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[Applying Skeleton Makeup]

Description: Photograph of skeleton makeup being applied at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos celebration. A man, right, applies black makeup to a woman's face. 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

[Art Demonstration During Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an art demonstration at Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos celebration. An individual who is mostly out of the frame holds up a piece of paper that has been dipped in paint to create a snake pattern. Two children look on. 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

[Artist and Artwork at Noche Navideña Event]

Description: Photograph of an artist sitting next to his artwork at Noche Navideña, or Christmas night, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The artist wears a black dress shirt and purple vest. Behind him are sculptures are fashioned out of tinfoil.
Date: December 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist and Artwork During Noche Navideña Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of an artist standing next to his artwork at Noche Navideña, or Christmas night, an exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The artist wears glasses and a brown jacket. Small sculptures are mounted onto a wall with metal piping.
Date: December 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Audience at Tesoros de la Catedral del Saltillo Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a seated audience the Tesoros de la Catedral del Saltillo exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Members of the audience are professionally dressed and hold pieces of paper. Most wear name tags. Religious artwork is displayed on a wall to the left.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Audience for Edward James Olmos]

Description: Photograph of an audience assembled to see Edward James Olmos at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The audience faces the camera. Several individuals hold up video cameras.
Date: 2002
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 the Mexic-Arte Museum's third annual Taste of Mexico event. The event occurred on May 2nd, 2002 and served as a Cinco de Mayo celebration. The band faces away from the camera. Party tents can be seen in the distance. Photograph was taken outdoors.
Date: May 2, 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Band Performing at Noche Navideña]

Description: Photograph of a band performing at Noche Navideña, or Christmas night, an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Instruments being played include a guitarron, violin, and guitar. Six band members are visible. All wear ponchos that are black, green, pink, yellow, and green in color.
Date: December 2002
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

[Buffet Line]

Description: Photograph of the buffet line at the Mexic-Arte Museum's third annual Taste of Mexico event. The event occurred on May 2nd, 2002 and served as a Cinco de Mayo celebration. A woman waves to the camera. She wears a red and white patterned blouse. Others serve themselves food in line. Colorful banners hang from the roof of the party tent.
Date: May 2, 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Cameoland: A memory play with music

Description: This manuscript by Sterling Houston is a short musical play about the history of the African-American community in San Antonio, Texas prior to integration.
Date: 2002
Creator: Houston, Sterling
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Car in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a car in the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. The car is painted to look like a pig. Various pig paraphernalia, including a teakettle and stuffed pig, is attached to the roof of the car. Two individuals sitting in the front seats of the car wear hats shaped like pigs. 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

[Car in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a car in the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. A sugar skull is painted on the door of the car. A person in the driver's seat is wearing a skull mask. 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

[Consul of Mexico]

Description: Photograph of Francisco Alejo speaking at Noche Navideña, or Christmas night, an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Alejo, who is the consul of Mexico, stands at a microphone. He is mustachioed and wears a dark suit.
Date: December 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Contest Participants]

Description: Photograph of a group at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Assembled are participants of the Young Americanos Youth Photo Competition and museum employees. Sylvia Orozco stands second from the left. Herlinda Zamora stands farthest to the right. Participants hold small white boxes. All wear name tags. The group stands in front of a title wall.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Costumes in Parade]

Description: Photograph of four individuals costumed as skeletons at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. The costumes are very brightly colored. Two individuals, female, wear sombreros. One balances a hula hoop on her hip. 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

[The Cultural Collaborative Plans and Itineary]

Description: Typed documents on The Cultural Collaborative (TCC): A Community Plan for San Antonio's Creative Economy. Established as a committee composed of arts and cultural leaders in San Antonio, the TCC's job was to develop and cultivate San Antonio's creative industry. The documents have various bullet points and strategies on ways this can be done. The last page is a schedule of events that span from December 2002 to January 2004.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of a dance, Capoeira, performed by The Martial Arts Center of Austin. A dancer stands at the center of a room. Individuals wearing green shirts play instruments, while an audience is seated on the left.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Demonstration at Tesoros de la Catedral del Saltillo Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of artist Irene Perez-Omar with a group at the Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo exhibit in the Mexic-Arte Museum. Perez-Omar, who sits at a table, gestures to a painting as the group watches.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. An individual dressed as a skeleton pulls a wagon behind him or her. Balanced atop the wagon is a small red coffin. Flowers and a piece of colorful cloth rest on top of the coffin. 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

[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

[Día de los Muertos Parade in Downtown Austin]

Description: Photograph of the Mexic-Arte Museum's Día de los Muertos parade. A parade banner, left, reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum, Día de los Muertos, Presented by Dell." A man, right, holds a pinata of an animal with his left hand. Streamers hang from the pinata. The man holds up a sword with his right hand. 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

[Edward James Olmos Holding a Book]

Description: Photograph of Edward James Olmos standing at a podium in front of a microphone. The man, who is looking out past the camera, is holding up a book entitled, "Americanos, Latino Life in the United States". The book has a picture of a woman and her child, as well as the logo for Time Warner Cable. There are framed pictures on the wall in the background.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Exhibition Pieces]

Description: Photograph of several pieces of artwork from an exhibition presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Paradox Without the Absurd" by Ernesto Marceno. Items on display include a hammer with a handle made of human hair and a slingshot.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum