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[Aerial Shot of Noche de Fiesta Navideña Auction]

Description: Photograph of Noche de Fiesta Navideña, an auction of divine art presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Photograph was taken from above. Three pillars at the center of the room are painted red. Patterned pieces of colored tissue paper are strung between the pillars. Cut out from the leftmost paper is the word "bienvenidos." A Christmas tree is set up behind the column that is farthest to the left. On the floor are many people milling around. Some stand in circles, while others examine items presented on tables and hung upon walls. A selection of crosses can be seen on the leftmost wall.
Date: December 8, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar Covered With Tamales]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a bottle of beer, five limes, an orange, and peanuts. Also on the table are two skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, and baby's breath flowers.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar Decorated with Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of an altar created on the Day of the Dead. A table is covered with green paper. On the table is a large bowl of tamales, a bunch of bananas, a large pastry, bottles of beer, limes, oranges, apples, and peanuts. Several plates of food are prepared. Also on the table are skull shaped candles, a small skull figurine, baby's breath flowers, orange flowers, and candle holders.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar with Flowers and Refreshments]

Description: Photograph of a woman leaning over to look at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a flat surface. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Against the wall behind the altar is a pink flowering plant. Black and white drawings hang from the wall.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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

[Art Education]

Description: Photograph of a group of children 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. Children sit on the floor of the gallery space, facing away from the camera. An adult woman wearing a dark suit and white blouse faces the camera. She stands to the right of a painting by Santa Barraza. The painting features a human hand rising up from the leaves of a plant. At the center of the hand is an anatomically correct heart. A rabbit's head rests at the plant's base. A pink rose sits to the left of the plant. The painting includes yellow, red, green, and pink colors.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist Being Congratulated at Opening Reception]

Description: Photograph of individuals at The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A woman, who is wearing a pink floral dress and white short sleeve jacket, is presented a piece of paper by a man who is wearing a suit. The man faces away from the camera. People stand in the background.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Award to John N. Igo]

Description: Photocopied award presented to John Igo for his contributions in local community theatre. The document was presented by S.T.A.G.E. and the American Association of Community Theatre. The award copy was then sent to Sterling Houston according to an accompanying envelope.
Date: August 2000
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Band at Opening Reception]

Description: Photograph of a band at the opening reception for The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Three male guitarists and one male drummer perform. The second performer from the left sings into a microphone, while the other performers look down at their instruments. They are informally dressed. A painting on the wall behind them features two individuals fighting.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Band at Taste of Mexico Event]

Description: Photograph of a band playing at Taste of Mexico, a Cinco de Mayo celebration and benefit for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Two male musicians, left and right, play guitar. The last male musician, center, plays a cello. The leftmost guitarist wears a light blue polo shirt, the cello player wears a blue floral shirt, and the rightmost guitarist wears blue and beige plaid. They stand in a gallery.
Date: May 4, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston - July 2000]

Description: Card from Lorraine Aprill to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The card was sent on the occasion of the death of Houston's mother. The card expresses sympathy and comfort for the event. The front of the card has been printed with a painterly image of a bowl of green apples.
Date: July 2000
Creator: Aprill, Lorraine
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Children Viewing a Decorated Altar]

Description: Photograph of children looking at an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a table. Also on the flat surface are a bunch of bananas, pastries, candles, a vase of flowers, and a photograph of a unnamed male person. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children's Arts and Crafts]

Description: Photograph of a children's arts and crafts event at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Day of the Dead celebration on November 3rd, 2000. Children sit and stand at a table on which crayons and coloring pages of skeletons are arranged. Four of the children have white paint on their faces. An adult woman stands near the group.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Close-up of Three Men Holding a Print of a Horse]

Description: Photograph of three men holding a matted color print of a blue horse jumping over several large rocks that are jutting out of the ocean. The men are standing together in front of a blue wall which has another large painting on it on the right-hand side of the image. The men who, are all wearing suits, are all smiling and facing the camera.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Costumes at Day of the Dead Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. A man, center, wears a skeleton costume, white wig, and mask in orange, yellow, and red colors. A women, left, wears a white dress and skeleton makeup. Her hair is painted white. A child and adult male in casual dress stand off to the right side.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Day of the Dead Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on the Day of the Dead. A statue of a skeleton riding a donkey skeleton is pushed down the street. The skeleton wears a straw hat and holds a long wooden rod in its right hand. The man who pushes the statue wears a straw hat and a white shirt with an image of a woman printed on it.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[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

[Decorated Altar at Day of the Dead Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an altar on the Day of the Dead. The celebration was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on November 3rd, 2000. Yellow paper flowers are attached to pieces of string that hang from the ceiling. Orange and white flowers are arranged on a table. People mill around the room and sit in folding chairs. Many wear traditional costumes. Black and white drawings hang from the walls of the room.
Date: November 3, 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Docent Speaking at Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of a docent speaking to a group of children in the Luz Jiménez exhibit, Symbol of a Millennial People, at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The docent wears a pale yellow blouse and white cardigan. In her left arm she holds a pad of paper. Her right hand gestures to the group. The group faces away from the camera. A large clay vessel sits on a platform to the right. A title wall behind the docent reads "Luz Jiménez-Symbol of a Millennial People, Model and Muse of the Mexican School of Painting" and "Presented by AT&T." A painting on the wall features a kneeling woman.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Docent Speaking to Small Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a docent speaking to a group of four children in the Luz Jiménez exhibit, Symbol of a Millennial People, at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The docent, who sits in a folding chair, wears a purple dress and multicolored scarf. She holds up five fingers on her right hand and two on her left; the children mirror her. The children sit on the floor. One girl and two boys sit to the left, while a last girl sits off to the right. Two paintings of young women are featured on the wall behind the docent.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Exhibition Pieces at Nuestras Tradiciones]

Description: Photograph of exhibition pieces at Nuestras Tradiciones, or Our Traditions, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition was held from December 8th, 2000 to December 30th, 2000. Pieces of colored tissue paper with patterned cutouts are strung up near the ceiling. A white orb hangs from the ceiling. Cones of aluminum foil and white streamers are attached to the orb at even intervals. Religious paintings are hung from a wall behind the orb, which is painted red.
Date: December 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Five People Standing in Front of a Painting of a Bull]

Description: Photograph of two women and three men standing in front of a white wall that has a large painting of a bull on it. There is writing on the wall above the painting that reads, "Ikerkinesis". The five people are all smiling and facing the camera. The man on the far right-hand side of the photograph is holding a piece of paper.
Date: 2000
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