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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: Festival Cinco de Mayo]

Description: Book of community events and advertisements relevant to the Austin, Texas area. In the center, there is a schedule of events in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Some advertisements in the book mention local law firms or services, and others are for political positions.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Book
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

[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

[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

[Death Spectacular Show at Paramount Theater]

Description: Photograph of a stage filled with performers clothed in Day of the Dead costumes. In the background four performers (two male, two female) hold hands as if being pulled away from the action. Miscellaneous performers stand in the wings. In the foreground, two men in suits tussle with a figure costumed as a ram while a woman in white stands nearby. One man's hat has fallen to the ground; the woman wears a veil.
Date: 1986
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

[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

[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: 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: 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

[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

[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

[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

[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
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum