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[Pamphlet: "Los Hílos De Oaxaca, an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles" Family Guide]

Description: Family guidebook that details an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Los Hílos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca], an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles". The front cover features a large photograph of an embroidered flower as well as the exhibition title in a script typeface above. The English translation of the name is also included in uppercase letters along with the subheading "A Family Guide" and the exhibition dates. The inside cover of the guidebook includes a list of all the contributors that worked on an aspect of the exhibition. The first page features an introductory paragraph that describes the nature and meaning of the exhibition. The rest of the guide consists of headings that describe either indigenous Hispanic cultures or inspired Hispanic textile artists. Each heading is followed by passages that explain the subject further in depth and as it relates to the exhibition. There is a simple map of several tribal boundaries on pages four and five of the guide. Page 19 is dedicated to explaining ancient "Textile Techniques & Dying Methods", and is accompanied by a labelled diagram of a loom on page 18. The last two pages of the guidebook contain two interactive activities; the first is a list of relevant words that the reader is asked to find the definitions for in the guidebook. The second activity contains a box with an outline of a traditional Hispanic garment inside. The reader is asked to create a meaningful design on the garment inspired by "Huipil design". The back cover of the guidebook features several logos of various sponsors as well as a small paragraph about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Creator: Hernandez, Alberto McKelligan & Richter, Lacey
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alberto Castro Lenero in Gallery]

Description: Photograph of Alberto Castro Lenero at an exhibition of his work. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. Lenero stands in front of a geometrically shaped artwork. He wears a blue jacket and jeans. A sculpture is displayed on the left.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist Recreating Mural]

Description: Photograph of an artist recreating a mural by Luis Jimenez for an event titled Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend. The event, which was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, occurred on October 27th, 2006. Two men kneel over a large piece of paper as if to move it. The paper takes up most of the space in the room. The illustrations on the paper are black and white against a light brown background.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist with Mural]

Description: Photograph of an artist and a recreation of a mural by Luis Jimenez for an event titled Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend. The event, which was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, occurred on October 27th, 2006. The mural rests on the floor of the gallery. The artist kneels behind it. The walls of the gallery are bare; buckets of paint and a ladder litter the floor.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Band at Opening Reception]

Description: Photograph of a band playing at the opening reception for an exhibition of artwork by Alberto Castro Lenero. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. Two guitarists, a keyboardist, and a drummer perform on a stage. A large artwork is displayed behind them.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Band at Opening Reception for Red Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of a band playing at the opening reception for an exhibition of artwork by Alberto Castro Lenero. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. A male guitarist stands behind a microphone. He wears sunglasses and a black shirt.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Bond Election]

Description: Photograph of the Mexic-Arte Museum & Store's storefront. Displayed in the window is an artwork that depicts two skeletons wearing dresses and floppy hats. Posters in the window read: "I'm for 4. Invest in Austin's creative economy. Vote YES on Prop. 4. Imfor4.com."
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children at Loom]

Description: Photograph of two children working with a loom at Los Hilos De Oaxaca, or The Threads of Oaxaca, an exhibit on traditional textiles hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. One child, left, holds a ball of fiber and is weaving it through the loom. The second child, right, looks on.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[City Bus Advertisement]

Description: Photograph of a city bus advertisement for Los Hilos De Oaxaca, or The Threads of Oaxaca, an exhibit on traditional textiles hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Four individuals stand in front of the bus. Sylvia Orozco, executive director of the museum, stands second from the right. Text on the bus reads: "Los Hilos de Oaxaca, April 29 - July 16, 2006. The official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Arts Museum in Texas. Mexic-Arte Museum." Images of embroidered flowers appear on the advertisement.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Costume Installation]

Description: Photograph of an installation at YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada, an exhibition of work by young artists hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The installation includes a dress form on which a pale pink dress with lace embellishments is displayed. Pink roses, a tiara, formal shoes, and pink balloons are also displayed. A photograph of a woman wearing the gown is hung on a wall.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Costumed Child and Title Wall]

Description: Photograph of a child standing in front of a title wall for "Los Hilos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca]", an exhibition about traditional textiles hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Text on the wall reads: "Los Hilos De Oaxaca, April 29-July 16, 2006. Acknowledgement of Major Exhibition Lenders: San Antonio Museum of Art, Marcia Lucas Collection, Susan Toomey Frost, University of Texas at Austin." The girl wears a traditionally embroidered blouse and skirt. She holds up a tray of deserts. A dress is displayed on the left.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Couple at Opening Reception for Los Rostros del Son Jarocho]

Description: Photograph of a couple at an opening reception for Los Rostros del Son Jarocho, or The Faces of Son Jarocho, an exhibition of artwork by Alec Dempster. The exhibition was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from September 15th, 2006 to October 1st, 2006. The couple stand on a covered stage and share a kiss. Potted plants line the base of the stage.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Exhibition Space for Red]

Description: Photograph of a gallery at Red, an exhibition of artwork by Alberto Castro Lenero. The exhibition was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. Large paintings hang on three separate walls. Two sculptures are displayed in the gallery.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Female Costume Display]

Description: Photograph of a female costume displayed at Los Hilos De Oaxaca, or The Threads of Oaxaca, an exhibit on traditional textiles hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The costume includes a gold necklace, blouse, and skirt. The blouse is black and features embroidered flowers. The skirt follows the same pattern, though the bottom half is lace. Two displays of colorful paper flowers and paper lace cutouts stand behind the dummy.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Glass Jugs of Water Installation Artwork in a Gallery]

Description: Photograph of an installation at "YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada", an exhibition of work by young artists hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Glass jugs of water and wire cages litter a wooden floor. A sheet of plastic hangs against a wall at the back of the room. Small pieces of paper and plastic line the edges of the room.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group at Tribute Event]

Description: Photograph of nine individuals at Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend, an event hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Included in the group are Benito Huerta, Sam Coronado, Santa Barraza, Sylvia Orozco, and Mrs. Suzy Jimenez with her children. Coronado, Barraza, and Orozco stand at the center of the group. Paintings hang on the walls behind them.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Group in Gallery of Artwork by Alberto Castro Lenero]

Description: Photograph of four individuals at an exhibition of artwork by Alberto Castro Lenero. The exhibition, titled Red, was hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from January 20th, 2006 to March 19th, 2006. The group stands in front of a geometrically shaped artwork. Three of the individuals are female. A sculpture is displayed in front of them.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Joe Peña at YLA XI]

Description: Photograph of Joe Peña at YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada, an exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Peña wears a black button up shirt and a name tag. Miniature paintings of various shapes are displayed behind him.
Date: October 28, 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Large Nest Installation Artwork in a Gallery]

Description: Photograph of an installation at "YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada", an exhibition of work by young artists hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The installation is comprised of a large wall of dried foliage, which includes weeds and grass. Patrons study the piece.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Male Costume Display]

Description: Photograph of a male costume displayed at Los Hilos De Oaxaca, or The Threads of Oaxaca, an exhibit on traditional textiles hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The costume includes a large headdress bedecked with ribbon and fringe. A yellow shirt features green silk pieces attached at the elbows. The pants are sparkly and striped in multiple colors. The costume dummy holds noisemakers in both hands.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Man Inside Installation at YLA XI]

Description: Photograph of a man standing inside of an installation at YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada, an exhibition of work by young artists hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The installation is comprised of a large wall of dried foliage, which includes weeds and grass. An archway in the wall leads into a small room. The room's walls are feathery and white. The man wears a blue and white button up shirt.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Man Lying on Gallery Floor]

Description: Photograph of an artist lying on the floor prior to an event titled Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend. The event, which was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, occurred on October 27th, 2006. The artist, who recreated a mural by Luis Jimenez, lies spread eagle on the floor of a gallery. He wears a white shirt and blue jeans. Power tools litter the floor behind him.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Members Preview]

Description: Photograph of a Members Preview of YLA XI: Juventud Desenfrenada, an exhibition of work by young artists hosted at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Individuals stand in the gallery space. A few individuals sit in folding chairs. A man holding a cell phone to his ear looks at the camera.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
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Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum