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[Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet of the Mexic-Arte Museum invitation to the Day of the Dead a Multi-Disciplie Art Celebration event. It includes the schedule of the event, a history of the Day of the Dead holiday, and Day of the Dead illustrations.
Date: 1985

[Pamphlet: Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises the Día de los Muertos celebration hosted by the Mexic-Arte. There are Day of the Dead themed illustration and photos that frame the information. A schedule of the event is also included.
Date: 1987

[Pamphlet: Mexic-Arte Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet of a schedule of events that Mexic-Arte Museum was hosting. The images on the pamphlet are Day of the Dead themed. There are also pictures of past events included along the bottom edge. There is also a history of the Day of the Dead holiday included.
Date: 1986

[Invitation Pamphlet to Art Exhibit]

Description: Pamphlet of three different invitations, two to art exhibits and one to a fundraiser. There are dashed lines in between the invitations as if they are meant to be cut apart.
Date: 1986

[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.)

[Pamphlet: La Tejedora de Vida, An Exhibition from Serfin Museum of Indigenous Textiles]

Description: Pamphlet regarding the ribbon cutting ceremony for the La Tejedora de Vida [The Weaver of Life] exhibit occurring at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The ceremony was held on January 22nd, 1999. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of a woman weaving cloth. Inside is a red drawing of a woman weaving cloth against a tree. The woman is in traditional dress and wears a snake on her head. There is also a black and white photograph of a man and woman kissing. Green geometric patterns adorn the edges of several pages.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Pamphlet: The Diversity and Emergence Series]

Description: Museum guide regarding the Mexic-Arte Museum's Diversity and Emergence Series, which featured a number of artists and was sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts. The guide includes an introduction by David Garza followed by biographies of the artists, artist statements, and examples of the artists' work.
Date: 2001

[Pamphlet: The Inward Gaze, Fifth Annual Young Latino Artists Exhibition]

Description: Pamphlet inviting the recipient to the opening reception of The Inward Gaze: Body, Identity, Place on July 14th, 2000. This was the Mexic-Arte Museum's fifth annual Young Latino Artists Exhibition. A notice printed on tissue paper slipped into the invitation announces the Official Dedication of the Museum's Main Entrance Door and Corner Signage. A drawing of an unclothed figure appears on the cover. On the figure's chest is drawn an anatomically correct heart. Part of the drawing is repeated on the second page. Also on the second page is a drawing of an eye. A drawing of an anatomically correct heart appears on the back of the invitation.
Date: 2000
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Pamphlet: The Life of Marco Gomez Saucedo]

Description: Pamphlet of a biography about Marco Gomez Saucedo. On the cover, there are two coat of arms, one representing the city of Austin, Texas and the other representing Saltillo, Coahuila. There is a drawing on a house. On the inside, there is a picture of Gomez Saucedo at his studio. Underneath that is a paragraph about his work and on the other side is a biography and a list of his exhibitions and awards.
Date: 1989

[Flyer: "Temptation," 1989]

Description: Flyer advertising "Temptation", a play by Vaclav Havel, held by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The play ran on three weekends between November 9th to December 2nd in 1989.
Date: 1989-11-09/1989-12-02
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Mexic-Arte Multi-Cultural Works]

Description: Pamphlet of information for the grand opening and fifth anniversary celebration. On the cover is an illustration of Mexic-Arte's new building. On the inside is information about to what Mexic-Arte is dedicated and the program for the celebration. On the back is a list of name to whom Mexic-Arte wanted to wish a special thanks.
Date: 1989

[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

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

Description: Gallery guide for an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Dos Maestros [Two Masters] Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña, Two Legendary Mexican Masters". The entire brochure is printed in green tinted gray-scale, including the photographs. The cover of the guide features the title and a photograph of a charcoal drawing by Dr. Atl. After the introduction on page two, the guide includes pages dedicated to biographical information about Dr. Atl and Mardonio Magaña. There are also pages that cover information about the "San Juan Parangaricutiro before and after its destruction", the "location of the Parícutin volcano", the history of Parícutin, and the "formation of a volcano". On page eleven and twelve, there is a chronological timeline that covers the life of Mardonio Magaña. There is a page of acknowledgements concerning the museum, the exhibition, and the gallery guide at the back of the guide as well as a page that features a list of the board of directors, members, honorary members, legal counselors, and staff of the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are several photographs of the artists and their artworks throughout the guide.
Date: 2004
Creator: Orozco, Sylvia & Zamora, Herlinda

[Flyer: It's a Glamorous Life]

Description: Flyer advertising It's a Glamorous Life, an exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas for the Seventh Young Latino Artist Exhibition (YLA VII). The exhibition ran from July 12th, 2002 to September 14th, 2002. Flyer includes a statement from the curator and a list of featured artists. Illustrations of stars appear in the background of the flyer.
Date: 2002
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)

[Pamphlet: Taste of Mexico 2004]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an event that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Taste of Mexico 2004" in honor of Cinco de Mayo. The entire pamphlet, which folds out vertically to span three and a half panels, is printed in green tinted gray-scale. The cover of the pamphlet features an ornamental design, the title, and various photographs of the event behind a green backdrop. The first panel and a half includes general information about the festival including the title, a short description, date and time, location, ticket information, and parking information on a green backdrop. The second full-size panel advertises the festival leader, the silent auction, and featured live music on a green backdrop. The last panel lists the restaurants that will be serving food at the festival on a green backdrop. All three and a half panels utilize various arranged photographs of the festival to make up the background. The back of the last panel includes a photograph of a working chef framed by information about sponsors.
Date: 2004

[Pamphlet: Mexican Calendar Legends]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Mexican Calendar Legends". The cover of the pamphlet highlights a fully-colored picture of a painting that depicts an Aztec warrior wearing an orange feathered headdress and gold armor. He is holding a woman who is passed out in his arms; she is wearing a decorated white dress and a flower in her hair. The pamphlet folds out vertically to span three and a half panels long. The half panel, which is at the top, includes the title in large yellow letters as well as three logos from sponsors. The two subsequent panels feature a large, fully colored photograph of a painting of a giant woman walking toward a sail ship that is beached in the background. The woman, who is wearing a white lace dress, is looking behind her. The photo of the painting makes up the background of the two panels. The panels also include the date and times of the opening reception and a members-only guided tour.
Date: 2004

[Pamphlet: "Mexican Calendar Legends" Brochure Translations]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Mexican Calendar Legends, 20th Century Mexican Calendar Art in Galas de Mexico". Along with the title of the exhibition and an image of a painting from the exhibition, the cover of the pamphlet also establishes that the pamphlet is made up of "Brochure Translations" from a separate gallery guide that is in Spanish. The first page features an introduction about the exhibition. The majority of remaining pages list the artists that are included in the exhibition as well as a short biography and description of the type of artwork each one produces. The last two pages list a few of the "classic themes of the calendar paintings". The back cover of the pamphlet features the sponsors of the museum and the exhibition as well as information about the exhibition and the museum.
Date: 2004
Creator: Davis & Davis Translators

[Pamphlet: YLA No. 9, The Young Latino Artists]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "YLA No. 9, The Young Latino Artists Exhibition". The entire pamphlet has a red, white, and black color scheme with gray-scale photographs. The cover of the pamphlet features the title of the exhibition as well as a large photograph of an installation that consists of several striped fabrics. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The half-size panel lists all of the artists involved in the exhibition and their corresponding representative cities. The other three panels are connected by a red dashed line separated by target points labelled with the names of the Texas cities which are represented by the participating artists. There are also three photographs of artworks and credits that run along the dashed line. The bottom of the three panels are also connected by a long red backdrop that includes the title of the exhibition on the first panel. The second panel highlights information regarding the date and times of the opening reception and a members-only preview, the address of the museum, and a short description of the exhibition. The last panel lists the co-curators of the exhibition and past "YLA Artists". It also mentions a collaboration with a nearby gallery and a DJ performance. The back of the middle panels includes information about the Mexic-Arte Museum and it's sponsors. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a red and gray-scale watercolor and ink painting of a cat and three monsters. Artwork credits are at the bottom of the panel.
Date: 2004

[Pamphlet: Santa Barraza: A MexieTejana from Nepantla]

Description: Pamphlet presenting an exhibition at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled Santa Barraza: A MexieTejana from Nepantla. There is an illustration of a profile of an adorned Hispanic face on the front cover of the pamphlet, which was printed on blue speckled paper. There is text on the inside and back of the pamphlet that explains Barraza's style, inspiration, and background. The text is surrounded by more illustrations and copies of the artists' work.
Date: 2000

[Pamphlet: Luz Jiménez, Symbol of a Millennial People]

Description: Pamphlet presenting an exhibit that celebrates the art of Julia "Luz" Jiménez at the Mexic-Arte Museum. The cover of the pamphlet includes exhibit and sponsor information as well as a photograph of Jiménez. There are two statements about the exhibit included in the pamphlet, one from the executive director of the Mexic-Arte Museum Sylvia Orozco, and the other from Blanca Garduño, who is an honorary board member of the museum. A brief biography of the artist and an image of one of her well-known works is also included in the pamphlet. There is a section that lists the Board of Directors and staff of the museum as well as some related activities that are located at the museum.
Date: 2000

[Pamphlet: Collecting Latino Art]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Collecting Latino Art". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long, and the entire pamphlet has magenta backgrounds and borders. The front cover features a photograph of a painting of a buffalo along with the exhibition title. The first panel reiterates the title at the top and includes the dates of the exhibition as well as a list of the contributing artists. There is a small note at the bottom of the panel that informs about the tax-free and free admission days at the museum. The second panel solely features a photograph of a painting from the exhibition. The painting depicts a girl seated on a chair and wearing a white shift dress. Artwork credits are at the side of the painting. The third panel advertises a separate event that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Noche de Fiesta Navideña 2004 [Christmas Night Party 2004]". The panel includes information about the event including the date and times, tickets, location, catering, and music. The pamphlet also mentions a silent auction and "Nacimientos, Nativity Scenes from Local Collections". The background is yellow with a large ornamental bird. The back of the last panel highlights a photograph of a painting that depicts a man holding a small human head on a string harness. The man is wearing a white sheet clipped to his shirt. Artwork credits are at the bottom of the painting. The back of the middle panel contains information about the Mexic-Arte Museum, including the Mexic-Arte logo, sponsorships, phone number, location, hours of operation, and the website.
Date: 2004

[Pamphlet: Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana [Seven Worlds, Veracruz Ceramics]. The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long, and all of the photographs are black and white. The cover features the two words of the Spanish title of the exhibition layered on top of each other. The English translation of the title is included in a smaller typeface below. The first panel on the inside of the pamphlet includes two pictures of worn pointed-toe boots on the left-hand side of the panel. To the right of the photographs, there is information about the opening reception, a members-only preview, and a gallery talk. The third panel includes two short paragraphs about the exhibition at the top of the panel, a list of the contributing artists and curators, and artwork credits for the pamphlet. The third panel highlights a single photograph of an installation at the exhibition. The installation consists of ceramic limbs and body parts on a dark textile surface. The back of the last panel highlights a single photograph of a sculpture of a tall, cylindrical shape. The back of the middle panel features information about the museum, including admission information, the museum logo, hours of operation, address, phone number, website, and sponsors.
Date: 2005

[Pamphlet: Crossing Over Exhibition]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Crossing Over". The exhibition contained artwork by Willie Varela. The pamphlet has been printed in all over red scale, including the photographs. The cover of the pamphlet features a photograph of a corrugated metal fence and a blank billboard in the distance. The title and a descriptive secondary title are also included on the front. The pamphlet opens up to span three and a half panels long. The first panel includes the name of the exhibition as well as the dates and times of the opening reception, a members only preview, and a gallery talk by the artist. The second panel features a large photograph of a dilated eyeball and a statement about the exhibition above. The third panel features a picture of a drawing of an elderly woman standing next to a giant parrot. Details about an exhibition that ran concurrently to the featured exhibition are also included. The half-size panel includes information on sponsorship. The back of the last panel headlines a picture of two Hispanic boys who are looking in different directions. The back of the middle panel details information on the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2004

[Pamphlet: 64 Beds]

Description: Pamphlet of information regarding 64 Beds, an all night performance vigil which took place in December of 1988. The vigil was held to spread awareness about the homeless population and the struggles that the homeless face. Lists of performers and pages of advertisements are also included.
Date: October 1988