along with the dates of the exhibition. The first page reiterates the title and highlights the curator of the exhibition as well as the museum logo. Page three features a "Foreword" introductory passage by the executive director. Pages four through nine details the nature, meaning, and highlights of the exhibition. The rest of the guide primarily consists of profiles of contributing artists. Each artist profile includes the name of the artist as the title, the artist's hometown as a subtitle, a photograph of a highlighted piece of artwork, and a couple of paragraphs of biographical and professional information. There is a "List of Works" at the back of the guidebook along with a list of museum staff and board of directors. The back cover of the guidebook features the logos from sponsors as well as the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Jorge Guajardo at Opening Reception for Grandeza Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Consul General of Mexico Jorge Guajardo at the opening reception for Grandeza Mexicana: Siglos XVI-XIX (The Greatness of Mexico: 16th-19th Centuries), an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Guajardo speaks to a group of schoolchildren. The children stand on the right. Patrons mill around in the background.
Date: 2005
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Marco Santos and Herlinda Zamora at Quemando lo Santos Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of two individuals at Quemando los Santos, an exhibition of work by Marco Antonio Santos housed at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition ran from March 8th, 2001 to April 18th, 2001. Herlinda Zamora, left, wears a pale blue dress. Marco Antonio Santos, right, wears a dark suit. They stand in front of a title wall. The text reads: "The diversity & emergence series presents Quemando de los Santos, Marco Antonio Santos." A painting of a man hangs from the wall behind them.
Date: 2001
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Mario Salas and Politicians During Election Night]

Description: Photograph of several politicians standing for a group picture during election night at Vicente Fox's headquarters. From left to right, they have been identified as Edwina Salas, councilman Mario Marcel Salas of San Antonio, former Texas governor Ann Richards, councilman Raul Prado, and Arizona congressman Edward L. Pastor.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Pamphlet: 3rd Annual Taste of Mexico, A Cinco de Mayo Celebration]

Description: Pamphlet that details the events and contributors of the "3rd Annual Taste of Mexico, A Cinco de Mayo Celebration", which is presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum. The pamphlet includes information about the festival including event details, itineraries, menus, sponsorship and committee information, contributors, participants, membership information, and a message from the Vice President/Public Affairs Chair of the festival. There is also information on the silent auction.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Creando Fuerza: Cambio y Permanencia]

Description: Pamphlet advertising Creando Fuerza: Cambio y Permanencia, an exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition's opening reception occurred on November 22, 2008. Information regarding The Serie Project, The Ernesto De Soto Collection, and a list of participating member organizations is also included.
Date: 2008
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Dos Maestros (Two Masters) Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, the National Council on Art and Culture, the National Institute of Fine Arts. and the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Dos Maestros (Two Masters) Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña". The entire pamphlet has been printed in green tones, including the photographs. The front cover of the pamphlet accentuates the exhibition title with a photograph from the exhibition as the background. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The first full-sized panel features information about the exhibition, including the title, address of the museum, and the date and time of the opening reception. The middle panel presents a passage about the drawings created by Dr. Atl, while the last panel presents a passage detailing the work of Mardonio Magaña. There is a photograph of a wood sculpture of three Mexican musicians above the passage about Magaña. The background of the first and second panels is a drawing from the exhibition. The half-sized panel contains information about major supporters as well as a photograph of a wooden sculpture from the exhibition. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of Mardonio Magaña. The back of the second panel includes information about the museum. Artwork credits are included in the pamphlet.
Date: 2004
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Flor Y Canto (Flower and Song)]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Mexican Community Center of Austin, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin entitled "Flor Y Canto (Flower and Song)". The cover of the pamphlet includes the title and dates of the exhibition, a quote from the curator, a colorful photograph of flowers, and a graphic flower border. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The first full-size panel headlines information about the exhibition, including the title, dates of the opening reception and a gallery talk, and details about what the exhibition is about. The second panel features a large color photograph of an installation piece that is made of mostly blue flowers. The third panel features a large expressionistic painting of a boy with his mouth agape. Artwork credits are on the bottom of both the second and third panels. The half panel highlights major sponsors and supporters of the museum and the exhibition. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a man sitting in a chair with an open book in his lap. Artwork credits are at the bottom of the panel. The back of the middle panel details sponsorship and museum information.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: José Francisco Treviño: Raíces Sin Fronteras, A Retrospective]

Description: Pamphlet presenting the exhibition entitled Raíces Sin Fronteras, A Retrospective, which celebrates the art of José Francisco Treviño at the Mexic-Arte Museum. The front cover of the pamphlet features one of Treviño's oil paintings as well as information about the exhibit. There is a short biography and artist's statement as well as a write-up about the exhibition by the executive director of the Mexic-Arte Museum Sylvia Orozco. The pamphlet features a section that is dedicated to testimonies by fellow artists, which includes essays by Santa Barraza, Modesta Barbina Treviño, César Martínez, Sam Coronado, Luis Guerra, Raúl Valdez, Luis R. Gutiérrez, and Alberto Hijar. There is a numbered list of the artworks that make up the exhibition as well as a list of sponsors, members, staff, Board of Directors, and upcoming exhibitions.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: La Caja Museo Contemporáneo de Arte]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "La Caja Museo Contemporáneo de Arte [The Box Contemporary Museum of Art]". The front cover of the pamphlet features the title of the exhibition along with the Mexic-Arte Museum logo and a painting of wooden shapes by Xavier Esqueda. The inside of the pamphlet includes a photograph of the exhibition, a list of the participating artists, and information about the exhibition and the opening reception. The back of the pamphlet includes sponsors and postage information.
Date: 2008
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum